Nights for Tuesday 24 March 2009

7 pm News & Weather

7:15 Feature interview

7:30 The Sampler

8 pm News & Weather

8:15 Windows on the World:

International public radio documentaries.

8:45 Ignition - energy

Professor Ralph Sims - director of Centre for Energy Research, Massey University.

The challenges of getting warm, keeping cool or just driving from point A to B. This week, solar energy.

8:59 Conundrum: Clue 3

9 pm News & Weather

9:06 Tuesday Feature: The Massey Lectures

Legendary novelist, poet, and essayist Margaret Atwood concludes her surprising look at the topic of debt.

(Pt 5 of 5, CBC)

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.

11:06 Charlie Gilett's World of Music

Britain's guru of world music radio presents a personal selection (BBC)

Fall of Families thumb11:30 The Fall of the Families by Phillip Mann

The second novel of Phillip Mann's epic chronicalling the struggle by aliens to regain their civilisations - lost to ruthless humans who colonised the galaxy exterminating all opposition. (Part 1 of 20, RNZ)