Nights for Tuesday 15 September 2009

7 pm News & Weather

7:15 Chin Woo

Peter Yu Chairman, Chin Woo NZ

The Chinese martial arts of Chin Woo and how the New Zealand team is preparing for the 100th Chin Woo Anniversary World Tournament in Shanghai next year.

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 The Administration - political systems

Brian Roper - political historian, University of Otago

How and why the world's diverse political institutions came to be... when the Labour and National governments from 1984 to 1999 changed the New Zealand economy - were they reflecting the will of the nation?

8:59 Conundrum: Clue 3

9 pm News & Weather

9:06 The Tuesday Feature

The Galileo Lectures

Part one: Galileo's Telescope

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.