Nights for Monday 13 July 2009

7 pm News & Weather

7:20 Science literacy

Julie Czerdena, author and science literacy advocate.

What is it about science that puts people off reading about it? Can science be readable?

8 pm News & Weather

8:15 Windows on the World:

International public radio documentaries.

8:45 The Final Whistle

Joseph Romanos, sports journalist, The Wellingtonian.

Analysis of the state of play from recent recreational activities.

This week, Tour de France and the return of Lance Armstrong.

8:59 Conundrum: Clue 1

9 pm News & Weather


A current affairs programme direct from RNZ news.

9:40 South Africa Report

Christi Van Der Westhuizen, author, columnist, journalist and Honorary Research Fellow, School of Politics, University of KwaZulu Natal.

News and cultural insights from the Republic of South Africa, pop. 47,900,000 (2008 estimate)... preparing for next year's Football World Cup and transformation of the judiciary.

9:59 Conundrum: Clue 2

10 pm News & Weather

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 pm News & Weather

11:06 The Birth of the Blues

Gimme Back My Wig tells how with the rise of glam rock, country rock, and progressive rock on the white side, and funk and disco on the black side, the blues suddenly sounded irrelevant to pop music fans in the 1970s. Still, the blues survived.

Produced by EMP Radio/Ben Manilla Productions