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Chris WhittaChris Whitta presents a morning of music and chat.

After 8, we speak to Carl Sara, the Kiwi coffee maker who's off to the World Barista Championships next week. Plus Ron Laughlin, a coffee enthusiast and we try to answer the question "where is the best coffee in New Zealand?". We check in with a 100 year celebration of Thomas Dellaca in Westport.

After 9, we speak to an American blogger who started a site called - where people submit very short stories about their lives for others to read. And a documentary about a small community in the Shetland Islands who welcome newcomers.

Just after 10, we pay a visit to Soulsville USA - that's Stax Records. Documentary director Robert Gordon talks us through the turbulent history of one of the world's finest soul music labels. Today's reading is 'Terrorism', a short story by Charlotte Grimshaw.

After 11, we speak to people involved in male mentoring organisation Big Buddy. Richard Bradley of Rangitane iwi discusses the repatriation of ancient remains to the Wairau Bar next week. Rugby and sports blogger Haydn Green will be in the studio too.

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