7:10 Our Own Odysseys - The Culture of Yemen

In 1997 Vince Cocurullo got to experience first hand an Arab culture in the process of changing into a very modern world.

Vince Cocurullo - culture of Yemen

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 Global Neighbours - Portugal

Portugal correspondent Brendan de Beer, South African born editor of The Portugal News. The economy remains the common conversation point when speaking to someone about Portugal; and Hawaiian surfer Garrett McNamara surfed the world's biggest wave (estimated at 34 metres high) off Portugal's west coast.

9:00 News and Weather

9:06 The Tuesday Feature: Auckland Writers and Readers Festival

Distinguished Irish author Sebastian Barry discusses his work with Jan Cronin.

10:00 News and Weather

10 pm Late Edition

A review of the 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.

Hear Africa’s irresistible dance and party music, like Congolese soukous, South African mbaqanga and Angolan rhumba.(Putumayo)

See the Putumayo website for this programme