Nights for Thursday 17 September 2009

7 pm News & Weather

7:15 Viet Nam Now

James Kember, former ambassador to Viet Nam, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade.

From the point of view of a recently returned New Zealand ambassador, What is Viet Nam like today?

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 Salty Water - oceans

Craig Stevens - oceanographer, NIWA.

70.78% of our planet is covered by oceans... sure is a lot of water on this planet and apart from that, it's salty.

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

11:06 The Music Mix