NIGHTS on RNZ National 
with skipper. Bryan Crump & navigator. Robyn Rockgirl Walker

On the show tonight (Friday)...

Birth of Venus by Sandro Botticelli

Birth of Venus by Sandro Botticelli Photo: Google Art Project

7:07 Sonic Tonic - beauty
> music with magic and mischief spun into an surreal sensation of mayhem and maybe magnificence...

8:12 Other Sports & The Overseas Sports Correspondents - SPORT UNITED KINGDOM
BBC sports journalist Russell Fuller keeps the score court side... Great Britain win tennis' Davis Cup for the first time since 1936; Leicester City's Jamie Vardy has just become the first player to score in 11 consecutive Premier League matches; and Manchester lad of Irish traveller heritage, Tyson Fury beat Wladimir Klitschko in Germany to become the heavyweight champion of the world...

Andy Murray

roster: Helene Elliott (Los Angeles, USA); Paul Kennedy (Melbourne, Australia); Russell Fuller (London, United Kingdom); & Dave Raish (Berlin, Germany) Photo: PHOTOSPORT

8:25 Spotlight 
> musical Kiwis (under a spotlight)

8:52 conundrum answer - an explanation of clues & winner's song

9:07 Country Life 
> keeps it rural

9:55 Small Satire - Go Ahead Caller pt 3 of 5

10:17 Late Edition
> a round up of today's RNZ News and feature interviews as well as Date Line Pacific from RNZ International

11:07 The Eleventh Hour - Joni Mitchell - The Circle Game pt 5 of 6
> the Friday finale

... nights' time is the right time...