7:07 Sonic Tonic - Cosy


What Keeps You Cosy at Night?

tea pot with knitted tea cosy sheep

Photo: Dirk Ingo Franke / CC BY-SA (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0)

8:15 Dateline Pacific

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Photo: RNZ

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 a selection of recordings from Whanganui based solo artist Anthonie Tonnon in the RNZ Studios    

Anthonie Tonnon waiting for the train on his Rail Land tour

Anthonie Tonnon waiting for the train on his Rail Land tour Photo: Ana Tovey

9:07 Country Life 

Russell Lowe is retiring after spending almost 50 years developing kiwifruit  - he's credited with helping save Gold kiwifruit after the original variety collapsed when the disease PSA hit.

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Photo: RNZ/Carol Stiles

A farmer-owned earth dam near Fairlie provides reliable irrigation for 16,000 hectares of farmland in South Canterbury. It also has a seven megawatt power station that contributes to the local electricity network. The 50-metre high structure was completed in 1998 and Opuha Water chief executive Andrew Mockford says it has boosted the local economy well beyond the farm-gate.

10:17 Lately

Robert Kelly is in for Karyn Hay on Lately all this week.  Keeping you up to date if you're up late. 

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Photo: RNZ /Dom Thomas

11:07 The Mixtape

Tonight's mixtape selector is Mark Kneebone, the man behind Laneway festival and many of the biggest concerts that have played in Aotearoa. He shares his tunes and tales with Yadana Saw.

Casually dressed man holding a cute West Highland terrier dog in front of a red velvet curtain

Mark Kneebone Photo: Supplied