Nights for Tuesday 16 August 2016
7:12 Our Own Odysseys - Mike Butler
Mike Butler's walked all over the world for charity. The ANZ Wellington employee has raised hundreds of thousands of dollars by trekking through Asia, India, Europe and South America. Unfortunately his latest walk from Auckland to Wellington with his two beloved dogs came unstuck due to an accident. He's joins Bryan Crump to talk about his travels with his dogs, Toby and Idol and when he expects to be back on the charity trail.
7:30 The Sampler
In The Sampler this week Nick Bollinger discusses a soulful sophomore set from Michael Kiwanuka, Kirsten Johnstone reviews the first new music in seven years from local singer, songwriter and social activitst Steve Abel; while Sam Wicks lends an ear to Atlanta rapper Gucci Mane's first post-prison release.
8:12 Nights' Pundit - Brian Easton
Independent scholar Brian Easton talks to Bryan Crump about migration and economic freedoms. He talks about his latest article which explores the difficulties in getting the balance of migration and pressure on resources right.
8:30 Window on the World
BBC World Service Farhana Haider enters the world of Duaripara slum in Dhaka, Bangladesh to meet The Forgotten Girls of Dhaka.
9:07 Tuesday Feature
The Late Series at Auckland Museum is underway. One of the first curated evenings involved a panel discussion exploring of New Zealand history. Last Tuesday's Smart Talk panel looked at he intricacies of feminism in New Zealand and examined the everyday realities of the quest for equality. RNZ's own Mihingarangi Forbes was part of the panel discussion.
10:17 Late Edition
A roundup of today's RNZ News and feature interviews as well as Date Line Pacific from RNZ International.
11:07 World Music