7:10 Our Own Odysseys: The back roads of Myanmar

Keen cyclist John Boon returns having just spent his summer holidays pedalling down country lanes through Myanmar.

Gallery: John Boon in Myanmar

Female novices in Myanmar.
Female novices in Myanmar. Photo courtesy of John Boon.

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: Indonesia

Rebecca Henschke, editor of Asia Calling, reports from the world's fourth most populous nation with the largest population of Muslims, the Republic of Indonesia, pop. 239,870,937 (est.2010). There's been massive flooding in the capital Jakarta.

9:00 News and Weather

9:06 The Macmilan Brown Lecture: Democracy in the South Pacific

After a break of two years, this long-running lecture series resumes with an address by Sitiveni Rabuka and an introduction by the Rt Hon Murray McCully. They discuss democracy in the South Pacific with particular focus on recent history in Fiji.

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 The Putumayo World Music Hour

Rosalie Howarth hosts an internationally syndicated radio show that takes listeners on a weekly journey through the music of many different cultures around the world (Putumayo)

See the Putumayo website for this programme