Nights for Friday 15 May 2009

7 pm News & Weather

7:06 pm Friday Night Theme

Music and fun.

7:40 pm Flash

Includes Access All Areas, NZ Society, The Vault, Asian Report and other interesting snippets.

8 pm News & Weather

8:06 Fly My Pretties - The Radio Play

The brain-child of Blackseeds frontman Barnaby Weir, Fly My Pretties brings together songwriters and instrumentalists from all over the musical spectrum for sit-down, recorded performances.

For the third incarnation of Fly My Pretties, the musicians are joined on stage by Barnaby Weir's legendary father, storyteller Dick Weir, who will weave an original story into the music.

8:35 The Polka-Meister

Jimmy Sturr - musican, band leader and radio host

Life as a multi-Grammy award winning polka maestro.

8:50 Conundrum:

The answer and the winner's chosen song.

9 pm News & Weather

9:06 Country Life:

Rural news and features.

10 pm News & Weather

10:17 Late Edition:

A review of the leading news from Morning Report, Nine to Noon, Afternoons and Checkpoint. Also hear the latest news from around the Pacific on Radio New Zealand International's Dateline Pacific.

11 pm News & Weather

11:06 Friday Finale

Music performances and documentaries.