7:20 Like Father, Like Son

Shaun Quincey, Kiwi adventurer and author

The repeat of his father's feat of rowing across The Tasman Sea in a boat called 'Tasman Trespasser II'.

8 pm News and weather

8:15 Windows on the World

International public radio documentaries - visit the Windows on the World webpage to find links to these documentaries.

8:45 Thinkers: Politically Left

Brian Roper, political historian, University of Otago

How and why the world's diverse political institutions came to be... austerity in response to recession.

8:59 Conundrum: Clue 1

9 pm News and weather

9:40 Japan Report

Motoko Kakubayashi, journalist and experimental physicist

News and cultural trends from Japan, pop. 127,470,000 (2010 estimate)... the jury system and the re-introduction of the death penalty, plus Japanese TV show about 'Kiwi husbands'.

9:06 Insight

9:59 Conundrum: Clue 2

10 pm Late Edition

A review of the 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 and weather

11:06 Beale Street Caravan

The best in blues from the Blues Foundation in Memphis.