Nights for 23 October 2009

7:06 pm Friday Night Theme

Music and fun.

7:40 Flash

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

8 pm News & Weather

8:06 New Zealand Musicians in Berlin

The traditional London OE seems to be "so last decade" for a large group of New Zealand musicians.

Attracted by the rich culture and dirt-cheap rent, several local acts are now calling the German capital home.

And despite not a word of German being spoken among them, the Kiwi music mafia is getting its message across…

Music reporter Julie Hill speaks to New Zealand émigrés An Emerald City, the Benka Boradovsky Bordello Band and Ginger Brown - and finds herself at a gig appropriately named 'A Kiwi Invasion'.

8:35 Home experiments

Jan Wikaira, laboratory manager, X-ray Crystallography Laboratory, University of Canterbury

Chemistry education and experiments to try at home.

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 Womad Taranaki 2009