Nights for Friday 23 December 2016
6:30 Summer Sonic Tonic - 2016
A.K.A. Bryan Crump looks back in astonishment.
8:12 Christmas Eve in Auckland
Bryan goes walkabout on Christmas eve in the heart of the country's biggest city.
In the 1970s, American band Little Feat developed a strong following in New Zealand, despite having no hit records, commercial radio play or television exposure. When they visited in 1976 they saw just how big that following was. Nick Bollinger talks to people who were there and examines the reasons behind the group's cult appeal.
9:07 Country Life
Country Life this week visits the Cardrona Distillery where whisky, vodka and gin is made from scratch. - and the team is felling trees - Christmas trees!!.
10:17 Late Edition
A roundup of today's RNZ News and feature interviews as well as Date Line Pacific from RNZ International.
11:07 The Mix Tape
Nick Bollinger convenes Team RNZ Music (plus a representative of The Wireless) to showcase some of their favourite songs of the year.