Nights for Friday 9 August 2019
7:07 Sonic Tonic - Blue
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, Nicola Gaston MacDiarmid Institute Co-Director and Associate Professor in Physics at the University of Auckland, introduces us to the element Galium and the reason for tonight's sonic tonic dedicated to blue.
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 join influential 1980's alternative pop/rock group Blam Blam Blam in a concert from The Kings Arms Tavern in September 2007
9:07 Country Life
On Country Life tonight Barnett Sporkin-Morrison talks alternative proteins, we take a visit to Riding for the Disabled in North Canterbury, and then Dave and Anne Jordan tell us why they think the world would benefit from the widespread planting and use of hemp.
They have been working for more than a decade to build a hemp industry in New Zealand and now consider it their life's work.
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
Upon the release of Twister, Leisure's second album, founding member Josh Fountain is the RNZ Mixtape selector.
He speaks with Yadana Saw about his work at Golden Age Studio - the home of Lorde's Royals.