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Running a marathon might not be everyone's idea of a fun overseas holiday, but Judy Wolff shares her passion for travel and marathons on Nights
Nick Bollinger reviews a double-disc set from Tweedy; the ecstatic pagan grooves of Swedish ensemble Goat; and a beginners guide to Arabic Jazz on The Sampler
The BBC's Rebecca Morelle talks to explorers of deep ocean trenches, from the director of the film Titanic to biologists discovering dark realms of weird pink gelatinous fish and gigantic crustaceans, on Windows on the World
We usher in the return of Global Village with Carlos Nuñez and the Chieftains, Silk Road, Easy Star All-Stars, Incredible String Band and Miles from India
Marty Duda's Artist of the Week is English songwriter and eccentric, Robyn Hitchcock, who began his musical career in the punk era as leader of the band The Soft Boys
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Lynda Chanwai-Earle is in Auckland at the first Sikh early childhood centre in the country.
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Magical multi-national performances recorded by RNZ at WOMAD Taranaki 2014. On-air and online for the first time.