7:07 Sonic Tonic - Calm

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Photo: Photo taken by Muu-karhu [CC BY-SA 3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/)], from Wikimedia Commons

8:10 Element of The Week - Lithium

Tonight,Auckland University Chemistry Lecturer Nicola Gaston, has a brief guide to Lithium.

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Photo: Brenton [Public domain], from Wikimedia Commons

8:15 Dateline Pacific

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Photo: RNZ

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 performance we join indie folk singer-songwriter Dave Baxter AKA Avalanche City at Studio the venue in July 2011

Avalanche City

Avalanche City Photo: wikipedia

Radio New Zealand engineer Andre Upston was on deck to capture the performance, ensuring RNZ Music listeners a front row seat

9:07 Country Life 

Country Life goes to a wild horse sale at the St. James conservation area near Hanmer. Twenty horses, all aged two or three years old, were mustered from the isolated Ada Valley and go under the hammer at the cattle yards of what was once an 80,000 hectare cattle station.

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Photo: RNZ/Cosmo Kentish-Barnes

10:17 Lately

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Photo: RNZ

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

In 1993 Phil Bell AKA Sir Vere co-founded 95bFM's True School Hip Hop Show. Since then he's dabbled in TV and publishing, and is now Program and Content Diector at Mai FM.

DJ Sir-Vere aka Phil Bell

DJ Sir-Vere aka Phil Bell Photo: Provided

Ahead of the True School reunion happening as part of bFM's 50th anniversary, Phil talked to us about five of his favourite songs, and what they mean to him.