7:06 Sonic Tonic

8:10 Me Kōrero - Competitive Ballooning

Competing at this weekend's 'Balloons Over Wairarapa' event, Mark Brown will be in the air piloting his balloon 'Hamilton'.

8:25 Respect Yourself: The Story of Stax Records

Stax Records was a totally integrated music studio and record label in Memphis. Music proved to be a weapon for change in the struggle for racial and social equality as well as launching the careers of Otis Redding, Isaac Hayes, The Staple Singers, Booker T and the MG's, Sam and Dave and many more. It's a story of triumph and tragedy that ends in litigation and the label going bankrupt.
Trevor Reekie talks with author Robert Gordon about his new book, Respect Yourself: Stax Records and the Soul Explosion..

9:06 Country Life

Rural news and features.

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.

11:06 The Nerve - Music and the Human Experience

The Pipe, the Drum and the Thunder Run (Music & War) (3 of 6, CBC)