7:07 Sonic Tonic - Teeth

What did you cut your teeth on?

8:10 Element of the Week

To mark 2019 as the year of the Periodic Table, RNZ Nights has teamed up with the MacDiarmid Institute to bring you Element of The Week.

Tonight, Leatham Landon-Lane, MacDiarmid Institute researcher and PhD student at the University of Canterbury introduces us to the element vanadium and the reason for tonight's sonic tonic dedicated to TEETH!

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 Friday Night Live session we join indie-pop five piece Pluto performing in RNZ's Helen Young Studio in 2001.

9:07 Country Life 

On Country Life: British woman Jo Watson was homesick so she opened a quirky tea room in the middle of her home in rural Taranaki. There are crocheted blankets for knees, knitting needles to pick up, eight types of scones and crazy hats to wear.

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Also ... the international business consultant who's working Smarter not Harder to make her Manawatu farm more efficient and a happier place to work by introducing principles that revolutionised car manufacturing.

A shadow board in the farm dairy ensures tools are in place.

A shadow board in the farm dairy ensures tools are in place. Photo: RNZ/Carol Stiles

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

Making a mixtape this week, RNZ News presenter Nicola Wright joins Elliott Childs to talk about her career behind the microphone, her love of The Hitchiker's Guide to the Galaxy and charting the fortunes of her favourite English Premiere League club, Chelsea.

RNZ News Presenter Nicola Wright

RNZ News Presenter Nicola Wright Photo: RNZ