Nights for Friday 31 March 2017
7:07 Sonic Tonic
Music with magic and mischief spun into an surreal sensation of mayhem and maybe magnificence.
8:12 Lift off next Easter weekend
Lifting off at Easter Weekend is the Wairarapa Balloon Festival 2017. The series of events includes morning ascensions, burner parades and the extremely popular Night Glow on Friday the 14th of April, when the balloons are tethered to the ground and lit up like multicoloured lightbulbs against the night sky.
Songwriters are by nature revolutionaries, spreading their light and insight with each journey round the sun. As the world turns, and with each revolution, what is the most important thing an artist needs to say? What is it we need to hear?
Moana Maniapoto, Warren Maxwell, Rob Ruha and Jon Toogood, give their spin - their "revolution" - on the relationships, poetry and politics that have spun the wheels (and turntables) of generations.
9:07 Country Life
On Country Life tonight.. Adapting farming systems and fencing off streams to improve water quality are ongoing projects for James and Hamish Guild, who farm sheep, beef and deer on 4800 hectares around the headwaters of the Selwyn River in Canterbury....AND cookies for horses… yummie!
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 Mixtape
Pioneering DJ and former Radio with Pictures frontman Barry Jenkin aka Dr. Rock joins Trevor Reekie with an eclectic mixtape of songs that helped shape his career in NZ broadcasting