Nights for Friday 25 July 2014
7:06 Sonic Tonic
8:10 Jumping High
At the final stages of her preparations, Rotorua-born Olympian heptathlete Sarah Cowley has now narrowed her focus and is set to compete solely in high jumping at this year's Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.
8:25 Music Feature
Dream-pop duo French for Rabbits have just completed their second tour of Europe, playing at festivals, bars and living rooms. Hear softly spoken tales from the road, as Brooke Singer and John Fitzgerald ramble around Europe, charming audiences from Switzerland to the Czech Republic.
Ten acts including SJD and Mara TK played for the emancipation of the people of West Papua at a central Auckland fundraiser for outspoken West Papuan journalist and human rights advocate, Victor Mambor. Nick Atkinson was there to talk to the performers.
9:06 Country Life
Rural news and features.
10:17 Late Edition
11:06 WOMAD Taranaki 2014
Aotearoa's own Kimbra who, not having played in New Zealand for some time, pulls a vibrant, young and very large crowd. Also hear Brooklyn, New York based band, Red Baraat ignite the audience with their mix of Indian Bhangra rhythms with a New Orleans brass section.