09:05 Support for P Addicts

Kerry Gosset's son, Kasha William, is a P addict who was jailed for attempted murder last week in Christchurch. The family repeatedly sought help for their son but say they got no support from authorities.

0800 787 797 Alcohol Drug Helpline

09:30 Palliative care trends

Barbara Monroe, CEO of St Christopher's, the largest hospice in the UK and the place where palliative care originated around 40 years ago.

Barbara is giving a public lecture on Monday night: "What do we say to the children? Supporting children and adolescents through serious illness, death and loss" 7-8pm, Monday 8 March, Centennial Theatre, Auckland Grammar School.

09:45 Europe correspondent Seamus Kearney

10:05 Elephant Man - Richard Lair

Richard Lair runs the Elephant Conservation Center in the Lampang province,Thailand where he also founded the world famous Thai Elephant Orchestra. He was among the first to sell art painted by elephants - the proceeds from that and the orchestra's CDs provide much needed funds for the care of elephants all over Thailand.

See images in the Nine to Noon gallery

10:30 Book Review with Rae McGregor

The Postmistress by Sarah Blake
Published by Viking

10:45 Reading: Duet by David Hill

A teenage blues guitarist finds himself playing a duet with the gorgeous flautist in the youth orchestra. (Part 6 of 10)

11:05 Politics with Andrew Campbell and Matthew Hooten

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

Bluff Oysters with Apple and Horseraddish Dressing + Singapore Noodles

11:45 Off the Beaten Track with Kennedy Warne, outdoorsman and adventurer