7:07 Sonic Tonic - Sex and Drugs and Rock & Roll


Sex and drugs and rock and roll

Photo: KristaLeanne, CC BY-SA 3.0 , via Wikimedia Commons


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 the words of NZ's first published Maori novelist Witi Ihimaera, with musical interpretations from vari-ous artists at the Wellington Town Hall in 2011   

Witi Ihimaera

Witi Ihimaera Photo: RNZ

9:07 Country Life 

Country Life visits Tokomaru Bay where locals have banded together to save their historic wharf … and pops in to Luisetti Seeds in Rangiora which is still going strong after Vincent Luisetti started it back in 1932.

The historic wharf at the northern end of Tokomaru Bay

The historic wharf at the northern end of Tokomaru Bay Photo: RNZ / Dom Thomas

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

On The Mixtape, Charlotte Ryan is joined by musician Fran Kora from the bands The Modern Maori Quartet and Kora picking his favourite 6 songs. 

Francis (Fran) Kora

Francis (Fran) Kora Photo: supplied