Nights for Friday 24 June 2016
7:07 Sonic Tonic
Music with magic and mischief spun into an surreal sensation of mayhem and maybe magnificence...
In June 2000 an oil tanker sank off the coast of South Africa. What followed was a mission to save thousands of African, or Jackass, penguins from the oil slick. Conservationists Tony Williams and Dayan de Napoli remember.
8:12 Flying High
18 year old Connor Leech is flying high thanks to a scholarship from The Dust Palace circus school. We'll talk to Connor and school's co-owner, performer, and actor Eve Gordon.
9:07 Country Life
The Southland Community Nursery in Otatara grows locally sourced native plants best suited for Southland conditions. About 8000 plants have been grown this year and most are allotted to nursery volunteers who plant them on their properties.
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
The legendary frontman of The Clash and punk rock icon Joe Strummer was an avid radio listener and music collector; between 1998 and 2001 he hosted his London Calling radio show for the BBC World Service playing an eclectic mix of punk, reggae, folk, jazz and world music. Delivered with his trademark sincerity and humour there was no telling what Joe might cue up next. In this episode Joe Strummer takes us to South Africa, Morocco, Columbia & Hawaii alongside classics from Van Morrison, Dean Martin & The McCoys.
Music played in this show
Sonic Tonic - Leave
Artist: The Smiths
Song: Knowing me Knowing you
Artist: Twisted Sister
Song: We're not going to take it
Artist: The children
Song: So long farewell
Artist: PJ Harvey
Song: The Last Living Rose
Song: wake me up before you go-go
Artist: Rage against the Machine
Song: Take the Power Back
Artist: The Sex Pistols
Song: My Way