Navigation for Labour Day

8am to 12 Noon, Monday, 26 October 2009

Presented by Chris Whitta

8am - 9am

News & weather

8.12 Ken Nicol

Lead guitarist with Steeleye Span and solo musician visits the studio for a live session and chat.

8.35 Sir Ed's Medals

New Zealand's Herald of Arms Extraordinary, Phillip O'Shea on the unique collection of medals belonging to Sir Edmund Hillary on display at the Reserve Bank Museum in Wellington.

8.45 Professor Denny Mitchison

Professor Denny Mitchison is a 90 year old bacteriologist still working full time.

9am - 10am

News & weather

9.12 Michael Brosowki

Michael Brosowski, founder of the Blue Dragon Children's Foundation, a charity which helps over 900 Vietnamese street children.

10am - 11am

News & weather

10.11 Nick Prueher

Founder of the Found Footage Festival.

10.35 Lloyd Cole

English singer-songwriter Lloyd Cole has recorded a set of acoustic numbers ahead of his New Zealand tour. You can listen to Lloyd's segment of the programme on the Radio New Zealand Music Live section.

10.50 Savage

On the 'I Love the Islands' benefit concerts for Samoa.

11am - 12pm

11.10 Lost Languages - Dr Greg Anderson

News & weather

Director of the Living Tongues Institute for Endangered Languages and subject of documentary 'The Linguists'.

11.35 History of New Zealand wine

Terry Dunleavy, editor of NZ Wine Grower magazine.