Nights for Friday 29 April 2011
7:06 Sonic Tonic
8 pm News and Weather
8:06 Musical Chairs:The Secret Life of Lyricists
What makes a great song lyric? Is it the same process as writing a poem? Does it need to rhyme? Does it need to mean anything at all? Julie Hill asks musicians and music lovers about some of their favourite wordsmiths in song.
8:35 Pet Day: New Zealand Wildlife
The work of The New Zealand Wildlife Health Centre and what to do if you find injured wildlife with Australian veterinarian Brett Gartrell.
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
11 pm News and Weather
11:06 Brian Wilson and the California Sound
William Dart explores the world of American song writer Brian Wilson (Pt 4 of 6, RNZ)