7:07 Sonic Tonic - Bones

What are you feeling in your bones tonight?

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7:10 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, MacDiarmid Institute Principal Investigator and Lecturer in Chemistry at the Victoria University of Wellington,  Natalie Plank introduces us to the element Boron and the reason for tonight's sonic tonic dedicated to Bones.

8:05 Killjoy

Chapter 7 of our true-crime satire. Seeking refuge in an unlikey place could just be the key to unlocking the investigative puzzle.

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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

In Friday Night Live we join Dave Dobbyn and friends from his May 2013 tour 'Stories Old & New'.

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9:07 Country Life 

Country Life meets the Seaweed Man, Steve Matthews loves the wild Wairarapa coast where he's worked on farms most of his life. Intrigued by the deer he used to see munching seaweed on the beach, the pensioner started up his own little business foraging and selling the stuff.

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But perhaps the grass is greener, Brandon Dalton moved to Lees Valley in Canterbury from a ranch in eastern Montana and now works alongside 13 other staff to keep the 20 thousand hectare station ticking over.

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Then to farming with the Future in Mind. A fourth generation Canterbury dairy farmer is embracing regenerative agriculture. John Legg has been using the approach for three years and says soil health has improved dramatically since he stopped using synthetic fertilisers

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 RNZ Mixtape selector is broadcaster, comedienne and writer Michele A'Court.  She shares his songs and stories with Yadana Saw.

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