Nights for Friday 17 November 2017
7:07 Sonic Tonic
I think that there is always a part of utopia in any romantic relationship. Pedro Almodovar
For other nations, utopia is a blessed past never to be recovered; for Americans it is just beyond the horizon. Henry Kissinger
To know oneself is to disbelieve utopia. Michael Novak
Every utopia - let's just stick with the literary ones - faces the same problem: What do you do with the people who don't fit in? Margaret Atwood
Capitalism is always evaluated against dreams. Utopia is a dream. It doesn't exist. Rush Limbaugh
Our life dreams the Utopia. Our death achieves the Ideal. Victor Hugo
8:12 Something for The Weekend
Dweezil Zappa will be bringing his father's music to New Zealand in early 2018, in spite of a family feud over Frank Zappa's legacy. He spoke about the pleasures and pitfalls of his project to Nick Bollinger.
9:07 Country Life
Country Life takes a look at Environment Southland's Focus Farm Activity Plan is being taken up by an increasing number of farmers and whizzes around a Space Museum in a small Waikato town.
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's mixtape selector is Wellington film composer and music editor Stephen Gallagher.