09:05 Tongan ferry sinking

Elisapeta Tahahau Ofa, who is based in Christchurch, her relatives among the missing in Tonga.

09:20 Tongan ferry sinking

Sam Judd, New Zealander working in Tonga for the charity organisation Sustainable Coastline - eyewitness.

09:25 Fiji's move to invite Commonwealth for direct talks

Kamalesh Sharma, Commonwealth Secretary-General

09:30 Entrepreneurs - who they are and what motivates them

Krisztina Holly is Vice Provost for Innovation at the University of Southern California, and Executive Director of the USC Stevens Institute for Innovation. She is the author of a report about entrepreneurs - who they are and what motivates them.

09:45 Pacific correspondent Mike Field

10:05 James Levine

James Levine, Professor of Medicine at the Mayo Clinic in Minnesota, endocrinologist, author, researcher and scientist who was inspired to write a novel The Blue Notebook after seeing the plight of child prostitutes in India and being captivated by a girl writing a notebook.

The Blue Notebook by James A Levine is published by Weidenfeld and Nicolson.


10:30 Book Review with Don Rood

Hunting: A New Zealand History by Kate Hunter
Published by Random House NZ

Hunters, Rogues and Heroes by Conner McKenzie
Published by Penguin Trade Paperback

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

(Part 5 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 Music review with Sean McKenna

If You Ever Get Famous by The Duke & The King
From the album Nothing Gold Can Stay
Video: Kitchen rehearsal

The Darkest Place I Know by The Leisure Society
From the album The Sleeper
Video: The Leisure Society busking in a bandstand

Lizstomania by Phoenix
From the album Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix
Video: Unofficial 'Lisztomania' mash-up video set to 1980s Brat pack movies

11:30 Sports commentator Richard Boock

Richard discusses Tri Nations Rugby ...why South Africa might get a fright when they play the Wallabies in Cape Town and how concerned we should be about the performance of the All Blacks.

11:45 The Week That Was with Radar and Elisabeth Easther

A wry look at the news events that shaped the week.