7:07 Sonic Tonic - Patience

What are YOU waiting for?


Photo: Michael Himbeault, CC BY 2.0 , via Wikimedia Commons

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 one of NZ's most popular and top selling artists of all time, Brooke Fraser, who performs a set of origi-nals and covers in RNZ's Helen Young Studio in 2004    

Brooke Fraser, June 15 2015, at Holy Trinity Cathedral

Brooke Fraser, June 15 2015, at Holy Trinity Cathedral Photo: Megan Moss

9:07 Country Life 

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In Country Life this week we have dogs day out in Gisborne, the 90's file on Heather Gee-Taylor and we visit a cropping farmer at Sheffield in Canterbury who is milling his own wheat and selling the flour to bakers around the country. 

Country Life

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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

Our guest today picking the songs and making this mixtape their own is artist and composer Lawrence Arabia - real name James Milne.

Lawrence Arabia

Lawrence Arabia Photo: Supplied

James Milne started his musical career with his band The Reduction Agents, and these days, as well as releasing music under the name Lawrence Arabia, he also makes music with Mike Fabulous from The Black Seeds - their project called Fabulous Arabia.  

Lawrence Arabia has won a Silver Scroll award for his song ‘Apple Pie Bed’ The Taite Music Prize for his album ‘Chant Darling’ and other NZ Music Awards.