7:10 Our Own Odysseys: Deserts Dangers

Helen Gilbert on an African adventure by truck from Kenya to Egypt in the late 1990s featuring skirmishes with local military.

7:10 Our Own Odysseys

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 - Russia

Managing director of the Trans-Siberian Experience, Neil McGowan is our British-born Moscow-based expert on Russia and classical music... are Russians getting enough vegetables, the economy (being that Europe next door is flailing), and has Scientology been banned.

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 Hidden Treasures: "Ampliado"

An extended edition of Hidden Treasures finds Trevor Reekie featuring uncovering numerous musical gems that include a tribute album to the sixth Rolling Stone, tracks from local singer songwriters Matt Langley and Donna Dean and an Indo-Italian collaboration featuring percussionist Trilock Gurtu and the Arke Orchestra.