NIGHTS on RNZ National 
with host. Paul Brennan & navigator. Robyn Rockgirl Walker

On the show tonight (Friday)...

Wandering in New Zealand

Wandering in New Zealand Photo: Kaikoura Wilderness

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

8:12 Other Sports & The Overseas Sports Correspondents - SPORT USA
LA Times sports journalist Helene Elliott has a penchant for fast moving competitions where pucks are hit by sticks... the upcoming retirement of Kobe Bryant of the NBA's Los Angeles Lakers...

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

8:25 Spotlight - Aotearoa Futurism pt 1 of 2: Space Maori and Astronesians
> 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 5 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 - WOMAD Taranaki 2016 - preview
> the Friday finale

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