7:07 Sonic Tonic - Water

What's your favourite spot for cooling off?

Azat River

Photo: Ավետիսյան91, CC BY-SA 4.0 , 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 alternative pop/rock band Goodshirt performing in session at RNZ’s Helen Young Studio in 2002     

9:07 Country Life 

Country Life's re-visiting some stories from earlier in the year - today the team's hearing about plums that taste like plums should and speaks to volunteers who never miss the chance to lend a hand at their local A and P show.

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Photo: RNZ/Carol Stiles

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

This week we're celebrating the best of The Mixtape in 2020. We've chosen some of our favorite song choices and discussions. Over the next hour, you'll hear from musicians Benee, Bic Runga, Lawrence Arabia, writer Witi Ihimaera and comedian Tim Batt pick one of their favourite songs and talk openly and honestly about how music has affected their lives.

The Mixtape

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