7:10 Scarred for life

The impact of hidden scars on the lives of women - with Lee Kofman, RMIT PhD researcher and writer.

7:35 Upbeat: Composer John Elmsly

John Elmsly has just begun his tenure as the Composer-in-Residence at Te Kōkī New Zealand School of Music. John studied electronic music composition at Victoria University with Douglas Lilburn whose centenary is being marked this year.

8:10 Windows on the World

International public radio documentaries - visit the Windows on the World web page to find links to these documentaries.

8:40 pm Soil science

The importance of soils for food security and essential ecosystem functions has been acknowledged by declaring 2015 the International Year of Soils, with Landcare Research scientist Pierre Roudier... Antarctic soils.

9:10 pm Calling all red-heads

Ginger-haired Stuart Parry plans to put on the inaugural Gingers: The Gathering festival (ideally in Plymouth) next UK summer in 2016, to bring together others like himself (that's one to two per cent of the human population) that have the MC1R gene.

9:30 Insight

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

Although first touted as a country act in the 1990s, Miami's Mavericks sound is a blend of Tex-Mex, Latin and Cuban touches, along with pure 50’s rock ‘n’ roll, and of course, country

Led by Raul Malo, who sounds a little like Roy Orbison, they take the stage aboard Delbert McClinton's Sandy Beaches Cruise in front of an enthusiastic crowd.