Friday 9 April 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 Is God in the Music?

What defines Christian music? Is the belief system expressed only via lyrics, or is performing music itself an act of worship? Starting at Parachute Music Festival 2010, we sought out people's thoughts and opinions on the relationship between religion and performers. Talking to punters, promoters and bands alike, we ask how Is God in the Music?'

8:40 Creepy Christchurch

Karen Healey, gender researcher and author

Her new teen novel Guardian of the Dead and it's mixing of Maori myths into contemporary fantasy, as well as a formal interest in comics.

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 Tapestry of the Times

Some historical duet performances from old-time music virtuosos Doc Watson & Bill Monroe, Piedmont Blues legends John Cephas & Phil Wiggins, and women bluegrass pioneers Hazel Dickens & Alice Gerrard. Real music, real people, and the stories behind the sounds.