09:05 Political party leader interview

ACT party leader Don Brash.

09:25 Thousands of dollars of stock lost to sheep and cattle rustlers, destined for the black market

Paddy Lowry is a Taupo farmer who also farms land in Rotorua; Neil Heather, Federated Farmers Rotorua/Taupo president.

09:45 Middle East correspondent Irris Makler

10:05 Dr Tony Fernando - Sleep specialist and psychiatrist

Antonio Fernando is an academic psychiatrist and sleep specialist. He's a consultant psychiatrist with Auckland DHB and runs a private practice in Insomnia Medicine in Practice 92 in Mt Eden. He is also a senior lecturer in Psychological Medicine at University of Auckland, where he runs regular workshops on the Science of Happiness. In that role he also teaches medical students and psychiatrists practical meditation techniques.

He helped develop the CALM website and is currently doing his PhD on compassion in clinical practice.

10:35 Book Review with Shaun Bennett

A Walking Guide to NZ's Long Trail: Te Araroa by Geoff Chapple
Published by Random House NZ

10:45 Book Reading: Letting Go by Claire Bayliss (Part 1 of 2)

When his father dies, Oliver returns to work on the farm where he had lived as a boy, determined to right the wrongs visited on his father.

Audio will be available here after broadcast.

11:05 Political commentators Matthew Hooton and John Pagani

The winners and losers from the teapot saga, John Key's branding of Winston Peters as an unstable coalition partner and Labour's focus in the last week of the election campaign.

11:30 Guest chef Sean Armstrong and wine commentator John Hawkesby

11:45 Off The Beaten Track with Kennedy Warne

Snow in the upper Mid-West of the US and Thanksgiving.

Gallery: the change of season in the US