7:15 Sports: Drag Racing

Competing in New Zealand's fastest motorsport (we're talking like 3000 horsepower and a top speed of over 360 kilometres per hour), is Morice McMillin.

NZDRA: HIstory of New Zealand Drg Racing

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: Politically Left

Left-leaning political historian from the University of Otago, A.Prof. Brian Roper deconstructs public policies from around the world... lessons to learn from the 2010 Pike River mining disaster.

9 pm Migration's Mighty Steps

The impact of human migration throughout history with Ian Goldin, Professor of Globalisation and Development at the University of Oxford, his latest book co-authored with Geoffrey Cameron and Meera Balarajan is Exceptional People: How Migration Shaped Our World and Will Define our Future.

9:10 Feature guest

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 Blues City

A ten-part, regional exploration of the blues hosted by Gary Pitts. Each week visits a different city or region. We explore all eras, beginning at the turn of the 20th century moving all the way up to today. And we move through all types of blues, from Delta, country blues, Chicago and urban, blues rock, and even the British blues. Episodes feature historical background and interesting tid-bits about each music selection and artist.

See the Public Radio Exchange website for this programme.

A PRX Production