7:15 Sport - USA

LA Times sports journalist Helene Elliott with her penchant for fast games with pucks and sticks on ice. Where will LeBron James (considered the best NBA player in the world) go once his current contract with Miami Heat expires; how even avid ice hockey fans are angry that a fight has gone unpunished; and two gridiron football coaches have become ill, likely due in part to the stress of their jobs.

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 Pundit - Politically from the Right

Rodney Hide – economist , home renovator and former politician on the rationales of individual freedom and responsibility. Should there be public funding for broadcasting?

9:10 Galactic Collisions

Did the Milky Way and the Andromeda Galaxy collide about 10 billion years ago – and consequently, is our current understanding of gravity fundamentally wrong? With astronomer Hongsheng Zhao from University of St Andrews.

Did Andromeda crash into the Milky Way 10 billion years ago?
Hong Sheng Zhao's website

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 Full-Time Blues Radio - The Crossroads of Blues and Rock

The home for new and independent blues music.This weekly show is hosted by 'Johnny Full-Time' and features an hour of the best in blues, with news, new releases and interviews. The premise of the programme is to provide a platform for the next generation of blues legends. (PRX)

Tonight's show kicks off with one of the innovators, the legendary Buddy Guy, and unfolds into an amazing hour of music. If the blues gave birth to rock and roll, this is a portrait of the son, all grown up. There's also music from JJ Grey and MoFro, Beth Hart and Joe Bonamassa, Ben Harper, and some incredible independent artists.

See the Full-Time Blues Radio website for this programme