Nights for Tuesday 23 December 2014
7:10 Our Own Odysseys - The Rumney Raft
A maiden voyage into the mangroves of Manukau Harbour with Titirangi artist Michele Rumney.
Gallery: The Rumney Raft
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 - Mid-West America
CEO of the Public Interest Institute Dr Don Racheter reports from Iowa, one of the states of mid-western United States, population of the Mid West is 65,377,684 (est. 2012) and the national population is 317,606,00 (est. 2013). Ferguson and the attitudes of the police, racism and justice; the Mid-Term elections; and why the flow of population from rural to urban areas needs to be stemmed.
9:06 The 2014 Rutherford Lectures - Experiments between Worlds
People and power: Dame Anne Salmond lectures on the encounter in London between Hongi Hika and King George IV. She traces the entanglement of ideas of rangatiratanga and sovereignty from that moment, through the Declaration of Independence and the Treaty of Waitangi to contemporary debates about democratic rights and freedoms, and also examines the rights of Maori women and children and how these have changed over time (3 of 4, RNZ)
10:00 Late Edition
11:06 Global Village