Monday 1 March 2010

7 pm News & Weather

7:20 Nights' Symposium: Too Late For Tariffs?

Professor Roger Bowden, economist; Peter Conway, secretary, New Zealand Council of Trade Unions; Dr Pauline Keating, political scientist, Victoria University of Wellington.

Would the re-introduction of protective economic measures like tariffs mean more jobs for New Zealanders.

8 pm News & Weather

8:15 Windows on the World

International public radio documentaries.

8:45 Thinkers: Sociology

Dr Prudence Stone, sociologist and director of New Zealand's Smokefree Coalition.

Why people do what we do... Emille Durkheim, French philosopher and sociologist.

9 pm News & Weather

9:06 Taxing Questions for Greeks

No-one likes paying tax - but avoiding it is a way of life for many people in Greece, whose black economy is estimated to be worth more than a quarter of its GDP. This certainly hasn't helped the government as it struggles to bring down its budget deficit - which currently stands at more than 12%. So why do so many Greeks evade tax?

The BBC's Ed Butler travelled to Athens to try to get to the heart of the problem.

9:40South Africa Report

Christi Van Der Westhuizen, Honorary Research Fellow, School of Politics, University of KwaZulu Natal

News and cultural trends from the Republic of South Africa, pop. 49,052,489 (2009 estimate)... polygamy, sex trafficking and preparations for hosting the world's biggest football tournament

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

The best in blues from the Blues Foundation in Memphis.