7:07 Sonic Tonic - Classics

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

8:12 Something for The Weekend

Australasia's biggest tattoo event The New Zealand Tattoo & Art Festival is back for the 7th time with the best artists in every style of tattooing at the TSB Stadium in New Plymouth this weekend, the 25 & 26 November 2017 at the TSB Stadium in New Plymouth.

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8:30 Spotlight  Photo: supplied

Accomplished singer songwriter Lawrence Arabia aka Andrew Milne performs a mix of old and new songs at 'The Studio'  in Auckland as part of this year's Others Way Festival

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Photo: Supplied

9:07 Country Life 

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Photo: By Aleks (Own work) [GFDL (http://www.gnu.org/copyleft/fdl.html) or CC BY-SA 3.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

Tonight on Country life, Duncan Smith and Susan Murray take a look at a Salvation Army farm run by John and Liz Chittock helps equip young cadets with the skills they need for a career in agriculture and talk to Don Shaw, an AI Technician which means at this time of the year he's up early visiting dairy farms every morning inseminating cows that have come on heat.

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 guest is Sharon O’Neill the newest inductee into the NZ Music Hall of Fame. She speaks Yadana Saw about the 45 years she has spent in the music industry.

Sharon O'Neill on the red carpet at the 2017 VNZMAs

Sharon O'Neill on the red carpet at the 2017 VNZMAs Photo: Copyright Topic Photography 2017