7:06 Friday Night Theme

7:40 The Republic of Whangamomona

Justin Gregory takes the Forgotten World Highway to stay at an historic hotel, rediscover a lost civilisation, talk about the past, present and future and join the locals for a drink or two as they celebrate all things Taranaki.

8 pm News and Weather

8:06Wayne Roland Brown: Minstrel on the Move

Wayne Roland Brown shares stories from his years in the music business, his explorations into world music and his time on the opal fields.

8:40 Hells Bells

Tim Fisher, curator, Powerhouse Museum

Putting on an exhibition celebrating one of the greatest rock'n'roll bands in the world, AC/DC...

8:50 Conundrum

The answer and the winner's chosen song.

9 pm News and Weather

9:06 Country Life

Rural news and features.

10 pm News and 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 and Weather

11:06 Classic Concerts

Phoebe Snow - Live. This is a 2008 live recording from the iconic singer and writer of the classic 1970s hits 'Poetry Man' and Harpo's Blues. A vocalist's vocalist whose stature rivals those of contemporaries Linda Ronstadt and Carole King and in the tradition of the late Sara Vaughan. The New York Times described her as a contralto grounded in a bluesy growl and capable of sweeping over four octaves Snow recorded this set of classics, standards and originals live at the intimate 250-seat Bearsville Theatre in Woodstock, New York (Verve)