09:05 World Financial Markets impact on NZ

Michael Cullen, Labour Minister of Finance. World Financial Markets plunge further, while New Zealand's books are much worse than expected.

09:20 The Red List

Sue Lieberman, Director of the Species programme at WWF International; and Chris Howe, Executive Director of WWF New Zealand.
International Union for Conservation of Nature Red List of endangered animals shows a quarter of the world's mammals are at risk of extinction. New Zealand's marine mammals among those at risk according to the Red List.

09:45 US Correspondent Richard Adams

Washington editor of The Guardian.

10:05 7 Years in China

David Speary, NZ teacher has just returned from seven years at a provincial Chinese training college. He's an acute observer of the changing face of Chinese opinion and politics and offers a fascinating perspective of the "real" China, far from the image-conscious control of Beijing.

10:30 Book Review with Harry Broad

Diggers, Hatters and Whores by Stevan Eldred-Grigg
Published by Random House NZ
ISBN 9781869419257

10:45 Reading: How To Listen To Pop Music

Written and read by Nick Bollinger (Episode 7 of 10)

11:05 Jerusalem Quartet

Kyril Zlotnikov, top cellist and member of the touring Jeruslam Quartet, also a member of the West-Eastern Divan Orchestra, made up of young Israeli Jewish, Palestinian and other Arab musicians. The project is led by Daniel Barenboim and is a model for encounter, mutual acceptance and ultimately peace, through music. Also plays Jacqueline du Pre's cello.

11:30 Interview

11:45 Media commentator Denis Welch