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.

Marco Polo went to China after all, study suggests

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

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.