Nights for Monday 18 May 2015
7:15 A Slice of the Seventies
What We Saw - Photos from a Decade, photographer Sally Griffin captured now well-known New Zealanders, but when they were younger and perhaps somewhat more carefree.
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 World Weather
MetService severe weather forecaster Erick Brenstrum on how a day doesn't go by without some weather... floods in New South Wales and northern Chile (where it almost never rains), Tropical Cyclone Pam had a devastating effect on Vanuatu, and Antarctica had its hottest temperature on record, then broke that record the next day.
9:10 Orange Wine
10:00 Late Edition
11:06 B.B. King: A Tribute
B.B. King, who died on Friday aged 89, was the most influential bluesman of the modern era, won 15 Grammy Awards and was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1987. This programme follows his career and celebrates the greatness of the ambassador of the blues who was still performing until recently. (From Mississippi Public Broadcasting through PRX)