7:07 Sonic Tonic

Music with magic and mischief spun into an surreal sensation of mayhem and maybe magnificence. Tonight, toys.

8:12 National Dog Show

The Discover Dogs Eukanuba National Dog Show is described as canine version of New Zealand’s Got Talent. Over 3 days, an estimated 1700 purebred dogs representing over 100 different breeds from across New Zealand and Australia will compete to take out the coveted Best In Show title. Plus there's obedience and agility competitions, as well as some quirky events. We'll talk to Kaye Findlayson the Operations Manager for the event, which started today in Christchurch and continues over the weekend.

8:30 Spotlight 

On Friday 18 November 1988, Run-D.M.C. played The Powerstation in Auckland. Under the Influence: Run-D.M.C. is the story of how the Queens trio's one-night-only appearance altered the course of rap music in this country.

9:07 Country Life 

Tonight, floppy-eared cattle with humps and harvesting Wellington's wind, and the team talks about  a new series  of rural films from Ngā Taonga Sound & Vision.

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 Mix Tape

For the latest series of The Mixtape, RNZ Music invites guests to compile a C60 of local sounds, and talk us through their selections.This week, poet, rapper, writer and youth mentor Dominic Hoey aka Tourettes  joins Kirsten Johnstone to talk through a wordy selection of songs that have shaped his work.


Music played in this show

Sonic Tonic - Toys

Artist:                   James & Bobby Purify
Song:                   I'm your puppet

Artist:                   Toy Love
Song:                   Toy Love Song

Artist:                   The Accelerants
Song:                   Ray Gun

Artist:                   Sandie Shaw
Song:                   Puppet on a String

Artist:                   Nancy Sinatra
Song:                   Bang Bang (my baby shot me down)

Artist:                   Aerosmith
Song:                   Toys in the Attic

Artist:                   Peter, Paul and Mary
Song:                   The Marvellous Toy

Artist:                   Aqua
Song:                   Barbie Girl

Artist:                   David Bowie
Song:                   Come And Buy My Toys

Artist:                   Frank Zappa
Song:                   Uncle Bernies Farm

Artist:                   Chuck Berry
Song:                   My ding-a-ling

Artist:                   Netherworld Dancing Toys                         
Song:                   For Today

Artist:                   Splogenessabounds                      
Song:                   Two Little Boys