Nights for Friday 4 May 2018
7:07 Sonic Tonic
When I fly British Airways, I can't help but read the free Daily Mail, which makes me glad I am leaving the country. Martin Parr
People who read the tabloids deserve to be lied to. Jerry Seinfeld
I tell you, the paparazzi would not be sitting outside if they realized I was the most boring person in Hollywood. Victoria Beckham
The man who reads nothing at all is better educated than the man who reads nothing but newspapers. Thomas Jefferson
8:10 Something for the Weekend
This week's something for the weekend is the start of the duck shooting season - tomorrow morning.
We talk to Don Rood from Fish and Game NZ and duck shooter Richard Smith.
8:15 Dateline Pacific
RNZ Pacific's daily current affairs programme covering the major Pacific stories of the week, with background and reaction from the people making the news.
Jools and Lynda Topp reflect on a musical career that began as an adventure away from their family farm that has taken them to the frontline of New Zealand's protest movements, music venues and television screens.
9:07 Country Life
On Country life the team meet an apple harvesting gang, and also an apple orchard owner ...along with a Marlborough Sounds farmer who is diversifying into hops...
In the feature story, farmer and film-maker Gaylene Barnes grows produce for the local market with her brother Andrew. Growing food is part of his long term rehabilitation plan after suffering a traumatic brain injury.. while Gaylene's latest documentary "Seven Rivers Walking" premiered at last year's Christchurch International Film Festival.
Lately with Karyn Hay is a late night radio show on RNZ National, with an eye on live events, an ear for music, a great sense of humour and a genuine interest in people and their stories.
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, producer and songwriter Estere.