09:05 Victoria fires

Arwin Taylor, resident of Kinglake who had to flee her home as fires razed the town.

09:20 Victoria fires

Brett Wood, builder in Healesville

09:30 Foster children - their experience

Maree Hansen, 18-year-old living in Rangiora.

09:45 Europe correspondent Seamus Kearney

10:05 Typography design

Christian Schwartz, New York based typography consultant who designed the Guardian typeface, as well as ones for the NY Times, Rolling Stone magazine among others. A look at how typography has changed and why everyone has a favourite font.

10:30 Book Review with Catriona Ferguson

Tea Time for the Traditionally Built by Alexander McCall Smith
Published by Little, Brown
ISBN 978 140 8701034

10:45 Reading -The Kindness of Strangers by Shonagh Koea

A series of moving vignettes in which writer Shonagh Koea recalls her past, looking back on a range of roles including daughter, wife, mother, journalist and novelist, with a few favourite recipes along the way.

Episode (1 of 10)

11:05 Politics with Matthew Hooton and Laila Harre

11:30 Guest Chef Kate Fraser

Kate Fraser, author of Cooking Times (HarperCollins Publishers) and Zest food editor, The Press food and fashion feature section; with wine matches from John Hawkesby

11:45 A Modest Proposal or Two from David Slack