7:06 Sonic Tonic

8 pm News and Weather

8:06 Musical Chairs featuring Annea Lockwood

Kirsten Johnstone talks to a composer who is best known for drowning, planting, and burning pianos.

8:35 Buffalo Soldiers

The history of America's Buffalo Soldiers and their contribution to making the Western Frontier safe, fictionalised by Erich Hicks in Rescue at Pine Ridge.

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 Womad Taranaki 2011