7:12 Lara Shepherd

Research scientist Lara Shepherd and vertebrate curator Alan Tennyson have looked at the relationships of extinct seabird, the Scarlett's shearwater. 

Shearwater bones from Te Papa's natural history collection.

Shearwater bones from Te Papa's natural history collection. Photo: Te Papa

7:30 The Sampler

Nick Bollinger discusses the orchestral variations of alt-rock supergroup Minor Victories; a collaboration between Icelandic singer Emiliana Torrini and Belgium's Colorist Orchestra; and the latest set of existentialist pop from Swedish singer-songwriter Jens Lekman.

8:12 Eric Crampton 

This week we're going to work through some of the economics of dating and marriage. 

8:30 Window on the World

From the BBC World Service a documentary following one of the darkest chapters in American history - the eugenics programme which began almost 100 years ago and  which saw an estimated 70 thousand people forceably sterilised.

9:07 Tuesday Feature

First in a series of three programmes was recorded in association with the Royal Society and the Embassy of France about how to make the places where we live more appealing and sustainable, with host Kim Hill. 

10:17 Late Edition

A roundup of today's RNZ News and feature interviews as well as Date Line Pacific from RNZ International.

11:07 Worlds of Music

Trevor Reekie hosts a weekly music programme celebrating an eclectic mix of 'world' music, fusion and folk roots.Tonight,