7:10 Sardinia's Flora

How the plant ecology of the second largest island of the wider Mediterranean and Italian region, Sardinia, compares to New Zealand - with botanist Peter de Lange.

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 - Hip Hop

Ethnomusicologist Dr Kirsten Zemke from the University of Auckland on the musical genre that developed as part of hip hop culture, and is defined by four key stylistic elements: rapping, DJing/scratching, sampling, and beatboxing... when rock and rap comes together.

9:00 News & Weather

9:06 The Wednesday Drama: The Foul Weather Friend by Fraser Robinson 

Ed and Miguel are having a bad day. They have flat mate and boyfriend problems, then Ed loses his job and to make matters worse the landlord decides to evict them.

Cast: Barnaby Frederick, Rafaele Laverde, Simon Leary, Sophie Hambleton, Jessica Robinson, Jennifer Martin, Emma Kinane, Brian Sergent, Jack Sergent, Chris Brougham, Sarah Boddy          

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.

11:00 News & Weather

11:06 Round Midnight

Delving into the many shades of jazz... digging in the archives and selecting from the standards and classics to the modern masters and future movers and shakers.