Nights for Tuesday 7 August 2012
7:10 Our Own Odysseys: Aussie Wanderer Part Seven
Long-time listener of the national broadcast, John Hardy from Tauranga, now 78, recollects when he spent the thick-end of a year hitch-hiking round Australia when any road outside a town or city was just dust, sand or gravel.
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: (Mid-West) United States Of America
Journalist, author and photographer Kerri Fivecoat-Campbell reports from a 480-square foot cabin within the Ozark Mountains in Arkansas, which is near the Mississippi border, USA pop. 311,591,917 (est. 2011)... there's a big non-debate happening over gun control, nearly half of the continental US is experiencing severe drought, also the presidential race is heating up.
9:00 News and Weather
9:06 The Tuesday Feature: Talking Heads 2012 - Paradise Regained
Part 3: Kill a Stoat and Save New Zealand? Kim Hill and a panel of experts consider Sir Paul Callaghan’s final challenge- to make New Zealand pest free. How realistic is this vision? Will New Zealanders rise to the challenge? What will it cost? And would it be worth the expense?
10:00 News and Weather
10:17 Late Edition
11:06 Putumayo Radio Hour
A world music show that takes listeners on a weekly journey through the music of many different cultures (Putumayo)