09:05 New benchmark energy efficiency rating for homes

Warwick Quinn, Registered Master Builders Federation Chief Executive; Grant Dunford, founder of Negawatt, independant home energy efficiency consultants; and Bernard Hickey, Property market analyst and managing editor of the website interest.co.nz.

09:20 Myanmar's first elections in 20 years

David Steinberg, Myanmar analyst and author, who has studied the country since before the generals seized power in a 1962 coup.

09:45 Europe correspondent Peter Craven

10:05 Will India and China eclipse the West?

Deepak Lal, a Professor Emeritus of Political Economy, University College London, and the James S Coleman Professor of International Development Studies at the University of California.

He was a member of the Indian Foreign Service, and a consultant to the Indian Planning Commission, the World Bank, the OECD, and various UN agencies, South Korea, and Sri Lanka. He was recently in NZ as a guest of the New Zealand Business Roundtable.

10:30 Book Review with Justin Gregory

Transitions, Four Decades of Toi Whakaari: The New Zealand Drama School by Bill Guest
Published by Victoria University Press

10:45 Reading: Heart of Darfur by Lisa French Blaker

Auckland nurse, Lisa Blaker recalls her her experiences in Western Sudan on assignment with the humanitarian organisation Medicins San Frontiere. (Part 10 of 12)

11:05 Politics with Matthew Hooton and Andrew Campbell

11:30 Guest Chef Martin Bosley and wine commentator Stephen Morris

Martin Bosley, by Martin Bosley
Published by Random House

Plum-cured Salmon, Mandarin-fennel slaw, Green Olive Paste and Green Olive Vinaigrette
Valrhona Chocolate Terrine with Coffee Bean Anglaise


11:45 Urbanist Tommy Honey discusses The Simple House

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Stephen Smith's award-winning design

Geoff Walker's Highly Commended design