09:05 Canterbury University seeks government financial help to cope with quake fallout

Dr Rod Carr, Vice Chancellor of Canterbury University, which expects to lose more than 1500 students, resulting in a $14 million drop in revenue.

09:20 High NZ dollar cuts fruit exporter returns

Leon Stallard, apple grower from Hawkes Bay and president of the Hawke's Bay Fruitgrowers' Association; and Doug Steel, BNZ economist who focusses on agriculture.

09:35 The annual Cook Strait whale count

Nadine Bott, DOC marine ecologist in charge of the annual whale count.

09:45 Pacific correspondent Mike Field

The turmoil in Papua New Guinea, the Samoan Prime Minister in Australia and an update on the spat between Fiji and Tonga.

10:05 Juliane Koepcke - sole survivor of a plane crash over the Amazon

Juliane Kopcke was the sole survivor of a plane crash over the Amazon in 1971. The daughter of two prominent zoologists, she was training to be a zoologist herself, and was travelling to Peru on a flight with her mother. The plane crashed into the Amazon rainforest killing everyone else on board. Now Dr Juliane Diller, she tells us her incredible story of survival, her career as a mammalogist specialising in bats, and why she continues to return to Peru.

10:30 Children's Book Review with John McIntyre

Mending Lucille by J.R. Poulter & Sarah Davis
Published by Lothian
ISBN 978-0-7336-2522-0

The Important Things by Peter Carnavas
New Frontier Publishing
ISBN 9781-9210-42287

The Bear and The Wildcat by Kazumi Yumoto, illustrated by Komako Sakai
Published by Gecko Press
ISBN 978-1-877467-70-7

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

Read by Stuart Devenie, with the news of the day (art 5 of 5).

11:05 New Music with Chris Bourke

Song: Cold Feet
Artist: Liam Finn
Album: FOMO
Composer: Liam Finn
Label: Liberation
Video: Cold Feet

Song: Kiss the Specifics
Artist: Joan as Police Woman
Album: The Deep Field
Composer: Joan Wasser
Label: Liberation
Video: Kiss the Specifics

Song: Streetwise
Artist: Garland Jeffreys
Album: The King of In Between
Composer: Garland Jeffreys
Label: Luna Park
Video: Coney Island Winter

Song: My Darlin' New Orleans
Artist: Lil Queen & the Percolators (Various Artists)
Album: Treme: Music from the HBO Original Series
Composer: Ron Cuccia/Ramsey McLean/Charles Neville
Label: Geffen

11:30 Sports commentator Richard Boock

Swimming New Zealand facing a governance shake-up; the netball team Central Pulse posts another six-figure loss; the Rugby World Cup Twitter ban for All Blacks; and back-ups for Ritchie McCaw and Dan Carter have been identified.

11:45 Week That Was with Dai Henwood and Gemma Gracewood