Summer Nights for Friday 28 December 2012
7:15 Out And About: Rodeo
Looking forward to the big event this weekend, Christine Church from the Rerewhakaaitu Rodeo Association in Rotorua belongs to what many consider is New Zealand's most famous rodeo family.
7:40 Out and About: The Beginner's Garden
Simple, hassle-free gardening for absolute beginners with David Haynes.
8 pm News and Weather
New York City in the mid-1970s was a pretty grim place. Bankrupt, crime rates soaring and burning buildings were frequent. At the same time musical history was being made. Punk rock and hip-hop. Disco and salsa. The loft jazz scene and the downtown modern minimalist classical composers were all creating a uniquely vibrant legacy.
Will Hermes, author of Love Goes to Buildings on Fire, talks to Trevor Reekie about five years in New York that changed music forever.
8:40pm Summer Sports: Surf Lifesaving
World lifesaving champs Samantha 'Sam' Lee and Natasha 'Tash' Hinds from the Lyall Bay Surf Lifesaving Club.
9 pm News and Weather
9:06 Country Life
Memorable scenes, people and places in rural New Zealand
10 pm News and Weather
10:17 Late Edition
10.35 Through Younger Eyes
A one-off collaboration between a local super group and the mainland’s biggest band.