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... David Beckham is playing his last game for the US domestic soccer league – did he have the impact on the sport in the US as expected, The Lakers basketball team have fired their coach five games into the season, and the National Hockey League remains off the ice.

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 Right

Rodney Hide economist , home renovator and former politician on the rationales of individual freedom and responsibility... what does wealth inequality mean for our society?

9 pm News and weather

9:10 Genetic Modification In New Zealand

The future for research into genetic modification (also known as genetic engineering or GE) in New Zealand... with Professor Jean Fleming, Professor Jacqueline Rowarth, Dr Tony Conner and John Carapiet.

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