Nights for Tuesday 16 June 2009

7 pm News & Weather

7:15 Archeology In The Digital Age

Matthew Schmidt - president, New Zealand Archeological Assocation (NZAA).

The launching of ArchSite, New Zealand Archaeological Association's Archaeological online Site Recording Scheme.

7:30 The Sampler

New music reviews with Nick Bollinger.

8 pm News & Weather

8:15 Windows on the World:

International public radio documentaries.


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

Musings on how, what and why we think what we do...

This week; Friedrich Nietzsche (October 15, 1844 - August 25, 1900) - a nineteenth-century German philosopher and classical philologist.

8:59 Conundrum: Clue 3

9 pm News & Weather

9:06 Tuesday Feature

EarthWorks: Cool, Clear Water (Part three)

In this episode, we'll follow a water molecule (called Tinkle) as it travels through the freshwater cycle. We'll discuss droughts and floods, life on other planets, and we'll journey across frozen lakes and up huge glaciers. But most of all, we'll find out why water is simple, crucial - and beautiful.

EarthWorks is available for purchase through Replay Radio.

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.