7:06 Sonic Tonic

8:06 On The Spot

Impromptu thoughts, perspectives and opinions on either the little or big things of life.

8:25 Music Feature: The Secret Life of the Orchestra: Percussion

In the second episode of The Secret Life of the Orchestra, Karl Steven delves into the origins of the percussion family, which seems to include just about everything that’s ever been hit with a stick.

9:06 Country Life

Rural news and features.

10:17 Late Edition

A review of the leading news from Morning Report, Nine to Noon, Afternoons and Checkpoint. Also hear the latest news from around the Pacific on Radio New Zealand International's Dateline Pacific.

11:06 Paul McCartney: An Appreciation

Paul McCartney is one of the most important musical figures of our times. McCartney was among the top ten songwriters, singers and bass players in the 20th century. The artist may be trapped by his past - trying so hard not to repeat himself and always being judged by his remarkable early work.