Nights for Tuesday 6 October 2009

7 pm News & Weather

7:15 Gipsy House Garden

Keith Pounder, gardener and plant specialist

The maintenance and development of Roald Dahl's garden at Gipsy House, in conjunction with his widow Felicity (Liccy) since Roald's passing in 1990.

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 pm The Administration [Political Systems]

Brian Roper, political historian, University of Otago

How and why the world's diverse political institutions came to be... 1890 Maritime Strike and election of the Liberal government in 1891 to the formation of the New Zealand Labour Party in 1916.

8:59 Conundrum: Clue 3

9 pm News & Weather

9:06 The Tuesday Feature

The Galileo Lectures

Part three: The Search for Other Planets, Other Life

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

Tim Hansen, beekeeper

At this time of year lots of beekeepers are getting ready to move thousands of beehives into orchards (kiwifruit, blueberries, apples etc) for the purpose of pollination.