7:07 Sonic Tonic - Rockets

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket with a demo Crew Dragon spacecraft lifts off from pad 39A at the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Fla., Saturday, March 2, 2019.

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8:10 Element of the Week - Aluminium

Franck Natali is Senior Lecturer School of Chemical and Physical Sciences at Victoria University Wellington.  Tonight he's talking Aluminium.

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8:15 Dateline Pacific

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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 the iconic, inspiring, much-loved singer, songwriter & composer Tim Finn live in session for RNZ in 2008 and 2011.

9:07 Country Life 

On Country Life this week Hemp pioneer Mack MacIntosh thinks the hardy plant has huge potential as an arable crop for food, fibre and nutraceuticals. He was granted New Zealand's first license to grow industrial hemp and is currently developing eight new low-THC cultivars at his research and breeding plot in the Catlins.

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The team's also talking soils, and how we really don't have a good handle on soil types in many areas, with Dr Scott Fraser of Manaaki Whenua Landcare Research.

10:17 Lately

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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

Karyn Rachtman is one of the most influential music supervisors in the world, after her work soundtracking films like Pulp Fiction, Boogie Nights and Moulin Rouge.

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Joining us for the RNZ Music Mixtape, she shares five of her favourite songs, and discusses working with some of the world's best directors.