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The Mixtape: Tom Scott

16 Apr 2019

Auckland rapper Tom Scott's collaborative project Avantdale Bowling Club won the 2019 Taite Music Prize. He joins Kirsten Johnstone to choose songs and share yarns for the RNZ Music Mixtape. Video, Audio

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Today’s Schedule

12:04 AM. All Night Programme

Including: 12:05 Music after Midnight (RNZ); 12:30 Laugh Track (RNZ); 1:05 From The World (BBC); 1:45 Elemental (RNZ); 2:05 NZ Live: Sophie Mashlan (RNZ); 3:05 Civilisation written and read by Steve Braunias (5 of 10, RNZ); 3:30 The Week (RNZ); 4:30 In the Balance (BBC); 5:10 Sporting Witness  (BBC) 5:45 Voices (RNZ).

6:08 AM. Storytime

Meeting Charles Upham, by Janice Marriott, told by Gavin Rutherford; The Kuia and the Spider, by Patricia Grace, told by Peter Kaa; The Duck and the Gun, by Joy Cowley, told by Ginette McDonald; Firewood, by Patricia Grace, told by Stephen Butterworth; Big Scare, by Roger Hall, told by Peter Hall; Peacock Valley, by Barbara Anderson, told by William Kircher (RNZ)

7:10 AM. Country Life

Memorable scenes, people and places in rural New Zealand (RNZ)

8:10 AM. Saturday Morning with Kim Hill

A mixture of current affairs and feature interviews, until midday (RNZ)

12:12 PM. The Podcast Hour

Richard Scott hunts out the best podcasts from New Zealand and around the world to help you discover what to listen to next (RNZ)

1:10 PM. Music 101

The best songs, music-related stories, interviews, live music, industry news and music documentaries from NZ and the world

5:00 PM. The World at Five

A roundup of today's news and sport (RNZ)

5:10 PM. Focus on Politics

Analysis of significant political issues presented by Radio New Zealand's parliamentary reporting team (RNZ)

5:30 PM. Tagata o te Moana

Pacific news, features, interviews and music for all New Zealanders, giving an insight into the diverse cultures of the Pacific people (RNZI)

6:06 PM. WOMAD Taranaki

Highlights from World Music festival in New Plymouth (RNZ)

7:06 PM. Saturday Night with Phil O'Brien

An evening of requests, nostalgia and musical memories (RNZ)

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