7:15 Sport: South Africa

With one eye on the scrum and the other on the line-out it's South African sports writer Mike Greenaway... Springboks series against England, upcoming cricket tour to England, more qualifications for Olympics.

7:30 Insight

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: History Of Science

Before our own times, there were three great revolutions in scientific thought: the Copernican Revolution (c 1550 - 1650), the Chemical Revolution (c. 1750 - 1800), and the Darwinian Revolution (c 1850 - 1900); with philosopher Prof. Alan Musgrave from the University of Otago... Johannes Kepler, the German mathematician and astronomer who discovered that the Earth and planets travel about the sun in elliptical orbits, he gave three fundamental laws of planetary motion and also did important work in optics and geometry.

9 pm News and weather

9:10 Brazil: World's Third Biggest Dam

Belo Monte is to be the world's third biggest dam, but it brings debate to Brazil in regards to the environmental cost of renewable energy, preservation versus development, indigenous rights, worker rights and sustainable development - more with our Brazilian correspondent Tom Hennigan.

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.