Nights for Tuesday 8 December 2009

7 pm News & Weather

7:15 Really Big Trees

Derek Mcintosh coordinator - National Register of Big Trees

Hunting down Australia's biggest trees.

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 Philosophy

Ann Kerwin, Philosopher in Residence, Auckland University of Technology

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

8:59 Conundrum: Clue 3

9 pm News & Weather

9:06 The Tuesday Feature: The Macmillan Brown Lectures

The 2009 Macmillan Brown lectures explore how Maori culture operates as a force for New Zealand's social and scientific advancement. In this first lecture, Professor Te Ahukaramu Charles Royal discusses the theme of creative potential in Maoridom. He's introduced by Professor Angus MacFarlane.

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.

Jayeta Valentine - artist

Some of a creative persuasion prefer working on their projects while the rest of the world sleeps.