09:05 Pike River Mine explosion

Radio New Zealand reporter Matthew Peddie; Grey District mayor Tony Kokshoorn; Labour MP Damien O'Connor; and Archdeacon Robin Kingston.

09:30 Farmers and their banking relationships

Janette Walker, Wairarapa farmer who has done a survey of farmers across NZ and their relationships with their banks; Federated Farmers president Don Nicolson; Paul Evans, former rural banker, now working in the rural real estate industry.

09:55 Pike River Mine explosion

Greymouth High School principal, Jim Luders.

10:05 Simon Holdaway - Archaeology

Professor of Archaeology and Head of Department for Anthropology at the University of Auckland. He's led archaeological research projects all over the world - including Australia and Egypt, where his studies have shed light on the way climate change over the millennia has affected human populations, and has uncovered a Maori settlement in Taranaki.

10:25 Book Review with Jane Westaway

The Good Daughters: A Novel by Joyce Maynard
Published by HarperCollins

10:30 Pike River Mine explosion

Radio New Zealand reporter Geoff Moffett who is attending the media briefing held by police and company executives.

10:45 Reading: Mon Desir by Paula Morris

Summer at Takapuna Beach in the 1970s arouses different desires in three generations of women. (Part 1 of 2)

11:05 Politics with Matthew Hooton and Andrew Campbell

The Mana by-election.

11:30 Guest chef Jo Seagar and wine commentator John Hawkesby

It's Easier than you Think .. simple and delicious recipes from the Cook School by Jo Seagar
Published by Random House New Zealand

Sesame Fish with Green Beans and Noodles
Lemon Meringue Rolled Pavlova

11:45 Urbanist Tommy Honey

"Placemaking" in Hamilton.