7:15 Nuclear Free Germany 2022

Professor Doctor Manfred Fischedick from the Wuppertal Institute about the significance of Germany deciding to phase out nuclear reactors by 2022, and what will be the electricity alternatives for a German population of over 82 million people.

8:15 Windows on the World

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

8:40 Thinkers: Politically Right

Liberal thinking in praise of the invisible hand with Luke Malpass, policy analyst at the Centre for Independent Studies...  the economics of hosting the Rugby World Cup, New Zealand's emerging political class, and the role of public broadcasters.

9 pm News and weather

9:06 Insight

A weekly current affairs programme of national and international interest.

9:40 Sport: USA

LA Times sports journalist Helene Elliott who has a penchant for men chasing a puck with sticks on ice... why is there an NBA lockout and will there will be a season of arguably the world's best basketball?

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.