Nights for Friday 5 August 2016
7:07 Sonic Tonic
Music with magic and mischief spun into an surreal sensation of mayhem and maybe magnificence.
Ayesha McGowan hopes to be the first African American professional female road cyclist.
8:12 Nights' Sport - Rio Preview
We preview the action to come from the Rio games with with ABC sports presenter Paul Kennedy, BBC sports journalist Russell Fuller, and LA Times sports journalist Helene Elliott.
Marlon Williams - in Session - Lyttelton's Marlon Williams is back at home after a whirlwind year touring the UK, US and Europe and following the release of his debut, self-titled album. He premieres a new song, pays tribute to the late bluegrass pioneer Ralph Stanley, and catches up with Music 101's Kirsten Johnstone at The Sitting Room.
9:07 Country Life
Country Life goes shopping for a bull deep in King Country, the team meets the gentle giants of the equine world and has the final episode in possumer Colin Cox's memoir, this week he's jumping in a cold bath to test the insulating properties of possum fur.
10:17 Late Edition
A roundup of today's RNZ News and feature interviews as well as Date Line Pacific from RNZ International.
11:07 The Friday Finale
For the latest series of The Mixtape, Music 101 invites guests to compile a C60 of local sounds, and talk us through their selections. This week Checkpoint's John Campbell sits down with Sam Wicks.