09:05 Housing New Zealand to stop dealing with social needs of its tenants and focus only on accomodation issues

David Zussman, trust executive for Monte Cecilia Housing Trust which provides emergency housing and advocacy for those who use or are in need of low cost housing; and Dr Lesley McTurk, chief executive Housing New Zealand.

09:30 Vuyisa Qunta

Co-author of 1891-2003: 112 Years of Springbok Rugby -Tests and Heroes and The Badge: A Centenary of the Springbok Emblem.

09:45 Europe correspondent Seamus Kearney

Greece insists that default is not imminent while division is revealed within the European Central Bank and the Russian president says enough is enough after latest deadly plane crash.

10:05 Rob Kaiwai - NZ's High Commissioner to Kiribati

Foreign Affairs Minister Murray McCully has described the job of High Commissioner to Kiribati as the toughest assignment in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Rob Kaiwai talks about the challenges of representing NZ in one of the most remote and geographically dispersed countries in the world, and the challenges Kiribati faces from climate change and population growth.

10:35 Book Review with Quentin Johnson

All in One Basket by Deborah Devonshire
Published by John Murray

10:45 Reading: A Gun In My Hand by Gordon Slatter  (Episode 1 of 10)

The writer and sports historian Gordon Slatter takes us back to Christchurch as it was sixty years ago for his classic thriller.

11:05 Political commentators John Pagani and Matthew Hooton

The effect of the Rugby World Cup on politics, the 10th anniversary of the September 11 attacks and the decision to drop charges against most of the alleged Urewera "terrorists".

11:30 Guest chef Hester Guy and wine commentator Keith Stewart

Keith Stewards wine suggestions:

  • The big treat - Kidnapper Cliffs Cabernet Sauvignon 2009 - a superb example of how well we can make this variety here.
  • For those less adventurous - Te Awa Cabernet Merlot 2009.
  • Best value in the country, still, Woodthorpe (by Te Mata) Cabernet Merlot 2009.

11:45 Off The Beaten Track with Kennedy Warne

Denniston and its coal mining proposal and the Kimberley National Heritage decision across the Tasman.