Nights for Monday 31 August 2009

7 pm News & Weather

7:20 Same-Sex Marriage

Lee Badgett, economist and author, University of Massachusetts.

How same-sex marriage is impacting not only gay couples themselves but also greater society... When Gay People Get Married: What Happens When Societies Legalize Same-Sex Marriage.

8 pm News & Weather

8:15 Windows on the World:

International public radio documentaries.

8:45 The Final Whistle

Penny Miles, sports journalist, Dominion Post.

Analysis of the state of play from recent recreational activities... netball

8:59 Conundrum: Clue 1

9 pm News & Weather


A current affairs programme direct from RNZ news.

9:40 Iran Report

Baqer Moin, correspondent, BBC Central Asia specialist.

News and cultural insights from the Islamic Republic of Iran pop. 74,196,000 (2009 estimate)... post-election update

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 Beale Street Caravan

David Knowles and The Beale are back with the best in blues from the Blues Foundation in Memphis.