Nights for Wednesday 22 July 2009

7 pm News & Weather

7:15 Future Of California

Phil Trounstine, communications consultant, pollster and political writer.

Six key factors make California difficult to govern - but can the state even move forward when it is struggling to close a $26.3 billion deficit? (pop. est. 2008: 36,756,666)

7:30 At The Movies

Film reviews and movie business with Simon Morris.

8 pm News & Weather

8:15 Windows on the World:

International public radio documentaries

8:45 Hit Parade

Wayne Mowat, old school DJ.

Marvellous musical miracles ... the originator, the emancipator, the architect of rock'n'roll - Little Richard.

8:59 Conundrum: Clue 5

9 pm News & Weather

9:06 Wednesday Drama

Bravo, Neu Zeeland - Two Māori in Vienna 1859-1860 by Helen Hogan

A bilingual account of the adventures of two Waikato/Maniapoto Māori and their journey to Austria 1859-1860.

8:59 Conundrum: Clue 6

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 Jazz Hour

Includes Round Midnight, Jazz Footprints and Jazz at Lincoln Center.