7:07 Sonic Tonic - Curiosity

What's your burning question?


8:15 Pacific Waves

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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

For this week's Best of Friday Night Live we join indie singer-songwriter James Milne AKA Lawrence Arabia at Whangateau Hall in 2012 and 'The Others Way Festival' in 2017. Radio New Zealand engineer Andre Upston was on deck to capture the performances, ensuring RNZ Music listeners a front row seat.

Lawrence Arabia performing at The Studio for The Others Way Festival. 1 September 2017.

Photo: RNZ / Claire Eastham-Farrelly

9:07 Country Life 

In Country Life: Paua farming at Bluff, the Southern Pioneers Food hub, and The Kurow Island Restoration Project. A team of Kurow locals transform an island in the braids of the Waitaki River from a messy landfill into a recreational and ecological area for people, wildlife and the environment. 

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Young paua 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

Charlotte Ryan talks to Liam Finn who introduces some of his favourite songs and talks about life, Crowded House, Bitcoin, and making music in the modern world. 

Charlotte Ryan and Liam Finn

Charlotte Ryan and Liam Finn Photo: supplied