09:05 World Health Organisation raises Swine Flu alert level to 5

Vivienne Allan, communications officer for the World Health Organisation.

0 9:15 Swine flu

Dr Rod Ellis-Pegler was Auckland Hospital infectious disease specialist until retirement two years ago. He still works privately having worked in public health for almost 40 years.

09:20 Offical Cash Rate review lowered to 2.5%

Patrick O'Meara, RNZ Business editor

09:30 The curious economics of contemporary art and auction houses

Don Thompson, Harvard economist who's an expert on the economics and anthropology of the international contemporary art market. His book, The Twelve Million Dollar Stuffed Shark, is the first book to examine the economics of the modern art world. He is NZ for the Auckland Art Fair this weekend.

09:45 UK correspondent Matthew Parris

10:05 Louise Bagshawe

Best-selling chick lit author once famously fired for being a "bad influence on Nigel Kennedy" - she's now a parliamentary candidate for the British Tory party.

10:30 Book Review with Dan Slevin

The Brief History of the Future by Jacques Attali
Published by Allen & Unwin
ISBN 9781741757293

10:45 Reading: Telegraph Tales by J Edward Brown

(Part 4 of 5)

The fourth in a series of five stories about Jimmy Preston - cadet telegraphist.

11:05 New Technology with Nat Torkington

Nat Torkington talks about Twitter and Swine Flu, Internet history, and printing with ceramics.


Twitter and Swine Flu

New Zealand Internet History

3D Printer Ceramics


A rather clever gentleman has turned the swine flu into ambient

11:30 Educating Boys - Helping Kiwi boys to succeed at school

Massey University senior education lecturer Michael Irwin and author of Educating Boys - Helping Kiwi boys to succeed at school. He claims boys aren't getting a fair deal at school and need more playtime.

11.45 Television review with Simon Wilson

Simon has been watching BroTown, the final of Boston Legal... and he asks if Marc Ellis really is as mainstream as he claims.