09:05 Remembrance service for 29 Pike River miners

Tim Mora, the Anglican Minister of the Cobden/Runanga area, who is leading this afternoon's service for the 29 men who died in the Pike River mine disaster. Prime Minister John Key is is calling on all New Zealanders to observe a two-minute silence at 2pm, the time the service is due to start.

09:15 Remembrance service for 29 Pike River miners

Debra Norton, the manager of the Greymouth Post Office who has made thousands of yellow ribbons for people to wear in Greymouth, initially as a symbol of hope, for the Pike River miners; and Con Richards, 76-year-old volunteer caretaker of the Omoto racecourse, where the service is being held.

09:35 Urban traffic issues - what does NZ need to consider?

Professor David Hensher is the Founding Director of the Institute of Transport and Logistics Studies (ITLS) and Professor of Management at the University of Sydney.

09:45 UK correspondent Matthew Parris

10:05 Rio Hemopo - musician

Rio Hemopo is involved with bands such as Fat Freddy's Drop and Trinity Roots. He is also one of the subjects of the documentary Hiding Behind the Green Screen about the impact of cannabis on young Māori. The film is one of seven New Zealand films that has been officially selected by the Documentary Edge Festival and will screen in February. It has already been an official selection for the Duke City Docfest, New Mexico, USA.

10:30 Book Review with Sonja de Freiz

I Still Dream About You by Fannie Flagg
Published by Chatto & Windus

10:45 Reading: The Conquest of Mount Cook by Freda du Faur

An account of Freda Du Faur's conquest to climb Mount Cook in 1910. (Part 4 of 5)

See illustrations from the 1915 publication of The Conquest of Mount Cook and other climbs.

11:05 New Technology with Nigel Horrocks

Nigel discusses WikiLeaks' claims that China has been hacking into government systems around the world and why some rock stars announced online they are dead - but just for today!

Explore the New York Times WikiLeaks coverage

Read an analysis of the new US copyright law

Watch rock stars play dead today for World Aids Day

11:30 Zero waste fashion design

Holly McQuillan, Lecturer in fashion design at Massey University's College of Creative Arts; and Timo Rissanen, Assistant Professor of Fashion Design and Sustainability at Parsons The New School for Design in New York.

Zero Waste Fashion blogspot

Holly McQuillan


The Dowse - exhibition, Yield

 Holly McQuillan and two outfits embedded in a single zero-waste pattern.
Holly McQuillan and two outfits embedded in a single zero-waste pattern. Photo by Thomas McQuillan.

11:45 Film Review with Graeme Tuckett

Graeme discusses Monsters, The Disappearance of Alice Creed and La Danse.