Nights for Thursday 24 December 2009

7 pm News & Weather

7:15 Gnome Convention

David Cook, Gnome Master

Small, bearded and wearing pointed, colourful, conical hats, commonly represented as garden stauettes, this folkloric community will gather en masse at the upcoming 6th Australian Gnome Convention on Australia Day in Glenbrook Park, New South Wales.

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 Primarily Numbers - mathematics

Dr Dennis McCaughan, mathematician, University of Otago

From finite to infinity, it adds up to alot more than cuisenaire rods... navigation by the stars.

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 Wayne's Christmas Music

Two hours of songs for Christmas Eve selected and presented by Wayne Mowat (RNZ)