Nights for Thursday 23 July 2009

7 pm News & Weather

7:15 Lethal Ladybirds

Dr Helen Roy, research ecologist, Biological Records Centre, NERC Centre for Ecology and Hydrology.

The Harlequin ladybird beetle - why it was introduced to Britain, the survey that is tracking it's whereabouts and now the fears which are held for many other British insect species as it spreads throughout the isles.

7:30 Spectrum:

People, places and events in New Zealand.

8 pm News & Weather

8:15 Windows on the World:

International public radio documentaries.

8:45 The Barometer - world weather

Erick Brenstrem, severe weather forecaster, Met Service.

A day doesn't go by without some weather ... This week, El Nino and why Antarctica is so stormy.

8:59 Conundrum: Clue 7

9 pm News & Weather

9:06 Our Changing World:

Radio New Zealand's science and environment programme.

9:59 Conundrum: Clue 8

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

11:06The Music Mix