7:10 More Than Tone Deaf

How tone-deaf folk finding it hard to distinguish vocal emotions may actually be showing an evolutionary link that both music and language share the same brain 'circuitry,' with Professor Bill Thompson from the ARC Centre of Excellence in Cognition and its Disorders at Macquarie University.

The Conversation: Tone deaf people struggle to hear emotional subtext

7:30 Spectrum

People, places and events in New Zealand.

8:00 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 Arts: Poetry

Poet and educator at NMIT, Cliff Fell recites the influence of the "classic" poems and poets... rounding off our excursion through classical poetry with the nine muses.

9:00 News & Weather

9:06 Wulfsyarn by Phillip Mann

an epic futuristic tale of the tragic maiden voyage of a gargantuan starship, begins on Wednesday night

9:35 You Me... Now!

An urban drama about Alice and her friends - their families, flatmates, loves, losses, music… and misunderstandings.

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.

11:00 News & Weather

11:06 The New Jazz Archive

A weekly series of music, stories and interviews that relates the past, present and future of jazz to the things that shape our daily lives—from movies, television and pop culture, to important social issues, to the economy, technology, and even other forms of music.

See the Public Radio Exchange for this programme.