Nights for Tuesday 4 Augst 2009

7 pm News & Weather

7:15Kenyan Orphans

Phill Prendeville, cameraman, Child Fund New Zealand

How the current recession is affecting the lives of impoverished African children.

7:30 The Sampler

New music reviews with Nick Bollinger.

8 pm News & Weather

8:15 Windows on the World:

International public radio documentaries.

8:45 Prayers - religion

Professor Paul Morris, religions scholar, Victoria University

Exploring the spiritual dimension of the human psyche... Methodist Church Fiji regime tensions.

8:59 Conundrum: Clue 3

9 pm News & Weather

9:06 Tuesday Feature

The BBC Reith Lectures from UK.

Political philosopher and eminent Harvard University Professor, Michael Sandel, considers democracy, ethics, public philosophy and the erosion of community and moral values as he explores the prospect for a new politics of the common good (Part 4 of 4, BBC).

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.