Nights for Tuesday 17 January 2009

7 pm News & Weather

7:15 Bad Pennies

Jez Lowe, Folk Musician.

Lowe's songs reflect his roots in the North East of England, singing of the hard times, the good times - he's currently on tour in NZ.

7:30 The Sampler

8 pm News & Weather

8:15 Windows on the World:

International public radio documentaries.

8:45 Philosophy

Ann Kerwin Philosopher in Residence, Auckland University of Technology.

Musings on how, what and why we think what we do ... Happiness and Life with William James - an American philosopher who wrote a Principles of Psychology textbook.

8:59 Conundrum: Clue 3

9 pm Weather

9:06 Tuesday Feature: Murchison '29

The final programme in our Jack Perkins Jubilee season: A re-creation of the earthquake which devastated the Buller region in June 1929 - the destruction, the plight of the refugees, the struggle to break the isolation imposed by the shocks, and the costs in human and financial terms.

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 An Affair of the Heart by Frank Sargeson

An old woman sits night after night in the local shelter shed, waiting for the last bus and the return of her long-absent son (RNZ)