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

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)