09:05 Health and Disability Commission investigation into a botched operation by a surgeon in Waikato

The Health and Disability Commissioner, Anthony Hill.

09:20 War of the Roses

Hamilton City Council's cost saving proposal to remove roses from Hamilton Gardens.

Barry Harris, Chief Executive of the Hamilton City Council; and Sam McGredy, a veteran rose breeder. Sam's family have been breeding roses since 1880, and he has bred 200-300 roses of his own, many in Hamilton Gardens. 

09:45 Middle East correspondent Irris Makler

10:05 Election debate: The Economy - Bill English and David Cunliffe

The finance spokespeople for the National and Labour parties outline their policies and go head to head on the challenges facing the NZ economy.

10:30 Book Review with Paul Diamond

Infrared by Nancy Huston
Published by Text

10:45 Reading: The Years Before My Death written and read by David McPhail (Part 1 of 10)

One of New Zealand's best comic actors and writers recalls anecdote of his life from choirboy to royal honours.

Audio will be available here after broadcast.

11:05 Political commentators Matthew Hooton and Mike Williams

Matthew Hooton and Mike Williams give us their take on our economy debate, and how the respective parties have kicked off the election campaign.

11:30 Guest chef Al Brown

Chargrilled Oregano Lamb Loin Chops with Skordalia and Smoked Paprika and Cumin Oil
Crab Fritters with Preserved Lemon Mayonnaise

11:45 Urbanist Tommy Honey

Trolleyology, Utilitarianism and a farewell.

The Economist, Goodness has nothing to do with it

Wikipedia, The Trolley Problem