09:05 South Island tourism taking a big hit

South Island Tourism taking a big hit due to lack of snow, the continuing aftershocks, the ash cloud and the high New Zealand dollar.

Tim Hunter, chief executive of Christchurch & Canterbury Marketing; Penny Clark, the Queenstown representative on the NZ Hotel Council and general manager of Goldridge Resort in Queenstown; Jane Turner, ASB economist.

09:20 The commercialisation and sexualisation of childhood

A major UK report - Letting Children be Children - Report of an Independent Review of the Commercialisation and Sexualisation of Childhood - is calling for more protection for children from what it calls the sexualised wallpaper that surrounds them.

Reg Bailey, chief executive of the Mother's Union, UK, commissioned by the UK government to undertake the review looking at the pressures on children to grow up too quickly.

09:45 Australia correspondent Ray Moynihan

10:05 Agribusiness pioneer Sir Graeme Harrison

Newly-knighted founder and chair of meat company Anzco Foods, which has annual sales of more than $1.2 billion, making it one of New Zealand's largest exporters. He is also a director of dairy co-operative Westland Milk Products and fishing firm Sealord.

10:30 Book Review with Gail Pittaway

The Garden in the Clouds: From Derelict Smallholding to Mountain Paradise by Antony Woodward
Published by Fourth Estate

10:45 Reading: Dead People's Music by Sarah Laing (part 3 of 15)

The lives of two talented cellists, Klara from 1930s New York, and Rebecca her New Zealand born granddaughter, entwine and enthral.

Listen again to this reading.

11:05 Music reviewer Marty Duda

Marty Duda's Artist Of The Week is Kris Kristofferson

Marty's website is www.13thfloor.co.nz

  • 1. Me and Bobby McGee – Kris Kristofferson taken from 2010 album “Please Don’t Tell Me How The Story Ends: The Publishing Demos 1968-72” (Light In The Attic)
  • 2. Loving Her Was Easier (Than Anything I’ll Ever Do Again) – Kris Kristofferson taken from 1971 album “The Silver Tongued Devil And I” (Monument)
  • 3. Sandinista – Kris Kristofferson taken from 2003 album “Broken Freedom Song: Live From San Francisco” (Oh Boy)
  • 4. Closer To The Bone – Kris Kristofferson taken from 2009 album “Closer To The Bone” (New West)

11:30 Law commentator Catriona MacLennan

11:45 Arts commentator Courtney Johnston

Looking at private collections going public at the Adam Art Gallery.

The exhibition Behind Closed Doors.