09:05 Powerful aftershocks strike quake-hit Christchurch

Roger Sutton, chief executive of the Christchurch Earthquake Reconstruction Authority.

09:10 Powerful aftershocks strike quake-hit Christchurch

Aranui is one of the city's poorest suburbs, and residents have struggled to bounce back from the Setpember and February quakes. Rachel Fonotia is the chair of the Aranui Community Trust says yesterday's aftershocks have dealt a further blow to an already rattled community; Marnie Kent, co-chair of the Sumner Residents Association; and Peter Broome, South New Brighton resident who has spent a night without power.

09:30 Ash plume from a Chilean volcano that's prompted flight cancellations

Eric Moody, the captain of a British Airways jumbo that flew into ash from an Indonesian volcano in 1982, causing all four engines to fail. He helped launch a new European satellite to track worldwide volcanic ash in 2002, and believes that airlines are overreacting to the Chilean volcano.

09:45 US correspondent Luiza Savage

10:05 Baroness Valerie Amos - UN aid chief

United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator. Baroness Amos has had an extraordinary career - she was first black woman appointed to a British Cabinet and the first black leader of the House of Lords.

10:30 Book Review with Carole Beu

The Girl in the Polka Dot Dress by Beryl Bainbridge
Published by Little, Brown

10:45 Reading: Whim Wham - The satirical verses of Allen Curnow

Read by Stuart Devenie, with the news of the day (Part 2 of 5)

11:05 Business commentator Rod Oram

The restructuring plan of Sir Ron Brierley's Guinness Peat Group.

11:30 Sean Fitzpatrick - Winning Matters

Former All Black captain, now UK based motivational speaker and author of Winning Matters: Being the Best You Can Be, published by Penguin.

11:45 Media commentator Denis Welch

The coverage of the sexual complaint made against former Labour MP Darren Hughes.