7:10 Labor's Loss

Political blogger Michael Moore from Cairns offers his views on why the Labor party in Queensland lost so conclusively in the recent state election.

7:30 Spectrum

People, places and events in New Zealand.

8:00 News & Weather

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 Arts: Hip Hop

Ethnomusicologist Dr Kirsten Zemke from the University of Auckland on the musical genre that developed as part of hip hop culture, and is defined by four key stylistic elements: rapping, DJing/scratching, sampling, and beatboxing... political protagonists.

9:00 News & Weather

9:06 The Wednesday Drama: Michael James Manaia by John Broughton

A radio adaptation of John Broughton’s Michael James Manaia  starring Jim Moriarty. This one-man show enjoyed a successful revival earlier this year during the New Zealand International Arts Festival with Te Kohe Tuhaka in Taki Rua's production under the direction of Nathaniel Lees.

10:00 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.

11:00 News & Weather

11:06 Jazz Live

Live performances from a diverse range of European jazz artists and groups.