7:10 Our Own Odysseys - Blue Mountain Aboriginal Lore

Hawkes Bay wanderer Christine Climo went walkabout in the Blue Mountains and had the chance to dance up a rain storm, complete with thunder and lightning.

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 Kai-A-Miro

'Eating the berry' with Rosemary Rangitauira from Radio New Zealand's Te Manu Korihi team; from the proverb 'Ko te Manu kai Ana I te Miro nona te Ao' (the bird that eats the berry owns the world), encapsulating the idea of a seed when eaten gives insight to the one who consumes it... leadership and succession

9:06 The Tuesday Feature: Esther Abrahams - Convict 'First Lady'

In 1787 at the age of 15, Esther Abrahams was convicted of stealing lace and was transported to New South Wales with her infant daughter on one of The First Fleet ships. On board she met Lieutenant George Johnston, and the couple went on to have seven children. They became well-to-do land owners and George eventually held the post of Lieutenant-Governor of the colony (ABC)

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 Shed

Award winning former British broadcaster Mark Coles presents his pick of the best new music releases and demos from around the planet. A glorious mix of brand new sounds from all over the world, real conversations with music makers and tales of everyday life as seen from an English garden shed (12 of 13, MCM)