7:07 Sonic Tonic - Number One

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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, Dr Anna Garden, MacDiarmid Institute Associate Investigator and Senior Lecturer in Chemistry at the University of Otago introduces us to the element hydrogen and the reason for tonight's sonic tonic dedicated to the number one.

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 we feature the laid-back sound of Breaks Co-Op performing at Leigh Sawmill in May 2006..

9:07 Country Life 

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On Country Life tonight we speak to Will Morrison who runs Mangara Station and feeds animals born there into Fern Flats, the home farm managed by his brother Richard. The Morrison family has been farming the same bit of land near Marton since 1864.  Then we head to Banks Peninsula and a farmer leading the way in terms of Charolais cattle genetics. The Charolais originated in central France in the provinces of Charolles and were first introduced in New Zealand in the late sixties.

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

Tonight's Mixtape is chosen by Concord Dawn, a drum n bass duo made up of Matt Harvey and Evan Short.

They started making music in 1999, releasing four albums together as a duo before Evan departed and Matt continued solo.

Matt Harvey, Tiki Taane, Evan Short

Matt Harvey, Tiki Taane, Evan Short Photo: supplied

To celebrate their twentieth anniversary they reunited for a Nationwide tour, and there's a new Concord Dawn EP called 1999 available now.