7:15 Sport: United States of America

LA Times sports journalist Helene Elliott with a penchant for fast games with pucks and sticks on ice... is Team USA basking in the afterglow of the London 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: Sociology

Dr Tracey McIntosh from The University of Auckland with why people do what we do... modern sport and how it's entwined with the processes of economic development, colonisation, cultural diffusion and globalisation.

9 pm News and weather

9:10 Joining Together With Malawi

Husband and wife team, Regina and Bob Smedley on their rocky-road romance that spans Malawi to Christchurch, and now their goal to empower Malawi's less privileged through a micro-enterprise cooperative.

9:40 Sport

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.