7:10 Our Own Odysseys - Rescued Orangutans

Retired veterinarian Alan Brydon headed to Borneo this year to check up on orangutans being rescued from deforestation and reintroduced to forest life in Tanjung Putin National Park.

Gallery: Alan Brydon's rescued orangutans


7:30 The Sampler

A weekly review and analysis of new CD releases.

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 Global Neighbours - Japan

Palmerston North raised Motoko Kakubayashi resides in Tokyo and works for the Science Media Centre of Japan, pop. 126,659,683 (est. 2012)... Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's administration's not-so-great model for "A Bright Country for Women" campaign; the volcanic eruption in Ontake; and why Japanese women want the "Kabe-don" action.

9:06 The Tuesday Feature: Smart Talk from the Auckland Museum - The Cult of Food

Two university professors and two celebrity chefs discuss how NZ food has evolved over the last 50 years, argue about the effect of our diet on our health and share their ideas of the national Kiwi dish with an amused and engaged audience at Auckland Museum. Featuring Al Brown, Professor Rod Jackson, Professor Grant Schofield and Anne Thorp with Jesse Mulligan in the chair.

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 Global Village