09:05 Should we give up trying to match Australia's higher standard of living?

Don Brash, Chair of 2025 Taskforce and former RBNZ Governor


09:20 Toxic Parents

Dr Richard Friedman, New York psychiatrist, wrote a piece for the New York Times on toxic parents ... When Parents Are Too Toxic to Tolerate.

Blog: Divorcing your parents

09:45 Asia correspondent Phil O'Sullivan

10:05 Sara Wheeler - Arctic travel writer

Travel writer and author Sara Wheeler takes us to world's magnetic north and explains what it's like to herd reindeer and smash through the Arctic Ocean.

Her latest book is The Magnetic North.

10:30 Children's Book Review with John McIntyre

The Word Witch: The Magical Verse of Margaret Mahy edited by Tessa Duder
Illustrated by David Elliot
Published by Harper Collins
ISBN 978-1-86950-707-7

Aunt Concertina and her Niece Evalina by Paula Green
Illustrated by Michael Hight
Published by Random House
ISBN 978-1-86979-011-0

The Sparrow and the Feather by Ben Brown
Illustrated by Helen Taylor
Published by Puffin
ISBN 978-014350376-7

10:45 Reading: The Fishing Net, a short story by Claire Baylis

A warm and perceptive tale about differing responses to predjudice.

11:05 Music review with Sean McKenna

Artist: Maisey Rika
Album: Tohu
Track: Omaio
Video: Maisey covering Beyonce

Artist: Fanfarlo
Album: Reservoir
Track: The Walls Are Coming Down
Video: The Walls Are Coming Down live

Artist: Various
Album: Tumbélé! - Biguine, afro & latin sounds from the French Caribbean, 1963-74
Track: Barrel Cof et Mister Lof - Jeunesse Vauclin

11:30 Sport with Joseph Romanos

Joseph looks at the build-up to the big World Cup qualifying match against Bahrain in Wellington.

11:45 The Week That Was with Radar and Irene Pink