09:05 Violence against caregiver

Cases of violence against caregivers in rest homes and dementia wards are steadily increasing. The Nurses Organisation says urgent staffing needs in the aged care sector are not being addressed. Rachel, caregiver at a dementia ward in Christchurch; and Lynley Mulrine, from the Nurses Organisation; Mark Jones, Ministry of Health's Chief Nurse.

09:30 The Wiggles

Sam Moran, the newest member, taking over the yellow skivvy in 2006 when Greg Page resigned due to health reasons

09:45 Asia correspondent Phil O'Sullivan

10:05 Wally Lamb

Author of The First Time I Believed, a fictional novel based on the Colombine school shooting. He also works with female prison inmates.

10:30 Book Review with Ralph McAllister

The Associate by John Grisham
Published by Century
ISBN 978 184 605 0923

10:45 Reading. The Kindness Of Strangers by Shonagh Koea

Episode 10 of 10

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.

11:05 Music with Manu Taylor

Wellington Heads - "A Night On The Town" - 2008 Ode Records CDMANU5057

Drew Bowden 3 - "Be Still" - 2008 Ode Records CDMANU5058

Amadou & Mariam - "Welcome To Mali" - 2008 Because Music/Warner Music
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11:30 Sports commentator Richard Becht

11:45 Week That Was

Radar and Pinky Agnew