Nights for Tuesday 1 December 2009

7 pm News & Weather

7:15 Vikings in the Arctic

Pat Sutherland, Arctic archaelogist, Canadian Museum of Civilization Corporation

Did Vikings reached the Canadian Arctic, with evidence of a structure being found on southern Baffin Island?

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 Dollars And Sense - economics

Dr Neville Bennett, economic historian, University of Canterbury

Show me the money... currency trading and the implication of a low United States dollar.

8:59 Conundrum: Clue 3

9 pm News & Weather

9:06 The Tuesday Feature: Janet Frame Memorial Lecture

The 2009 Janet Frame Memorial Lecture features the acclaimed author William Taylor, reflecting on a forty-year career of writing for children and young people, and the letters he has received from his fans.

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)

11:36 Nightshift

A series dedicated to those who work while the nation sleeps, and who make life a lot easier when we wake up.

Phillip Cottrell, news bulletin sub-editor, Radio New Zealand

Knowing what's going on at all hours and making sure it's grammatically correct...