Nights for Friday 27 October 2017
7:07 Sonic Tonic - Rudeness
You can't be truly rude until you understand good manners. Rita Mae Brown
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It's a rather rude gesture, but at least it's clear what you mean. Katharine Hepburn
8:12 Shemozzle for the Weekend
This weekend sees the worlds largest gathering of Huntaway dogs in the town of Hunterville. We get the definition of shemozzle from Chairman of the Hunterville Huntaway Festival, Shane Ratima
:Skiffle was a youth cultural revolution that has been downplayed in histories of British rock, says singer-songwriter and activist Billy Bragg - and he's written a book about it. He talks to Nick Bollinger.
9:07 Country Life
On Country life tonight… Southland dairy farmers Robin and Lois Greer said No to chemicals 15 years ago after becoming concerned that conventional farming was affecting people's health…
And... a small yarn manufacturer in Napier has gone from employing 85 staff in its hey-day, to about 18 now. Cheap imports from China undercut wool knitting yarns made in NZ but Design Spun has hung in there and its co- owner Phil Chatterton thinks they'll survive at the level they're at now.
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
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 RNZ Music's Kirsten Johnstone, Alex Behan, Tony Stamp, Nick Bollinger and Jana Whitta pick their favourite songs from spring 2017.