7:15 Sport - South-East Asia

Surveying the action from the stands, it's Bangkok-based sports correspondent James Goyder. Tonight, controversy as Qatar prepares for the 2022 World Cup; and s a boxing match in a Bangkok.prison.

7:30 Insight: Snapper Numbers Under Scrutiny

Lorna Perry investigates the state of the main snapper fishery as the new fishing year approaches.

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 Pundit - Economics

Economic historian and National Business Review columnist Dr Neville Bennett with ideas as to where the money is. Tonight, is China in trouble?

9:10 The Band Radio Special with Robbie Robertson

The Band co-founder and songwriter Robbie Robertson sits down with host Mike Etchart for a candid, insightful and revealing conversation on the behind-the-scenes history and dynamics of the group, and the inspiration and stories of some of their best known songs, like 'The Weight', 'The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down' and many others that are interspersed throughout the program. Robbie also discusses the original influences of The Band and their music, and why their sound continues to influence contemporary groups like The Lumineers and Mumford & Sons.  Before there was "Americana".......there was The Band. (On The Strip Radio)

10:00 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.

11:06 Beale Street Caravan: The 34th Annual Blues Music Awards

Live performances drawn from concerts recorded in the US for The Blues Foundation who are based in Memphis Tennessee. Tonight, select performances from the biggest night in the blues – The 34th Annual Blues Music Awards. The Blues Music Awards are presented by the Blues Foundation, and are widely regarded as the highest honour for blues musicians in the United States. There are eight artists featured, including piano player Victor Wainwright, acoustic artist Eric Bibb, harp player Rick Estrin and soul-blues artist Curtis Salgado.