Nights for Wednesday 19 November 2014
7:10 Building New Zealand
The history of Fletcher Construction in New Zealand (No Job Too Hard: volume two of three), with Jack Smith, who joined the Fletcher group in 1953 and was involved as an employee and then consultant until 1998.
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. Sir Gawain and the Green Knight.
9:06 The Wednesday Drama - 'Scherzo', by Stuart Hoar
It's called the city of love and when an unhappy Kiwi couple visits Venice, each finds what they're seeking (RNZ).
10:00 Late Edition
11:06 The New Jazz Archive - Great Jazz Cities: New Orleans
The Archive continues its ongoing series on America's great jazz cities with the story of jazz in New Orleans, talking with jazz historian Bruce Raeburn about the birth of jazz in New Orleans in the early twentieth century, and getting to know the raucous New Orleans parade tradition that is Second Line. Louis Armstrong historian Ricky Riccardi talks about Satchmo's wild and woolly years growing up on the streets of the Crescent City, and there's a look at how Hurricane Katrina has reshaped the New Orleans jazz scene (5 of 9, PRX)