Nights for Thursday 7 June 2012
7:10 The Travels And Truth Of Marco Polo
Sinologist Prof. Hans Ulrich Vogel on why Venetian merchant traveller Marco Polo most likely told the truth in his memoir The Travels of Marco Polo about being one of the first Europeans to have made it to China in the late 13th century.
7:30 At the Movies
Films and movie business with Simon Morris.
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: World Weather
A day doesn't go by without some weather, explanations and implications with severe weather forecaster Erick Brenstrum... wildfires in the USA to floods and landslides in Indonesia and Afghanistan as well as the bard, Shakespeare.
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
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.