Nights for Tuesday 12 May 2009

7 pm News & Weather

7:15 Mind Champion

Katie Prior - media officer, Mind.

Launched in 2004, Mind's Champion of the Year award is awarded to the person or people who have made the most important contribution to challenging discrimination against people with mental health problems during the previous year in England and Wales.

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 Philosophy

Ann Kerwin - philosopher in Residence, Auckland University of Technology.

Musings on how, what and why we think what we do. This week, the limits of human understanding.

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

Part four of Ngā Uruora explores Papaitonga - Sir Walter Buller's country estate and the site where the philosophy of conservation in NZ was formed. (Part 4 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