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.

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. 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

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 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)