09:05 Government plan to scrap the dole for 16 - 18 year olds and end youth unemployment

Stuart Middleton, executive director of Manukau Institute of Technology Student Affairs who is developing a trades high school; Prue Kelly, principal of Wellington High School; and Benedikte Jensen, research director at the New Zealand Institute.

09:20 Sustainability report

Wayne Cartwright, chair of Sustainable Aotearoa New Zealand; and Rob Fenwick, the former chair of the New Zealand Business Council for Sustainable Development.

09:30 Entrepreneurial spirit

Bruce Poon Tip, founder and CEO of Gap Adventures, the world's biggest adventure tourism company.

09:45 Africa correspondent Bronwyn Bruton

International Affairs Fellow and Africa expert, US Council on Foreign Relations.

10:05 Tom Scott

The satirical cartoonist and author who's turned his pen to the complications of love and relationships in the film Separation City which screens at cinemas around the country from this Thursday.

10:30 Book Review with Oliver Riddell

Helen Clark: A Political Life, by Denis Welch
Published by Penguin

Oliver Riddell, a former political editor of the Christchurch Press and two-time chairman of the Parliamentary press gallery. He first joined the Press Gallery in 1975 and has been fully retired since 1995.

10:45 Reading. The Madonna In The Suitcase by Huberta Hellendoorn .

( Part 1 of 5)

A story of the challenges and rewards a Dutch New Zealand family experience in caring for a daughter with Down Syndrome.

11:05 Politics with Andrew Campbell and Matthew Hooton

11:30 Guest Chef Paul Jobin and wine commentator John Hawkesby

Today's recipes: Touran Red Chicken, with eggplant, avocado and tahini yoghurt; Lemonz syrup cake (LemonZ limoncello).

11:45 Off the beaten track with Kennedy Warne

Outdoorsman, adventurer, travel journalist and photographer.

See images in the Kennedy Warne Gallery.