Nights for Tuesday 7 July 2015
7:10 Our Own Odysseys: Jordan - Camel Safari
Travel writer Jill Worrall recently spent three days crossing the desert of Wadi Rum in Jordan on a bloody-minded camel.
7:30 The Sampler
A weekly review and analysis of new CD releases.
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 Left Thinking
University of Otago political historian A. Prof Brian Roper deconstructs public policies from around the globe. The economics and politics of austerity in the wake of the global financial crisis.
9:06 The Tuesday Feature: The Rainbow Warrior - a game changer?
A discussion marking 30 years since the sinking of the Greenpeace ship Rainbow Warrior in Auckland Harbour on 10 July 1985. It's part of a Victoria University forum in which lawyer and former journalist Linda Clark chairs a 30-year retrospective debate featuring key parties in the post sinking arbitrations and negotiations, including:
- Dr Gerard Curry - then counsel for French Army Major Alain Mafart and Captain Dominique Prieur.
- Sir Kenneth Keith ONZ KBE QC - then President of the Law Commission, Member of the Permanent Court of Arbitration and arbitrator in the New Zealand v France arbitration.
- Bill Mansfield - then New Zealand’s deputy permanent representative at the UN, involved in negotiations between the French and New Zealand Governments.
- Sir Geoffrey Palmer KCMG AC QC - then Deputy Prime Minister, Attorney General and Minister of Justice.
- Dr Penelope Ridings MNZM - has provided legal advice to the Government since 1988 on legal issues pertaining to international law.
- Gary Born was Counsel for Greenpeace in Greenpeace v France. Mr Born is New Zealand Centre of International Economic Law’s Inaugural Senior Visiting Research Fellow as well as a world leading international arbitrator and litigator; a Partner in Wilmer Hale.
10:00 Late Edition
11:06 The Shed
Award winning former British broadcaster Mark Coles presents his pick of the best new music releases and demos from around the planet. A glorious mix of brand new sounds from all over the world, real conversations with music makers and tales of everyday life as seen from an English garden shed (2 of 13, MCM)