7:10 pm Pacific Islands united

The challenges facing Pacific Island leaders in forging a collective vision, with Australian Nic Maclellan, freelance journalist and researcher in the Pacific Islands.

7:35 Upbeat Feature

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 World weather

MetService severe weather forecaster Erick Brenstrum on how a day doesn't go by without some weather... the month of August was the hottest ever reported globally - there was drought in Papua New Guinea, Antarctic sea ice is now below average, and a typhoon struck Taiwan.

9:10 pm Cryptics are solvable

Ever experienced the pure joy of solving a cryptic crossword? No? Perhaps you need tips and tricks from David Tossman, his latest book is How to cook little fish (3): A hundred New Zealand Listener Cryptic Crossword puzzles with answers and explanations.

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

David Knowles introduces the Memphis-based radio show with an international reputation for its location recordings of blues musicians live in concert (11 of 13, BSC)