7:10 Our Own Odysseys - The Ticos in Costa Rica

Through ISV, Wellingtonian Jen Truman spent 5 weeks in Costa Rica in January 2011. She spent the first 2 weeks living with a host family in Heredia, then she volunteered for 2 weeks in a tiny remote area in Golfo Dulce, near Puerto Jiminez, which is right down the bottom of the Pacific coast.

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 - Mexico

Reporting from the eleventh most populous country and the most populous Hispanophone country in the world is our correspondent Myles Estey. Some sincere attempts to reform the justice system; the explosion of the PEMEX building; and the new government is trying to promote fact that Mexico is safer and ready for business - but murder rates show no sign of abating.

9:00 News and Weather

9:06 The Tuesday Feature: Auckland Writers and Readers Festival 2012

Caroline Moorehead discusses with Carole Beu her book 'A Train in Winter', which tells the story of 230 women of the French Resistance sent to Auschwitz (Pt 2 of 3, RNZ)

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 (Putumayo)

See the Putumayo website for this programme