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

The Pioneer Promo Video 2016 from The Pioneer on Vimeo.

8:12 Nights' Sport - The Pioneer
race along the Southern Alps for seven days straight - Lagardere Oceania CEO Dave Beeche has created The Pioneer, a ride from Christchurch to Queenstown aiming to be an international bucket-list mountain bike event, it starts this weekend: 31 January - 6 February 2016 - it will also feature competitor Julian Dimech, anaesthetist at Middlemore Hospital, who is also raising funds for Kidz First Children Hospital ...

sport roster: Europe, Australia, United Kingdom & United States of America, plus sports beyond the primary codes

8:25 Spotlight - Phil Collins Reassessed
musical Kiwis (well not in this case, but you can feel it coming in the air tonight, hold on, it's Phil...)

Phil Collins

Phil Collins Photo: Phil Collins

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

9:07 Country Life 
keeping it rural

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 Friday Finale - Don Henley at the Moody Theatre pt 1 of 2

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