7:07 Sonic Tonic - Happy/Sad Songs


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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

Sami Sisters 2011

Sami Sisters 2011 Photo: Supplied

In Friday Night Live we go to The Kings Arms Tavern in 2011 for a set from The Sami Sisters who were celebrating the release of their 2011 album ‘Happy Heartbreak’

Sami Sisters stage at Kings Arms

Sami Sisters stage at Kings Arms Photo: RNZ/Supplied?

9:07 Country Life 

Country Life heads to the Hutt Valley where a micro farming movement is helping to feed hundreds of needy people. Urban Kai set up by The Common Unity Project involves keen gardeners, state house tenants and prisoners and demand for the veggies they produce has soared during these pandemic times.

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Photo: RNZ/Sally Round

Also on Country Life, how kanuka honey is helping heal skin complaints in the multi-million dollar US healthcare market.

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Photo: Susan Murray RNZ

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

Tonights RNZ Mix Tape features Music writer Graham Reid. Reid has been a permanent fixture on the NZ music scene for decades, writing about our local scene as well as a long list of international musicians of all genres and nationalities. He is equally a broadcaster, an award-winning travel, arts and music author who has published 2 books and continues to inform, entertain and educate a wide demographic with his popular website Elsewhere.co.nz. 

Graham Reid

Graham Reid Photo: Supplied