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

8:06Jan Preston: Boogie Woogie Keyboard Queen

Keith Newman talks to Jan Preston about her colourful career.

8:40 Commonwealth Games Report

Aarti Betigeri, India correspondent and blogger

An Indian perspective on Delhi being chosen as the host city of the 19th Commonwealth Games.

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

Bobby Darin - Darin at the Copa. Recorded live at the prestigious New York Copacabana Club in June 1960, the 23 year Bobby Darin was at his peak. Variety magazine said "Darin's finger snapping, jazzy and extremely hep delivery has its moments of humor, ease and at all times, a singular brand of charm that make it big at this particular scene." The show includes his Grammy Award winning signature tune Mack The Knife and a hot track listing from the Great American Song Book of standards and his own hit composition Dream Lover (Atlantic)