09:05 Critics say the government's Alcohol Reform Bill doesn't go far enough

Graham Loveridge, Nelson GP's spokesperson; and Tracey Martin, Chair of board of Trustees of Mahurangi College in Warkworth.

09:25 The Stock Exchange proposal for public companies to declare how many female managers and directors they have

Mark Weldon, NZX chief executive; Ralph Chivers, CEO of the Institute of Directors.

09:45 Asia correspondent Phil O'Sullivan

10:05 Kate Grenville - Australian author

Kate Grenville's latest book is Sarah Thornhill, published by Text Publishing. Her readers were first introduced to the Thornhill family in her book The Secret River.

10:35 Children's Book Review with John McIntyre

The Children's Bookshop

My Princess Boy by Cheryl Kilodavis, illustrated by Suzanne DeSimone
Simon and Schuster
ISBN 978-1-4424-2988-8

The Sissy Duckling by Harvey Feirstein, illustrated by Harvey Cole
ISBN 978-1-418-0313-0

The Boy who Cried Fabulous by Leslea Newman, illustrated by Peter Ferguson
Tricycle Press
ISBN 978-1-58246-224-0

10:45 Book Reading: The Angel's Cut by Elizabeth Knox

A 15 part series narrated by Jacob Rajan

The angel Xas returns in this sequel to the international bestseller, The Vintner’s Luck. Into a world of movie lots and speakeasies (L.A. 1929) comes Xas, stunt flier and wingless angel, still nursing his broken heart, and determined only to go on living in the air.

Listen again to this reading.

11:05 Music with Chris Bourke

11:30 Sports commentator Richard Boock

The likelihood of Australian newspapers making good on their threat to can coverage of the Rugby World Cup.

11:45 The Week That Was with Jesse Mulligan and Gemma Gracewood