Nights for Monday 7 September 2009

7 pmNews & Weather

7:20 Preserving Language

Professor Tucker Childs, Applied Linguistics, Portland State University

Preserving endangered languages on the African continent, and how digital technology is transforming the craft as a linguist.

8 pm News & Weather

8:15 Windows on the World:

International public radio documentaries.

8:45 The Final Whistle

Helene Elliott, sports columnist, LA Times

Analysis of the state of play from recent recreational activities... start of the American football season and the return of Michael Vick, the player who spent nearly two years in jail after being convicted of cruelty to animals in a dog-fighting ring.

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).

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.