09:05 GST rises to 15 percent

Rod Duke, founder and managing director of Briscoe Group, whose brands include Briscoes, Rebel Sport and Living and Giving; Sue Chetwin, Chief Executive of Consumer NZ, which has promised to "name and shame" retailers who take advantage of the rise in GST to put prices up higher than necessary; and Alan McWilliam, Director of The Lightbulb Man.

09:20 The Tea Party Express: the driving force behind the Tea Party movement

Sal Russo, chief strategist behind the Tea Party Express group in the US, which is the biggest independent supporter of Tea Party candidates. The anti-establishment, conservative politicians have been propelled to victory in numerous Republican primaries this year.

09:45 Asia correspondent Phil O'Sullivan

10:05 Carl Hiaasen

Carl Hiaasen, American novelist whose crime thrillers are all based around the seedy underbelly of Florida.

10:30 Children's Book Review with John McIntyre

The Mountain Who Wanted to Live in A House by Maurice Shadbolt
Illustrated by Renee Haggo
Published by Duck Creek Press
ISBN 978-1-877378-42-3

A Dog Like That by Janene Cooper
Illustrated by Evie Kemp
Published by Duck Creek Press
ISBN 978-1-877378-41-6

Marmaduke Duck and The Marmalade Jam by Juliet McIver
Illustrated by Sarah Davis
Published by Scholastic
ISBN 978-1-77543-002-5

10:45 Reading

A Reference By Any Other Name by Jacqueline Crompton Ottaway

A cautionary tale about a teacher who is persuaded to take on the delicate task of writing a reference for the worst student in the school.

11:05 New Music with Sean McKenna

Artist: Eric Clapton
Album: Clapton
Song: Hard Time Blues
Video: Clapton on Clapton

Artist: Neil Young
Album: Le Noise
Song: Walk With Me
Video: The Making Of Le Noise
LincVolt blog

Artist: Andrew Keoghan
Album: Arctic Tales Divide (to be released)
Song: Arctic Tales Divide

Artist: Various artists
Album: Look Out! We Got Soul...Sweet Soul Music
Song: Bobby Bland - Turn On Your Love Light

11:30 Sports commentator Richard Boock

Richard Boock looks at the Commonwealth Games, cycling drug cheats and NRL betting scams.

11:45 Week That Was with Radar and Gemma Gracewood