09:05 Extension of the 90 day worker trial period

Peter Townsend, Chief Executive of the Canterbury Employers' Chamber of Commerc.

09:20 Peter Conway, secretary of the Council of Trade Unions and John Hannan, partner at DLA Phillips Fox and employment law specialist.

09:30 Tekapo's night sky

Chris Monson, chief astronomy guide for Earth and Sky Tours and Margaret Austin, chairwoman of New Zealand's Starlight Reserve committee.

Looking north from the Church of the Good Shepherd throughout the night. Visible constellations include Gemini, Cancer, Leo and Virgo. The bright star appearing in the upper right corner in the middle of the animation is planet Saturn. They are compositions of hundreds of still photographs, taken and compiled together by Fraser Gunn.

This video is used with permission and is subject to strict copyright conditions. Copyright Fraser Gunn. For further information visit www.mackenziesky.co.nz.

09:45 Pacific correspondent Mike Field

The cancelled Melanesian Spearhead Group (MSG) meeting and Tonga's whipping law.

10:05 Greg CasagrandeExample of microfinance, Samoan woman in her shop

From Ford and Mazda executive to founder of the South Pacific Business Development Network, the leading microfinance institution in the Pacific Islands, Greg now works with mainly women entrepreneurs in Samoa. He also founded MicroDreams, a microfinance acceleration fund.

10:30 Children's Book Review with John McIntyre

Swim the Fly by Don Calame
Published by Candlewick Press
ISBN 978-0-7636-4776-6

The Cardturner by Louis Sachar
Published by Bloomsbury
ISBN 978-1-4088-0850-4

10:45 Reading

Who's that dancing with my mother? A short story by Lloyd Jones

11:05 New Music with Sean McKenna

Artist: Mr Robberelli
Album:House on Wheels
Song: A Goat Called Ken (2010 APRA Children's Song of the Year Finalist)

Artist: Eardrop's Journey
Album:Sounds of the Country
Song: Pigs
Album:Sounds of Home
Song: Phone

Artist: Franz Ferdinand
Album:Colours Are Brighter
Song: Jackie Jackson

Artist: Essie Jain
Album:Light of Morning
Song: It's A Big Wide World

Artist: They Might Be Giants
Album:Here Comes Science
Songs: How Many Planets?
Roy G Biv
Video: Meet the Elements

Artist: Lead Belly
Album:Lead Belly Sings for Children
Song: Take this Hammer

Artist: Various
Album:The Rough Guide to World Music for Children
Song: LA-33-Pantera Mambo

Free download
Arch Hill Records Free Range Album:The Haints of Dean Hall Sleeper

11:30 Sports with Joseph Romanos

11:45 Week That Was with Radar and Irene Pink