Nights for Friday 29 May 2015
7:06 Sonic Tonic
8:10 Sport: FIFA Under-20 World Cup is here
Kick-off is this weekend for the FIFA Under-20 Football (Soccer) World Cup, being held throughout New Zealand - the first game pits the home team against Ukraine.
8:25 Music Feature: Tally Ho! Dunedin Sound Songs & Singers
On Saturday 28 February 2015, 20 iconic Dunedin songs from local musicians like The Chills, The Clean, Straitjacket Fits and The Verlaines were reworked by the Southern Sinfonia with favourite sons Shayne Carter, Martin Phillipps, David Kilgour and soprano, Anna Leese at the Dunedin Town Hall. Radio New Zealand’s Andre Upston was on hand to capture their orchestral collaboration, which was arranged by Dr Graeme Downes.
9:06 Country Life
Rural news and features.
10:17 Late Edition
11:06 The Byrds: There is a Season
The Byrds, covering 1964 to 1967: The all-too-brief hit making years of the band's original five members - Roger McGuinn, David Crosby, Chris Hillman, Gene Clark and Michael Clarke. They were an electrified folk band who topped the charts with some of the decade's most innovative singles and albums. By 1967 their musical harmony was engulfed by the off-stage disharmony that pushed them to reach those heights (1 of 2).