Nights for Wednesday 17 October 2012
7:10 Encounters Of A Kind
Professor of Astrobiology from the University of New South Wales Malcolm Walter considers what if NASA's rover Curiosity uncovers evidence of exterrestrial life as it scoots along the surface of our neighbouring planet, Mars.
People, places and events in New Zealand.
8:00 News & Weather
8:15 Windows on the World
International public radio documentaries - visit the Windows on the World web page to find links to these documentaries.
8:40 Arts: Pasifika
Exploring the contemporary arts and culture from around the Pacific is writer and curator Ema Tavola... with artist Leilani Kake about the importance of a son's haircutting ceremony.
9:00 News & Weather
9:06 The Wednesday Drama
10:00 News & Weather
10:17 Late Edition
11:00 News & Weather
11:06 European Jazz Stage
Benjamin Herman hosts an exploration of European jazz music, with performances from the continent's hottest clubs, concert halls and festivals (Radio Netherlands)