09:05 The role of Maori in National's asset sales plan

The National Party's second-term agenda includes controversial plans to sell minority stakes in the state-owned power companies, and Solid Energy, as well as a selldown in Air New Zealand shares. The Maori Party went into the campaign opposing asset sales but iwi groups like Tainui and Ngai Tahu, are in favour.

Mark Solomon, chair of Ngai Tahu and a member of the Iwi Chairs Forum; and Haami Piripi, Maori commentator.

09:25 Christchurch schools begin laying off staff as the exodus of students shows no sign of abating

John Bangma, president of the Canterbury Primary Principals Association; Mark Scown, principal of Avondale School which has lost five teaching positions; and Doug Watkinson, principal of Burwood Primary School.

09:45 Europe correspondent Sean Kearney

10:05 Greg Gilpin - veteran police officer

Greg Gilpin has just retired after 46 years in the police force. Through his work, he has witnessed many key New Zealand events. He was one of the officers who led the body recovery operation on Mount Erebus in 1979 and was involved in the aftermath of the sinking of both the Wahine and the Russian cruise liner Mikhail Lermontov as well as policing the Springbok tour protests.

Today marks the 32nd anniversary of the Erebus tragedy.

10:35 Book Review with Louise O'Brien

The Thread by Victoria Hislop
Published by Headlin

10:45 Reading: Treading Water by Robert Hewitt  with Aaron Smale (Part 4 of 7)

Continuing Rob's story of surviving 75 hours floating alone at sea in the waters around Kapiti Island.

Audio will be available here after broadcast.

11:05 Political commentators Matthew Hooton and Mike Williams

11:30 Guest chef Michele Cranston and wine commentator John Hawkesby

Michele was formerly the Food Editor of Marie Claire magazine in Australia and is currently the Food Editor-at-Large of the Australian Women's Weekly, she still writes the Marie Claire Australia cookbooks.

Marie Claire Fresh & Easy: Simple Food for Relaxed Eating by Michele Cranston
Published by Allen and Unwin


11:45 Urbanist Tommy Honey

The proposal to have an outpost of Te Papa on the waterfront in Auckland.