7:06 Friday Night Theme

7:40 NZ Society

8 pm News and Weather

8:06Fame and Flares: Hi-Revving Tongues

The Hi-Revving Tongues were among New Zealand's earliest purveyors of psychedelic pop music, wowing audiences on both sides of the Tasman with their madcap antics.

8:40 Iowa City

Hinemoana Baker, poet and musician

Recently returned from an exchange to the University of Iowa's International Writing Programme - adventures in the wild midwest.

8:50 Conundrum

The answer and the winner's chosen song.

9 pm News and Weather

9:06 Nights 2010 Retrospective

As the Country Life team have been drafted in to help prepare Santa for tonight's journey - it appears google maps does not have street view of all of New Zealand's rural roads - Nights host Bryan Crump takes the reins to offer a retrospective on the year that was... 2010.

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 Wayne's Music for Christmas Eve

Two hours of songs for Christmas Eve selected and presented by Wayne Mowat (RNZ)