Nights for Tuesday 14 June 2016
7:12 Our Own Odysseys - China's Hidden Coast
Peter Kerr shares his 3 month trip exploring the south east coast of China by bicycle.
7:30 The Sampler
Nick Bollinger reviews the dance-friendly debut of Canadian-Haitian DJ/producer Kaytranada; the Southern punk-blues of Adia Victoria; and a new set of familiar sounds from Tom Petty's first band, Mudcrutch.
8:12 Nights' Pundit - Philosophy
What makes for a good life? Philosopher at large Ann Kerwin looks at Todd May's book A Significant Life - Human Meaning in a Silent Universe
8:30 Window on the World
Since the early 1980's, a ground-breaking Argentine forensics team known as the EAAF, has advised and taught other teams working across Latin America, to unearth the bones that provide clues to South America's 'disappeared'. Our 'Window on the World' feature tonight follows them to Colombia and the search for victims of the country's 50-year-long armed conflict. We also hear the voices of families looking for missing young students in Mexico.
9:07 Tuesday Feature
The BBC's Middle East correspondent Jim Muir revisits the Zagros and Taurus mountains of northern Iraq where 25 years ago, he reported on the mass exodus of Iraqi Kurds into the Zagros and Taurus mountains of northern Iraq. Thousands were killed by the helicopter gunships and tanks of Saddam Hussein's pursuing forces, and more died in the freezing rain and snow, before a safe haven was established under western air protection.
10:17 Late Edition
A round up of today's RNZ News and feature interviews as well as Date Line Pacific from RNZ International
11:07 At the Eleventh Hour
Each month, Global Village devotes an entire show to the best of new world music releases. Among the highlights this time: The first reissue of the the original Wailers' a new self-titled release from Ziggy Marley top neo-folk bands on the scene today: the Welsh duo 9Bach, Scottish band Breabach, & Irish supergroup, The Gloaming African guitar great Djelimady Tounkara.