7:07 Sonic Tonic - Charles Dickens.

Charles Dickens at his Desk in 1858

Charles Dickens at his Desk in 1858 Photo: George Herbert Watkins, born 1828, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons

 What's your favourite Dickens story?

8:15 Pacific Waves

Koroi Hawkins presents a daily current affairs programme that delves deeper into the major stories of the week, through a Pacific lens, and shines a light on issues affecting Pacific people wherever they are in the world.

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Photo: RNZ Pacific

8:30 Friday Night Live

Kirin J Callinan in the RNZ Auckland studio.

Photo: RNZ / Claire Eastham-Farrelly

In Friday Night Live we hear from two Australian artists - Kirin J Callinan and Hiatus Kaiyote performing in session at RNZ.    

Hiatus Kaiyote

Hiatus Kaiyote Photo: RNZ

9:07 Country Life 

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Photo: RNZ/Sally Round

Country Life is off to New Zealand's largest farm, Molesworth to check out work being done to control wilding pines there. And looking on the bright cider life with a couple producing a beverage from thirty varieties of cider apple trees.

Caroline and Alex Peckham

Caroline and Alex Peckham Photo: RNZ / Cosmo Kentish-Barnes

10:17 Lately

Susana Leiataua is in for Karyn Hay tonight.

Susana Leiataua

Photo: RNZ / Patrice Allen

11:07 The Mixtape

After 11 on The Mixtape, joining Charlotte Ryan and curating her favourite music Mixtape is RNZ  National World Watch Reporter and actress, Perlina Lau.

Perlina Lau

Perlina Lau Photo: supplied