7:07 Sonic Tonic - Pools

What's your favourite swimming pool?

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Photo: Phillip Capper [CC BY 2.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)]

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, Duncan McGillivray, MacDiarmid Institute Principal Investigator and Associate Professor of Physical Chemistry at the University of Auckland introduces us to the element chlorine and the reason for tonight's sonic tonic dedicated to pools.

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 feature highlights from Dust to Dusky, a 2016 tribute to pop-soul vocalist Dusty Springfield.

Dust to Dusky

Dust to Dusky Photo: Gate Photography

9:07 Country Life 

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Photo: RNZ/Carol Stiles

On Country Life we hear about new research into the profitability of carbon neutral dairying, a boutique meat company that's thinking big and people around the Manawatu town of Kimbolton are getting creative with chicken wire in the name of mental health

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Photo: Sally Round

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

Ahead of his tour with his band the Mutton Birds this summer, musician Don McGlashan picks his favourite songs for Kirsten Johnstone, and talk us through his selections.

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Photo: Leisha Knox