7:07 Sonic Tonic - Recording

Is there something you wish you'd recorded?

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Photo: Iainf 05:15, 12 August 2006 (UTC), CC BY-SA 3.0 , via Wikimedia Commons

The first recording of the human voice was made on this day in 1860 so we have a Sonic Tonic dedicated to recording.

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 Sistema Aotearoa Celebrates 10th Birthday.

The ground-breaking programme to teach orchestral string instruments to young children in South Auckland, Sistema Aotearoa, is celebrating a very proud 10th birthday this weekend. Tim Dodd, RNZ Concert's man in Auckland, went along to see the programme in action.

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Photo: Justin Michael Ng

9:07 Country Life 

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Photo: RNZ/Carol Stiles

Country Life this week talks to a man who's a mine of information about Coromandel's granite industry and meets an entrepreneur making tequila out of his own exotic plantings.    

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Photo: RNZ / Cosmo Kentish-Barnes

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

The Mixtape features Saraid De Silva - Actor, writer and Co Host of the podcast series 'Conversations with my immigrant parents' talking with Charlotte Ryan for RNZ National.

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Saraid de Silva Photo: supplied