09:05 The country's biggest private sector union says employees could walk off job if their workplaces aren't quake-safe

David Lowe, manager of advisory services for the Employers and Manufacturers Association; Susan Hornsby-Geluk, employment lawyer at Chen Palmer in Wellington; and Connal Townsend, CEO of the Property Council, which represents property owners and developers.

09:30 A Canadian mother who has launched a successful career bringing children's drawings to life.

Vancouver mother Wendy Tsao, who wanted to find the perfect comfort toy for her four-year-old son Dani, found inspiration by rifling through his stacks of drawings and from a sketch made a soft, familiar and three-dimensional friend. It led to her launching her own business, Child's Own Studio, which makes toys inspired by the scribbles of girls and boys.

Gallery: Cuddly Toys - A Child's Own

09:45 Asia correspondent Greg Torode

David Garret Dancing10:05 Dr David Garrett - developing a bionic eye

Former competitive ballroom dancer, turned high end London caterer, Dr David Barret is now a research fellow at Melbourne University School of Physics and part of a team working on a bionic eye prototype.

Right: David Garrett and dance partner Sarah Gilligan practising in Christchurch in 1998.
Credit: Fairfax Media / The Press

10:35 Children's Book Review with John McIntyre

Demolition by Sally Sutton, illustrated by Brian Lovelock
Walker Books
ISBN 97-1-921529-26-9

Farmer John's Tractor by Sally Sutton, illustrated by Robyn Belton
Walker Books
ISBN 879-1-921150-94-4

What's The Matter, Auntie May? by Peter Friend, illustrated by Andrew Joyner
Little Hare
ISBN 978-1-921714-53-5

10:45 Reading: Leap, by Shelly Davies

Read by Kura Forrester

A leap tide comes up beyond the normal high tide mark, killing off grass and leaving dead fish. He says she’s like a leap tide but she discovers that it is he who is like the tide.

11:05 Music review with Sean McKenna

Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros, Melody Gardot, Sigur Ros and Rumer.

Artist: Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros
Town of Songs
Album: Here
Song: Man on Fire
Label: Rough Trade
Composer: Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros

Artist: Melody Gardot
Album: The Absence
Song: Mira
Label: Verve
Composer: Gardot

Artist: Sigur Ros
Album: Valtari
Song: Varud
Video: Ég Anda
Label: Krunk
Composer: Sigur Ros

Artist: Rumer
Album: Boys Don’t Cry
Song: Sara Smile
Label: Atlantic
Composer: Hall/Oates

11:30 Sports commentator Richard Boock

11:45 The Week That Was with James Elliot and Michele A'Court