09:05 'Big Tobacco' fronts up on regulation of the industry

Brendan Walker is the commercial head for Imperial Tobacco New Zealand.

09:30 The Government backdown on class sizes means savings will have to be found elsewhere in the education budget

Paul Drummond, president of the New Zealand Principals' Federation, which represents primary and intermediate schools, talks about the way forward now the Government has done a u-turn on its controversial plan to boost class size ratios.

09:45 Pacfic correspondent Mike Field

10:05 Making country cool - musician Tami Neilson tells us why it's hip to be hick

Born and raised in Canada, Tami Neilson grew up in a travelling family band and has shared the stage with superstars such as Johnny Cash and Loretta Lynn. She's lived in New Zealand for the past five years and has just won her third Tui award (she also won in 2009 and 2010) for the Best Country Music Album.

Music video: One Thing by Tami Neilson

10:35 Book review with Rae McGregor

Peaches for Monsieur le Cure by Joanne Harris
Published by Doubleday

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

11:05 Music review with Jeremy Taylor

Artist: Sun Kil Moon
Title: I Know It's Pathetic But That Was The Greatest Life Of My Life
Composer: Mark Kozelek
Album: Among The Leaves
Label: Caldo Verde

Title: The Moderately Talented Yet Attractive Young Woman vs. The Exceptionally Talented Yet Not So Attractive Middle Aged Man
Composer: Mark Kozelek
Album: Among The Leaves
Label: Caldo Verde

Artist: Paul & Linda McCartney
Title: Monkberry Moon Delight
Composer: Paul & Linda McCartney
Album: Ram
Label: MPL

Title: The Back Seat Of My Car
Composer: Paul McCartney
Album: Ram
Label: MPL

Artist: Opossum
Title: Why Why
Composer: Kody Neilson
Album: Electric Hawaii
Label: CRS Records

11:30 Sports commentator Joseph Romanos

The All Blacks vs Ireland, French open tennis, Scotland's win over Australia the other night in rugby - and the Scottish celebration move.

11:45 The Week That Was with Radar and Urzila Carson