NIGHTS on RNZ National 
with skipper. Bryan Crump & navigator. Robyn Rockgirl Walker

Tonight's rundown (Tuesday)...

Leon Perrie - Our Own Odysseys - Fern Fan

Leon Perrie - Our Own Odysseys - Fern Fan Photo: Leon Perrie

Te Papa's botany curator Leon Perrie has recently returned from the Guadalcanal Expedition in the Solomon Islands, where he was studying his very favourite plant, the fern...

7:30pm The Sampler (music album reviews & discussion with Jim Pinckney (filling in for Nick Bollinger))

8:12pm Windows on the World (international public radio documentaries) - More than One Kind of Love in Namibia

8:43pm NIGHTS Pundits
roster: Ann Kerwin (Philosophy); Eric Crampton (Right Thinking); Damien Fenton (Military History); Deborah Russell (Feminism); Brian Roper (Left Thinking); Ian Mayes (Eco-Living); Gavin McLean (NZ History); Douglas Pratt (Religion); Shannon Haunui-Thompson (Kai-A-Miro, Maori); & Brian Easton (Economics)

philosopher at large Ann Kerwin muses often on why we think what we do... what Plato is up to nowadays with the advice columnist Margo Howard in xxxPlato: PLATO AT THE GOOGLEPLEX: Why Philosophy Won’t Go Away by Rebecca Goldstein

Rebecca Goldstein - Plato at the Googleplex

Rebecca Goldstein - Plato at the Googleplex Photo: Boston Forward

8:59pm NIGHTS conundrum clue 1

9:07pm Tuesday Feature - Smart Talk 2015 - Songs of the City 

9:59pm NIGHTS conundrum clue 2

10:17pm Late Edition (a round up of today's RNZ news and feature interviews as well as Date Line Pacific from RNZ International)

11:07pm The Eleventh Hour [World Music] - The Global Village
some different takes on classic artists and styles of music

... nights' time is the right time...