Nights for Tuesday 22 September 2009

7 pm News & Weather

7.15 pm Flatback Turtles

Dr Kellie Pendoley, marine biology consultant, Pendoley Environmental

The flatback turtles of Barrow Island and the environmental threats to this Australian species.

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 pm Dollars And Sense - economics

Dr Neville Bennett, economic historian, University of Canterbury

Show me the money ... looking back to the financial lessons of 1890 in New Zealand.

8:59 Conundrum: Clue 3

9 pm News & Weather

9:06 The Tuesday Feature

The Galileo Lectures

Part two: The Mystery of the First Stars

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.