Nights for Tuesday 16 December 2008

7 pm News & Weather

7:12 Richard Farrell

NZ Pianist and Music Historian

7:30 The Sampler

8 pm News & Weather

8:15 Windows on the World:

International public radio documentaries.

8:45 China Report

Emma Moore, Correspondent

8:59 Conundrum: Clue 3

9 pm Weather

9:06 The Tuesday Feature: Auckland Writers and Readers Week 2008

I must go down to the sea again: In this second of a series of panel discussions recorded in May, Joan Druett, Mary McCallum, and Barbara Else talk with Graham Beattie about how the ocean around New Zealand connects some very different historical books.

9:59 Conundrum: Clue 4

10 pm News & Weather

10:17 Late Edition:

A review of the leading 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.

11.30 Reading: Vilma Skulsky and the Tree of Fortune by Rhonda Bartle

A neurotic saves the life of a Russian émigré and thereafter is smothered with kindness. (RNZ)