Nights for Monday 20 June 2011
7:15 Sri Lankan Society
How Sri Lanka has progressed from colonial times, through a protracted civil war to it's current independence . Insights on how the country can progress into the future with Emeritus Prof. Laksiri Jayasuriya from The University of Western Australia.
8:15 Windows on the World
International public radio documentaries - visit the Windows on the World web page to find links to these documentaries.
8:40 NZ History
Key turning points that helped to shape New Zealand with Te Ara editor and historian Jock Phillips.
Tonight, the 1900s: Seddon, 1905 All Blacks tour, South African War, general affluence, the Christchurch exhibition, the Plunket Society, plus lots of splendid buildings and becoming a confident nationalistic place.
9 pm News and weather
9:40 Sport: History
Turning back the clock on tests, triumphs and turnarounds with sports writer Joseph Romanos... winter sports and NZ's history in the Winter Olympics, which started in a rather piecemeal fashion in 1952.
10 pm Late Edition
11 pm News and weather
11:06 Beale Street Caravan
The best in blues from the Blues Foundation in Memphis.