Nights for Friday 15 November 2019
7:07 Sonic Tonic - Stink
What's your cure for a bad smell.
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, Sarah Masters, Associate Professor of Chemistry at Canterbury University and president of the New Zealand Institute of Chemistry introduces us to the element sulfur and the reason for tonight's sonic tonic dedicated to stink.
Chapter 8 of our true crime satire. Amy is getting creative and finding some new ways to try to find something new to talk about.
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
This week we hear singer-songwriter, television presenter and baby whisperer Anika Moa, performing songs from her album 'The Thinking Room in RNZ's Helen Young Studio from 2002.
9:07 Country Life
Country Life talks to Sarah O'Connell on the eve of the New Zealand Agricultural Show in Christchurch about championing the next generation of cattle exhibitors.
Reefton sparky Greg Topp is among locals who are helping to restore the old hydro scheme on the Inangahua River to its former glory and growers are struggling to keep up with demand for New Zealand's tiny rockit apples.
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
This week's RNZ Music mixtape selector is Mikee Tucker.
As the founder of Loop Recordings, Mikee Tucker has signed and released albums by artists such as The Black Seeds, Fly My Pretties, Kora, L.A.B., Rhian Sheehan and Ria Hall. Now he's touring some of the most influential thinkers in the world too. He speaks with Kirsten Johnstone about the twists and turns his career has taken, and plays some of the songs that have accompanied him on the way.