7:07 Sonic Tonic - Coming Home

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Let the wife make the husband glad to come home, and let him make her sorry to see him leave. Martin Luther

The strength of a nation derives from the integrity of the home. Confucius

The ache for home lives in all of us, the safe place where we can go as we are and not be questioned. Maya Angelou

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There is nothing like staying at home for real comfort. Jane Austen

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A house is not a home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body. Benjamin Franklin

The more one does and sees and feels, the more one is able to do, and the more genuine may be one's appreciation of fundamental things like home, and love, and understanding companionship. Amelia Earhart

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If you go back to your home town or you're reunited with school friends, its always slightly bittersweet because as much as there's nice things in terms of seeing them again, the town has changed without you, and you're no longer a part of it. Edgar Wright

8:12  It's Our Business

Sadly alcohol is commonly associated sexual violence. Tonight's guests are working with bar and club staff to help them spot the possible signs and play a positive role in sexual violence prevention. However it isn't always easy to know what to do when you spot a potentially unsafe situation.

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8:30 Spotlight 

Grove Roots at Waiata Maori Music Awards

Grove Roots at Waiata Maori Music Awards Photo: screencapture/waiata maori music awards

Māori music displayed its diversity and its vitality at the tenth annual Waiata Māori Music Awards last week.
Attendee, nominee and correspondent Noel Woods gauged the health of the waiata and kaupapa of community.

9:07 Country Life 


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Tonight on Country Life old working dogs are given a new life and with the programme having just clocked up its 1000th show, we reminisce about some of the stories covered in that first year.

10:17 Late Edition

A roundup of today's RNZ News and feature interviews as well as Dateline Pacific from RNZ International.

11:07 The Mixtape

Andrew Dubber - digital era expert on radio and music

Andrew Dubber - digital era expert on radio and music Photo: supplied

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's mixtape guest is music technologist, author, broadcaster, and academic Andrew Dubber. Along with his partner Michela Magas he runs Music Tech Fest, and lives in Sweden with two big fluffy dogs. Back in NZ to celebrate his 50th birthday, he shares a mixtape of songs close to his heart.