7:10 Sports correspondent - USA

LA Times sports journalist Helene Elliott has a penchant for fast-moving competitions where pucks are hit by sticks. Preparations are full steam ahead for the Winter Olympics in Sochi Russia; and what two teams will play in the National Football League's Superbowl competition.

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 - the life and times of the long white cloud

General editor of Te Ara, historian Jock Phillips on those defining moments that made New Zealand... New Zealand's sub-Antarctic islands.

9:10 Eliminating malaria together

From the School of Chemistry at the University of Sydney, A.Prof. Matthew Todd is stepping up to find a cure for malaria with the instigation of a new approach – the Open Source Malaria project.

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

A new season of Beale Street Caravan begins with the first programme featuring the annual Stax to the Max Festival held in Memphis. The festival celebrates the contribution Stax made to the South Memphis community known as 'Soulsville' that gave rise to one of the greatest legacies in American music. From the festival there are performances from The Mad Lads, Temprees, Toni Green and William Bell.

Also on show is guest contributor Robert Gordon with a series about the history of another Memphis institution, Hi Records.