Nights for Tuesday 21 April 2009

7 pm News & Weather

7:15 Her-Storical Dance

Choreographer Maria Dabrowska talks about her new work Carnival Hound and its exploration of how women escaped the tyranny of the Second World War, including her mother who was a Polish refugee.

7:30 The Sampler

New music reviews with Troy Ferguson.

8 pm News & Weather

8:15 Windows on the World:

International public radio documentaries.

8:45 Prayers - religion

Professor Paul Morris - religions scholar, Victoria University

Exploring the spiritual dimension of the human psyche.

8:59 Conundrum: Clue 3

9 pm News & Weather

9:06 Tuesday Feature:Ngā Uruora - The Groves of Life Ecology and History in a New Zealand Landscape

In part one of Ngā Ururoa, ecologist Geoff Park examines the impact of European agriculture on the Hauraki Plains country, once the site of the richest pre-colonial Māori culture. It's also where the country's future landscape was shaped. (Part 1 of 6, RNZ)

9:59 Conundrum: Clue 4

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