7:06 Sonic Tonic

8 pm News and Weather

8:06 Music feature: Rumble & Bang – the story of Chants R & B

Christchurch in the mid-60s was host to a thriving music scene – Ray Columbus, Dinah Lee and Max Merritt and the Meteors all had their start there, and were already pursuing their dreams further north. One band - Chants R & B - was just starting out, winning the Battle Of The Bands contest at Addington Showgrounds in 1964.

This feature looks at that music scene and society in Christchurch in the mid-60s, via the soundtrack from a new film about Chants R&B called Rumble and Bang...

8:35 Rugby World Cup 2011 : The Little (Big) Guys

Supporters and fans of the lower ranked teams and Kiwis who have adopted other countries at the start of the tournament revelling in their enthusiasm for the next six weeks of competition ahead.

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