Nights for Tuesday 29 October 2013
7:10 Our Own Odysseys - Sewing Up Silk Road Part 2
In 2002 Gretchen Kivell and nine other Kiwis, aged between 52 and 72, took a textile-focussed tour along the historic Silk Road, starting in Beijing.
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 - Japan
Motoko Kakubayashi was raised in Palmerston North but now resides in Tokyo and works for the Science Media Centre of Japan, pop. 127,450,459 (est. 2010).
9:06 The Tuesday Feature: TED Radio Hour - The Future of Cities
For the first time in history, more than half the world's population lives in cities. What draws people to them? What changes when people live closer together? Investigating the future of our urban zones, and what cities offer towards a sustainable future.
10 pm 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.