7:10 Global Neighbours - West and Central Africa

American multimedia freelance journalist Ricci Shryock reports from the Republic of Senegal in West Africa, pop. 13,567,338 (est. 2013). The Dakar Biennale; political expulsions from Brazzaville, the capital and largest city of the Republic of the Congo; and there's a voluntary disarmament coming up in Central African Republic.

7:30 Spectrum

People, places and events in New Zealand.

8:10 Windows on the World

International public radio documentaries - visit the Windows on the World web page to find links to these documentaries.

8:40 Arts Ambassador - Poetry

NMIT creative writing educator Cliff Fell recites the influence of the "classic" poems and poets... more on Dante, The Divine Comedy and its influence on subsequent western poetry.

9:06  The Wednesday Drama - Resistance, by Rebecca Barnes

Set in the near future in a New Zealand where the government is advocating the surgical implanting of an electronic chip into the brains of all New Zealanders. The scheme is meeting with some serious resistance (5 of 8, RNZ)

9:35 Paraquat by Roger O'Thornhill

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 Jazz Footprints