Nights for Wednesday 3 December 2014
7:10 Teeth Talk
Did you know that humans form two sets of teeth over the course of their lives? Professor of Dental Epidemiology and Public Health, Murray Thomson from the University of Otago is armed to the teeth with toothy tales – the oral health of New Zealand adults.
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. To big New Zealand graphic novels out this month: The Dharma Punks by Ant Sang and Sam Zabel and the Magic Pen, Dylan Horrocks' long-awaited follow-up to Hicksville.
9:06 The Wednesday Drama
The Under-Graduate, by Tim Wilson, read by Stuart Devenie
Hell is the two weeks Bradley spends waiting for exam results - or is it limbo? (RNZ)
A Slice of Banana Cake!
In the great kitchen of life everyone makes their own banana cake. It's how we put it together that counts. Columnist Helen Brown rummages through her past to analyse the ingredients (F, RNZ)
10:00 Late Edition
11:06 The New Jazz Archive - Great Jazz Cities: Chicago
Long before New York became America's jazz capital, Chicago jazz reigned supreme. This week, we continue our tour of America's great jazz cities with the history of Chicago jazz - from Al Capone's days at the storied Green Mill Cocktail Lounge to the bizarre, outer-spaced-themed world of Sun Ra (7 of 9, PRX)