Navigation for Nights

7:10 Of Both Male and Female Spirit

The inspiring story of Hina Wong-Kalu, a transgender native Hawaiian teacher, as explored in the documentary Kumu Hina – with producers/directors Joe Wilson and Dean Hamer.

7:30 Spectrum

People, places and events in New Zealand.

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 Arts Ambassador - Hip Hop

University of Auckland ethnomusicologist Dr Kirsten Zemke raps about hip hop music and culture. Jazz-rap, an attempt to fuse African-American music of the past with a newly dominant form of the present.

9:06 The Wednesday Drama - Resistance, by Rebecca Barnes

Set in the near future in a New Zealand where the government is advocating the surgical implanting of an electronic chip into the brains of all New Zealanders. The scheme is meeting with some serious resistance (6 of 8, RNZ)

9:35 Star Quality by Christine Johnston

10:00 Late Edition

A review of the news from Morning Report, Nine to Noon, Afternoons and Checkpoint. Also hear the latest news from around the Pacific on Radio New Zealand International's Dateline Pacific.

11:06 Jazz Footprints: Stu Buchanan

Christchurch jazz legend, itinerant music teacher and saxophone player Stu Buchanan passed away last week. Jazz Footprints spoke to him merely weeks ago about his recently released CD Hey! What's The Time? which features his compositions recorded with the Garden City Big Band. Hear how he funded the album, his thoughts on teaching and his passion for what he describes as 'low-brow' music.