7:10 Aral Sea: The Uzbekistan Side

Once the world's fourth largest lake, the Aral Sea in Central Asia is now in its death throes. Our correspondent Tara Fitzgerald examines the human and environmental toll.

See some of Tara's photos from her visit

Ship graveyard near the Aral Sea

7:30 Spectrum

People, places and events in New Zealand.

8 pm News & Weather

8:15 Windows on the World

International public radio documentaries.

8:40 Science: World Weather

A day doesn't go by without some weather... explanations and implications with severe weather forecaster Erick Brenstrum.

9 pm News & Weather

9:06 Our Changing World

Science and environment news from New Zealand and the world.

10 pm News & Weather

10:17 Late Edition

A review of the leading 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 pm News & Weather

11:06 The Music Mix

Nick Atkinson presents a contemporary music magazine with interviews and music from New Zealand and overseas artists, coverage of new releases, tours, live sessions, music festivals and events.