Nights for Tuesday 5 May 2009

7 pm News & Weather

7:15 Newman's Own

Sue Home - Australasian administrator, Newman's Own Foundation.

Calling all local charities, recently deceased actor, Paul Newman, is still giving from beyond the grave.

7:30 The Sampler

New music reviews with Troy Ferguson.

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 ... the OECD Report and speculation, also budgets and the constraints set by debt.

8:59 Conundrum: Clue 3

9 pm News & Weather

9:06 Tuesday Feature:Ngā Uruora - The Groves of Life Ecology and History in a New Zealand Landscape

Ecologist Geoff Park goes in search of the reason why a small stand of ancient Kahikatea trees on a bend of the Mokau River has survived, despite the onslaught of forest-clearing and dairying. (Part 3 of 6, RNZ)

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 thumb11:36 Bedtime story: 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