Nights for Wednesday 24 July 2013
7:10 Rocket Boy
Executive producer Bridget Ikin and director Kim Mordaunt on the challenges of filming The Rocket, about a Laotian boy who enters a sky-rocket competition.
People, places and events in New Zealand.
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 - Artistic Risks
British artist Piers Secunda has ventured into some of the world's worst trouble spots, all for the sake of his art.
9:06 The Wednesday Drama - Te Wherowhero (Part 4 of 15)
The story of the warrior who became the first Maori King, adapted from King Potatau: An Account of the Life of Potatau Te Wherowhero the First Maori King by Pei Te Hurinui and read by Selwyn Muru and Rangi Chadwick.
10:00 Late Edition
11:06 Jazz-O-Rama - Heavenly Harmonies
Joe Bev hosts an hour of re-mastered 78 RPM records. This week’s show features close harmony singing groups of the swing and boogie-woogie eras that helped define the musical genre that led to rhythm and blues and rock and roll, and the sub-genre doo-wop.