7:10 For the love of Jane

Why the books of Jane Austen are still so adored, even though Jane's most famous novel Pride and Prejudice was published 200 years ago, with Professor Janet Todd from Lucy Cavendish College at the University of Cambridge.

7:30 Spectrum

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 Comics

Graphic novelist Dylan Horrocks shades in the heroes and villains of an animated realm. Today, Sarah Laing – novelist, cartoonist and mother of three. Her latest novel is The Fall of Light

9:06 The Wednesday Drama - Te Wherowhero (Part 7 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.

9:30 Outspoken

A series of half-hour current affairs programmes, featuring Radio New Zealand's most experienced correspondents.

10:00 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 New Jazz Archive

Delving into the many shades of jazz. Digging in the archives and selecting from the standards and classics to the modern masters and future movers and shakers.

This week, the life and music of swing anti-hero Artie Shaw. Biographer Tom Nolan talks about Artie’s reluctant rise to stardom during the 1930s and dissects his much publicised rivalry with Benny Goodman. And we’ll take a look at Artie’s abrupt Shakespearean exit from the music business in the 1950s and explore what made Artie Shaw one of the most innovative and complex voices of the swing era.

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