7:10 Friendly Miners

Behavioural ecologist Dr Paul McDonald from the University of New England explains why the noisy miner bird may have evolved to survive not by being the fittest but instead by being the nicest neighbour.

Birds hear voices to team up with friends

7:30 At the Movies

Dan Slevin fills in for At The Movies while Simon Morris has a cup of tea and a lie down after Matinee Idle.

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: Toxicology

What's your poison? Dr Leo Schep from the NZ National Poisons Centre about substances taken internally or applied externally that are injurious to health or dangerous to life... the death of Napoleon.

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.