Nights for Thursday 26 November 2009

7 pm News & Weather

7:15 Malaria Microchip

Lisa Ranford-Cartwright, parasitologist, Glasgow University

Detecting malaria faster than the standard blood smear and microscope process. About 3.3 billion people - half of the world's population - are at risk of malaria. Every year, this leads to about 250 million malaria cases and nearly one million deaths. WHO March 2009.

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...

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 In Concert

Get down with Auckland eleven-piece Afro-soul band The Hot Grits as they crowd on to the stage and get the audience grooving. Radio New Zealand National caught this performance - including songs from the album It's Too Drunk To Be This Early - live at Galatos in Auckland during May 2008.