09:25 The company which built Telecom's troubled XT network apologises for the problems and says fixing them is it's greatest priority

Ben Verwaayen, Global Chief Executive of Alcatel-Lucent, the company which built Telecom's beleaguered XT network.

09:30 Examination of benefit changes

Paula Bennett, Minister of Social Development and Employment

09:45 Australia correspondent Ray Moynihan

10:05 Wendy Cook - first wife of British comedian Peter Cook; now an expert in biodynamics

Wendy Cook was the first wife of comedian Peter Cook, she has now become an expert in macrobiotics and food as medicine. Wendy is in NZ delivering a series of lectures and workshops on the theme of understanding what we eat and how it affects us.

Her tour begins in the Wellington region on Friday 19 February with the lecture "The Evolution of Food and Human Consciousness" to be presented at 7:30 pm at Te Ra School, Poplar Avenue, Raumati South. The lecture will be presented in seven centres around the country (pdf).

The Biodynamic Food and Cookbook: Real Nutrition that Doesn't Cost the Earth by Wendy E. Cook
Published by Clairview Books
ISBN: 9781905570010

10:30 Book Review with Phil Smith

Seeing Further: 350 Years of the Royal Society and Scientific Endeavour
Edited by Bill Bryson
Published by Fourth Estate

10:45 Reading. Tipface Bunyan By Suzie Pointon (Part 3 of 5, RNZ)

Gordon 'Tipface' Bunyan is a hulk of a man with an unusual empathy for chickens.

11:05 Music review with Marty Duda

Feature Artist - Pavement

1. Summer Babe (3:16) - Pavement taken from 1992 album "Slanted & Enchanted" (Matador)

2. Range Life (4:54) - Pavement taken from 1994 album "Crooked Rain, Crooked Rain" (Matador)

3. Stereo (3:07) - Pavement taken from 1997 album "Brighten The Corners" (Matador)

4. Shady Lane (2:38) - Pavement taken from 1997 album "Brighten The Corners" (Matador)

11:30 Legal commentator Ursula Cheer looks at a recent Supreme Court of Canada decision - the Torstar case which has opened up the law of defamation for media

11:45 Film Review with Graeme Tuckett

Crazy Heart, Shutter Island and Silent Wedding.