Nights for Wednesday 18 June 2014
7:10 Pacific Vanilla
A group of growers have recently united with a vision to rehabilitate the largely ignored vanilla plantations of Tonga and boost global exports, with Queen Vava'u Vanilla Growers Association (QVGA) president Ian Jones.
Gallery: Pacific Vanilla
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 - Comics
Shading in the heroes and villains of an animated realm is cartoonist, writer, illustrator Adrian Kinnaird, talking about graphic novels made in New Zealand.
9:06 The Wednesday Drama: Resistance, by Rebecca Barnes
The government is advocating the surgical implant of an electronic chip in the brains of all the NZ populace but small pockets of resistance are setting up all around the country (7 of 8, RNZ)
9:35 Evolution by Louise Harness
10:00 Late Edition
11:06 Jazz Footprints
Exploring the full spectrum of this influential genre and its musicians (9 of 13, RNZ)