Nights for Friday 5 June 2009

7 pm News & Weather

7:06 pm Friday Night Theme

Music and fun.

7:40 pm Flash

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

8 pm News & Weather

8:06 Cosmic Guitar Gurus Part Two: The Harvey Mann Story - From Underdog to Living Force

The second and final part of Cosmic Guitar Gurus tells the story of how, in his early teens, Harvey Mann left his hometown of Mt Maunganui where he'd been playing in a rock 'n roll band and, with another local musician Archie Bowie, arrived in Auckland to form the McGee St Underdogs.

8:35 Bequeathing Skin

Geoff Ostling - retired history teacher.

An odd bequeath, to leave one's skin to Canberra's National Gallery, but Mr Ostling's skin is virtually covered in tattoos of exotic flowers.

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.