09:05 Confusion over PPTA strike action

The PPTA planned to strike yesterday as part of its on-going campaign - the strike was called off late on Wednesday, after students had gone home for the day. As a result, thousands of Year 10 students stayed home yesterday when they should have been at school.

Denis Pyatt, chairman of Canterbury-Westland Secondary Principals' Association and principal Papanui High School; Kate Gainsford, PPTA president.

09:30 Eroding public confidence and trust in charities

A new survey shows public trust and confidence in charities has slipped. Fewer people now believe that charities ensure a reasonable proportion of their donations get to the end cause compared with two years ago. And there's rising concern about dubious fundraising techniques in the UMR Research survey conducted for the Charities Commission.

Trevor Garrett, Charities Commission chief executive.

09:45 Pacific correspondent Mike Field

10:05 Rural Delivery - poetry and images from NZ farms

Farmer Graeme Williams is one of the poets featured in a new book Rural Delivery - poems and images from New Zealand farms photography by Stephen Robinson.


10:30 Book Review with John McIntyre

The Moon and Farmer McPhee by Margaret Mahy illustrated by David Elliot Published by Random House
ISBN 978-1-86979-406-6

The Legend of The Golden Snail by Graham Base
Published by Penguin/Viking
ISBN 978-0-670-07349-8

H.O.U.S.E. * Habitual Objects Unique Spatial Extraordinary by Aleksandra Machowiak and Daniel Mizilenski
Published by Gecko Press
ISBN 978-1-877467-66-0

10:45 Reading: Softly Softly a short story by Shirley Eng

A comic look at the truth behind the successful marriage of two residents in a retirement home and at the hanky panky going on behind closed doors in the home.

11:05 Confusion over PPTA strike action

Karen Sewall, secretary for Education comments on the confusion over strike action this week.

11:15 New Music with Sean McKenna

Artist: Ray Davies
Album: See My Friends
Song: Ray Davies with Mumford & Sons - Days/This Time Tomorrow
Ray Davies with Metallica - You Really Got Me
Video: Ray Davies on See My Friends

Artist: Sam Amidon
Album: I See The Sign
Song: Relief
Video: Compare R. Kelly's original of 'Relief' and Sam Amidon's cover of 'Relief'

Artist: Aloe Blacc
Album: Good Things
Song: I Need A Dollar
Video: I Need A Dollar

Yale University Press 'The Anthology of Rap' trailer

11:30 Sports commentator Joseph Romanos

11:45 Week That Was with Radar and Michele A'Court