7:20 Nights Symposium: Aussie's Seventh State

Max Bowden, editor in chief, Trans Tasman; Professor Philippa Mein Smith, director, NZ Australia Research Centre; and Hon. Peter Slipper, Queensland Liberal MP, Australia.

Would New Zealand be better off if our country and Australia merged to become one nation?

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... the "self" of a child.

9 pm News & Weather

9:06 Insight

9:40 South Pacific Report

Dr Crosbie Walsh, Pacific political geographer & blogger

News and cultural trends from across islands of the South Pacific, pop. 9,000,000 (2009 estimate)... Fiji regime releases draft Media Decree.

9:59 Conundrum: Clue

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.