Nights for Tuesday 28 April 2009

7 pm News & Weather

7:15 Kiwi Korean Poetry

Susanne Morning - poet and artist

A Kiwi living in South Korea reflects the blend of culture in her book of poetry titled Dogsoup and Donuts.

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 Ignition - Energy

Professor Ralph Sims - director of Centre for Energy Research, Massey University.

The challenges of getting warm, keeping cool or just driving from point A to B... alternatives to internal combustion engines for private transport.

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 2 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