7:10 Carribean Extinction Myth

Lecturer of Indigenous and American Indian Studies in the Department of Ethnic Studies at the University of Hawai'i, Tony Castanha is unravelling the story of the Jibaro or Boricua peoples, who were encountered by Christopher Columbus when he sailed into the Carribean - and how in contradiction to popular belief, they weren't made extinct by colonisation.

Political scientist rebuts myth of Puerto Rican natives’ extinction

The Myth of Indigenous Caribbean Extinction

7:30 At the Movies

8 pm News & Weather

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 Science: Astronomy

Superintendent of Mt John University Observatory, astronomer Alan Gilmore raises our gaze to the planets and stars and beyond... Comet Lovejoy.

9 pm News & Weather

9:06 Our Changing World

Science and environment news from New Zealand and the world.

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.