Nights for Friday 3 September 2021
7:07 Sonic Tonic - Peace
What's your message of Peace?
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.
8:30 Friday Night Live
We join velvet-voiced Te Karehana Toi AKA Teeks, performing live in session and on stage in recordings captured by RNZ engineer Andre Upston.
9:07 Country Life
Country Life hears about a microgreens start-up in Canterbury and spends a day at remote Makuri School which uses the Virtual Learning Network to extend horizons and foster friendships between country kids around New Zealand.
10:17 Late Edition
Bryan presents all the breaking news, a little analysis of the stories of the moment, and some highlights of the day on RNZ National.
10:15 'Heavily monitored' Sri Lankan man with ISIS leanings shot dead
Countdown stores thoughout the rohe - the nation, will open at 10am tomorrow morning following today's attack by a Sri Lankan national described by the Prime Minister as known to be a threat to New Zealand, at Countdown's Lynnmall store in Auckland
The company's general manager of safety, Kiri Hannifin, says staff are in shock and their hearts are heavy, knowing what the team and customers at the Lynnmall store have witnessed and been through. She says Countdown wants a chance to talk to staff and make sure they have any support needed before the stores open.
Six people have been taken to hospital with stab wounds - three of them are intensive care.
The Prime Minister says the man was being heavily monitored for his Islamic State beliefs, and was shot dead by police who surrounded him within a minute of the stabbings.
The Government says the Crown has filed an urgent application seeking that the courts urgently lift suppression orders relating to the man.
10:30 Dozens of residents stranded at Bethell's Beach
John Paice from Bethells Beach Cottages joins us for an update on the situation after storms hit the Auckland region.
11:07 The Mixtape
Jazz Musician Nathan Haines talks with Charlotte Ryan about his love for jazz and how throat cancer has affected his life.