09:05 Economic Recovery - What Does NZ Need?

Mark Weldon, Chief Executive NZX.

09:20 Lottery Ruined My Life

Mark Gardiner won 11 million pounds in the British lottery in 1995 and says it ruined his life, it was half of Britain's biggest ever Lottery prize. While his fellow winner took his money and became a recluse, Mark spent up large and ended up falling out with friends and family.

09:30 Busy Children - Are They Stressed Out?

Professor Sandy Hofferth, Director of the University of Maryland Population Research Centre. New research on the impact of extra-curricular activities on children suggests busy kids are not suffering.

09:45 Pacific Correspondent Mike Field

10:05 Opera Singing Sisters

Margaret and Helen Medlyn are currently having a short break after appearing together in the NBR NZ Opera season of Jenufa in Auckland, with the Wellington season beginning tomorrow night.
Margaret Medlyn is a soprano these days, but began life on stage as a Mezzo soprano - her sister, Helen, is a Mezzo soprano, but also sings Jazz and Cabaret.

10:30 Children's Book Reviews with John McIntyre

The Were-Nana by Melinda Szymanik and Sarah Anderson
Published by Scholastic
ISBN 978-1-86943-869-2

Herbert The Brave Sea Dog by Robyn Belton
Published by Craig Potton Publishing
ISBN 978-1-877333-97-2

My Favourite Places by Martin Bailey
Published by Mallinson Rendel
ISBN 978-1-877423-20-8

10:45 Reading: How To Listen To Pop Music

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

11:05 Music Review with Manu Taylor

Lila Downs - Shake Away
2008 Manhattan Records/Blue Note Label Group
EMI 0946 3 92437 2 3

Geoffrey Gurrumul Yunupingu - Gurrumul
2008 Skinny Fish Music

Dr Glam Presents Glitter Spreader
2008 Ode Records

11:30 Sports Commentator Richard Becht

11:45 Week That Was with Radar and Pinky Agnew