09:05 The Exclusive economic zone and continental shelf (environmental effects) Bill

Gary Taylor, chairman of the Environmental Defence Society; David Robinson, chief executive of the Petroleum Exploration and Production Association of New Zealand; and Chris Baker, chief executive of Straterra, which represents the New Zealand minerals and mining sector.

09:30 Are too many inexperienced climbers attempting Mt Everest?

Grant Rawlinson is a New Zealander who climbed Mt Everest in May this year, the same weekend when six climbers died - he says many climbers were inexperienced, and put others at risk.

09:45 US correspondent Jack Hitt

10:05 Jon Tucker - Adventurer and sailor

Expat New Zealander, Jon Tucker, adventurer and former history teacher lives on a ketch in Tasmania.

A few years ago he hitched a ride with his sons on their home-built yacht to Antarctica. He recently wrote a book about the adventure, Snow Petrel (named after the boat).

Gallery: Snow Petrel

snow petrel trip

10:35 Book Review with Ralph McAllister

Collecting Cooper by Paul Cleave

10:45 Reading: Packing It In by Norman MacLean told by Peter Hayden (Part 1 of 4)

Monty longs for a holiday somewhere exotic. His wife isn't keen to leave her home comforts and tells him, "you want that sort of holiday, you go by yourself." So he does.

11:05 Politics with Matthew Hooton and Josie Pagani

11:30 Guest chef Michael van de Elzen with healthy fast food for children and adults

Michael is the former owner and chef of Molten in Mt Eden now he hosts The Food Truck cooking show screening on TV1. Stephen Morris from Avida has matching wines.

The Food Truck cookbook by Mike Van De Elzen, published by Random House NZ.


Curly Wurlies with Pea Puree (fish)
Soft Tacos with marinated prawns and beans with lime dressing

11:45 Film Review with Graeme Tuckett

Le Havre, What to Expect When You're Expecting and Men In Black 3.