7:10 Adjusting when you're older

The work of Shanti Niwas, which offers culturally appropriate positive programmes for elder citizens who have moved to New Zealand (mostly to join families) from India and South East Asia. Bryan Crump talks to project manager (and president of Indian Women's Club) Nilima Venkat, who is a guest speaker at this year's Human Rights Commission's Diversity Forum.

7:35 Upbeat Feature: Andrey Lebedev

Australian guitar soloist Andrey Lebedev talks with Eva Radich ahead of his concert with Orchestra Wellington which took place on Saturday playing Rodrigo’s Concerto de Aranjuez

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 Astronomy

Former Mt John University Observatory superintendent Alan Gilmore raises our gaze to the bodies floating in space... a predicted decline in solar activity and the occultation analysis of Pluto.

9:10 France & Italy

Italian-born Euronews journalist Eri Garuti now works from the east of France and reports on both European nations. Locks and bridges (and love); no tax in 2017 for the French; ploys to fill emptying Italian villages; and what happens when the Saudi royals holiday in the French Riviera.

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

Beale Street Caravan opens with guitarist "Big A" Sherrod backed by resident band the Corn Lickers, recorded in Clarksdale, Mississippi, then the test of the show features Blues and Soul icon, Delbert McClinton. From playing behind Howlin' Wolf and Bobby Blue Bland in the 50s and 60s, to his chart topping years as a songwriter and solo artist, Delbert has forged an impressive career around his passion for music.

Also this week, we begin a new series called The Memphis Beat from music journalist and researcher, David Less.