Nights for Tuesday 24 September 2013
7:10 Our Own Odysseys - Essential Wheels
Photographer Marcus Adams recently took a two-month trip documenting how the wheel has shaped social and economic outcomes in South East Asia. These images can be seen in the exhibition Revolution! Wheels of Change in SE Asia, which is part of the Kokomai Creative Festival in the Wairarapa (18-27 October).
7:30 The Sampler
Nick Bollinger reviews a fresh instalment of retro-futuristic soul from Janelle Monae, some electro-Mongolian metal from Wellington’s The All Seeing Hand, and talks to Elvis Costello about his new collaboration with hip-hop veterans The Roots.
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 - Russia
Neil McGowan is our British born Moscow-based expert on classical music and Russia. Tonight, Russia takes charge with Syria; and there's a lot of chicanery with the recent elections of city mayors.
9:06 The Tuesday Feature: TED Radio Hour: Food Matters
A cornucopia of great TED Talks about food: growing it, cooking it, consuming it - and making sure there's enough for everyone. Biodiversity expert Cary Fowler is looking to save seeds to protect the future of food. Architect Carolyn Steel discusses the daily miracle of feeding a city, and explains how ancient food routes shaped the modern world. Chef Ann Cooper has some fighting words about what's in kids' lunches. And Chef Dan Barber tells the story of the best fish he ever ate, raised in Spain using a revolutionary farming method.
10:00 Late Edition
11:06 Womad Taranaki 2013
Over three days in March 2013, the Womad Festival brought a rich mix of musical and cultural flavours from around the globe to Taranaki. Radio NZ National was on hand to record the performances and talk to the performers.
Tonight, The Aotearoa National Maori Choir with The Yoots and Vieux Farka Toure.