7:10 Scotland still to stride ahead

Most people in the United Kingdom believe Scotland will eventually leave the UK, despite last year's popular vote to the contrary. The social and political scientist Dr. Jan Eichhorn from the University of Edinburgh explains why.

7:30 Spectrum

People, places and events in New Zealand. This week; we've all seen rescue helicopters flying overhead. But what's it like to be on the receiving end ? Last year, Marty Bowers was a man waiting aboard a ship in the Southern Ocean, hoping a chopper would make it in time. He shares his story with Katy Gosset, who also meets the team at the Otago Rescue Helicopter service.

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 The World at Night; Vietnam

The US born journalist and correspondent for Bloomberg BNA, Lien Hoang reports from the Socialist Republic of Vietnam. This evening, how the young and ambitious are getting ahead by starting a business rather than joining "The Party".

9:06 The Wednesday Drama

It's in two halves again. The first is part two of Peter Bell's satire on the politics of teaching, The Buzz. The second half is another installment of Jamie McCaskill's drama set in a tatoo studio, Poutama.

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 The Jazz Hour

The US jazz show, Night Lights Classic Jazz, celebrates the sublime sax of Sonny Rollins.