1 April 2010

7:15 Sand Marathon

Patrick Bauer Director, Marathon Des Sablesa

A 243 kilometre endurance race across the Sahara Desert is about to begin...

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 Science: Desert Water

Dr Ofer Dahan, arid zone researcher, Zuckerberg Institute for Water Research

The goals and challenges of studying water resources in one of the driest places in the world, the Negev Desert.

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

Nick Atkinson presents a contemporary music magazine with interviews and music from New Zealand and overseas artists, coverage of new releases, tours, live sessions, music festivals and events (RNZ)