7:10 What Prophecy?

21 December 2012 - apparently at least 25 million people around the world believe that this Friday is the date of a prophesied Mayan apocalypse, however, anthropologist A.Prof. John Hoopes from the University of Kansas, an expert on the ancient civilisations of Central and South America, begs to differ.

The Hidden History of 2012 by John Hoopes

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: Jazz

Jivester, editor and publisher Fergus Barrowman just goes giddy at a snazzy bebop beat.

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.