Nights for Friday 14 September 2018
7:07 Sonic Tonic
If the people cannot trust their government to do the job for which it exists - to protect them and to promote their common welfare - all else is lost. Barack Obama
We might make mistakes but we will make other things too. Michael Joseph Savage
If women have young children, they are one man away from welfare. Gloria Steinem
Both Marx and Christ agree that in this life, a right action is consideration for the welfare of others. Gore Vidal
8:10 Something for The Weekend
The Vice President of the North Island St.Bernard Association, Charmaine Kendrick joins us to tell us about their dog carting day at the Leamington Domain on Sunday.
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.
8:30 Friday Night Live
For this Friday Night Live we go back to 2004 with Dimmer, the brainchild of musician Shayne Carter performing live at RNZ's Helen Young Studio. Radio New Zealand engineer Andre Upston was on deck to capture the in-studio performance, ensuring RNZ Music listeners a front row seat.
9:07 Country Life
On Country Life this week Mananui Ramsden is Environment Canterbury's cultural land management advisor and is helping farmers on land near Te Waihora/Lake Ellesmere to understand and implement new rules designed to protect Mahinga kai in the region. Mahinga kai refers to Ngāi Tahu interests in traditional food and other natural resources and the places where those resources are obtained.
Also, the possum man Stu Bracegirdle loves possums!... He's made his living from them for more than 40 years. He buys skins, fur and, if they are fresh enough, carcasses for pet food. He even picks up road kill when he's out and about in his motor-home.
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.
Don McGlashan has emerged from his songwriting cocoon to flutter around the country in September and October. He'll be playing songs from his well-loved back catalogue as a solo artist, with The Mutton Birds, The Front Lawn and Blam Blam Blam, and road-testing some new songs too. He joins Kirsten Johnstone for a mixtape of songs gifted to him by friends.