Nights for Tuesday 31 March 2009

7 pm News & Weather

7:15 Film maverick

David Blyth, NZ film-maker on the passion for film-making and the 30th anniversary of 'Angel Mine', the first movie funded by the NZ Interim Film Commission.

7:30 The Sampler

8 pm News & Weather

8:15 Windows on the World:

International public radio documentaries.

8:45 Dollars And Sense - economics

Dr Neville Bennett - economic historian, University of Canterbury

Show me the money ... slumps, forecasts and quantitative easing.

8:59 Conundrum: Clue 3

9 pm News & Weather

9:06 Tuesday Feature: Watching the Whales in Vava'u, Tonga

Justin Gregory visits researchers for the South Pacific Whale Research Consortium in Tonga recently to see the work of the consortium up close.

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.