7:10 Our Own Odysseys: Chico Mendes

Ross Doyle with an Amazonian adventure and encountering the legacy of environmental campaigner, Chico Mendes, plus, the taste of armadillos.

See photographs from Ross' odyssey.

Odyssey Ross Doyle Chico Mendes steering a river boat up the Rio Negro
Chico Mendes steering a river boat up the Rio Negro.

9:30 The Sampler

A weekly review and analysis of new CD releases.

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 The World At Night: Aral Sea 

Once the world's fourth largest lake, the Aral Sea in Central Asia is now in it's death throes - examining the human and environmental toll with our correspondent Tara Fitzgerald.

9:00 News and Weather

9:06 The Tuesday Feature: 2011 Auckland Writers & Readers Festival

Radio New Zealand has selected some of the most thought-provoking and entertaining sessions from one of New Zealand’s top celebrations of literature, the Auckland Writers and Readers Festival, for a five-part series of programmes from this week in our Sunday Feature slot. The encounters range from food to science by way of contemporary history, with speakers from the UK, India, USA, and the former Yugoslavia.

10:00 News and 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.

11:06 Tapestry of the Times

Join Arron Henkin on an open-ear voyage back in time and around the globe as he takes listeners on a weekly tour through the wide ranging sound archives of Smithsonian Folkways Recordings (Smithsonian/WYPR).