7:12 John Thornley - Songs of the Spirit

Methodist lay-preacher John Thornley with the seventh part of his series exploring the spiritual side of songs. Tonight, the spirit of Christmas.

7:30  At The Movies

Simon Morris looks back on what most people agree was the Year of the Idiot, and discovers an unexpected number of very good films.

8:12 Nights' Overseas - Uganda

Uganda's Daily Monitor journalist Tabu Butagira reports on the trial of Dominic Ongwen, a commander of the notorious Lord's Resistance Army (LRA), an influx of South Sudanese refugees into Uganda, plus the invasion of the palace of a traditional king by Ugandan military following a standoff with the government.

8:30 My Heels are Killing Me

The last episode of our fashion podcast series, and this week Sonia Sly meets Jessie Wong, an ambitious Wellington-based designer wowing the industry with her own line of luxury leather hand bags under the name Yu Mei

9:07 The Drama Hour

The final episode of our  Roger Hall serial Book Ends.

9:35 The Drama Hour

The final part of our story, The Assassin Bug by Sue McCauley, read by Catherine Wilkin.

10:17 Late Edition

A round up of today's RNZ News and feature interviews as well as Date Line Pacific from RNZ International,

11:07 Inside Out

Nick Tipping hosts a journey through the jazz spectrum playing favourites, standards and new releases along the way. In this hour Nick features tracks from Bill Frisell, Brad Mehldau, Susan de Jong and Snarky Puppy.