7:10 Our Own Odysseys: The Norway Of Oman

In the early 1990s, while working in Dubai, Hugh Barr took the oppoutunity to get on a dhow and travel around the Mussandam Pennisula in Northern Oman.

Gallery: Hugh Barr in the Norway of Oman

Hugh Barr The Norway of Oman Map
The Normay of Oman Map - detail. Click on the image above to see a larger version.

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: Japan

Motoko Kakubayashi was raised in Palmerston North but now resides in Tokyo and works for the Science Media Centre of Japan, pop. 127,450,459 (est. 2010)... how many South Koreans think they won in the wrong Olympic sports; Japan and China dispute ownership of the Senkaku Islands (or Diaoyutai as they're called by the Chinese); and Japan's newest, and third largest political party is called People's Life First.

9:00 News and Weather

06 The Tuesday Feature: The 2012 BBC Reith Lectures

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)