Nights for Tuesday 11 November 2014
7:10 Our Own Odysseys - Jogyakarta Family
As part of an Outbound Exchange with Friendship Force International Colin and Janet Ridge spent a week in the Indonesian city of Jogyakarta being hosted by a Muslim family.
Top: In costume at cemetary, Bottom left: At Borobuda, Bottom right: At school in old town
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 - Argentina
Freelance journalist and keen surfer Charles Newbery reporting from the eighth largest country by landmass, the federal republic of Argentina, located in south-eastern South America, pop. 41,660,417 (est. 2013). After the peso plunged to 16 per dollar on the black market in September, Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner has replaced the central bank president; the Uruguay presidential election goes to a second round; and the farming of Vicunas.
During the lively discussion at Auckland Museum which ensues, we hear about failure, obsession, and why Captain James T. Kirk from the Starship Enterprise has inspired a navigator to devote a life to discovering the methods of navigation used in the Pacific a thousand years ago.
10:00 Late Edition
11:06 Global Village
(7 of 13, KMUW)