7:10 Our Own Odysseys: Bekaa Valley

Freshwater scientist Richard Storey and the two years he worked in Lebanon helping to protect endangered wetlands of the beautiful Bekaa Valley.

Profiling Lebanon - the Aammiq Wetland

Gallery: Richard Storey in Bekaa Valley

Richard Storey Bekaa Valley Bug collecting Richard
Richard Storey bug collecting in the Bekaa Valley. Image courtesy of Richard Storey.

7:30 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: Venezuela

Australian-born alternative media journalist now working for Venezuela Analysis, Tamara Pearson considers this northern South American nation with a pop. 28,834,000 (est. 2010) home... campaigning for the presidential elections, urban agriculture and alternative education.

9:00 News and Weather

9:06 The Tuesday Feature: A New Enlightenment

Dame Anne Salmond and Kim Hill explore the possibility of a new Enlightenment that recaptures the wide-ranging curiosity of New Zealand’s early exploring scientists while transcending western modernity by drawing upon other intellectual traditions, including the relational thinking characteristic of Maori and other Pacific life worlds.

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 Putumayo Radio Hour

A world music show that takes listeners on a weekly journey through the music of many different cultures (Putumayo)