7:07 Sonic Tonic - Epic

What's the most epic thing you've ever done?

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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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8:30 Friday Night Live

For Best of Friday Night Live this week we feature RNZ studio performances from 2020 Tui Award winning Country artist Delaney Davidson.

Delaney Davidson

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9:07 Country Life 

James Ewing (second from right) with his fencing gang in Lees Valley

James Ewing (second from right) with his fencing gang in Lees Valley Photo: RNZ / Cosmo Kentish-Barnes

Lincoln University scientists have developed a new method to treat dairy waste, Cosmo meets a young fencing contractor who has two years' work ahead at the enormous Lees Valley Station in North Canterbury and Sally is wading up a stream in the middle of a Manawatu dairy block with farmers testing the water quality and hunting for kakahi.

Christine looks for kakahi

Christine looks for kakahi Photo: RNZ/Sally Round

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 week's RNZ Mixtape guest is writer, director, actor and musician Harry Sinclair. 

The Front Lawn - Harry Sinclair and Don McGlashan.

The Front Lawn - Harry Sinclair and Don McGlashan. Photo: Photo Supllied

Starting our as one-half of 80s music project "The Front Lawn", along with Don McGlashan, Sinclair has since made his name in film and television writing, directing and actor in a variety of productions both locally and overseas.

Harry Sinclair and Don McGlashan

Harry Sinclair and Don McGlashan Photo: supplied

He joins Charlotte Ryan to talk the highs and lows of life and share some of the songs that have accompanied him along the way.