09:05 The Wanganui Council launches legal action over the pending arrival of sex offender Stewart Murray Wilson

Annette Main, Wanganui District mayor.

09:25 Food producing rural land gobbled up in urban sprawl

Ian McKenzie, Federated Farmers spokesman for the environment and chair of the Arable section, who farms in Ashburton; and Professor Bob Evans, Professor of Environmental Planning at the University of Waikato.

09:45 US correspondent Luiza Savage

Mitt Romney's new running mate, Paul Ryan, and his impact on the presidential race.

10:05 John Scott - organist and conductor

John Scott is the former director of music at St Pauls Cathedral and now organist and director of Music at St Thomas Church, Fifth Avenue, New York. 

NZ performance:
John Scott, organist with the Musica Sacra choir, APO Brass and Percussion, and conductor Indra Hughes
Choral music by Vaughan Williams, John Rutter and John Scott
Organ solos by Handel, Mendelssohn, Durufl, Ives and others
Auckland Town Hall, Wednesday 22 August 2012, 8:00pm

10:35 Book Review with Gilbert Wong

Grand Pursuit: A Story of Economic Genius by Sylvia Nasar
Published by Fourth Estate

10:45 Reading: Rangatira by Paula Morris

The rangatira find it hard in Birmingham where they have to attend many meetings arranged by Jenkins. Reihana, a fervent Christian, objects to the drinking done by other members, refuses to wear a cloak, argues with Jenkins and at one large gathering, tries to stop the haka. They're all homesick and cold.

11:05 Business commentator Rod Oram

Major announcements in recent days by three significant companies – APN News and Media, owner of The Herald, the semi-conductor maker Rakon, and coal miner Solid Energy.

11:30 The Art of Procrastination

US academic and former investment banker Frank Partnoy believes we need to slow down and that when we do, we'll make better, more efficient decisions. 

Wait: the useful art of procrastination, published by Profile

11:45 TV reviewer Lara Strongman

A "best of British" round up, a current selection from free-to-air: Location Location Location, Mrs Brown's Boys, An Idiot Abroad, The Hotel Inspector and Gypsy Eviction.



Music played in this show


TITLE: San Francisco (Be Sure to Wear Flowers in Your Hair)
ARTIST: Scott McKenzie
COMP: Scott McKenzie
ALBUM: Forrest Gump: The Soundtrack
LABEL: EPIC 266329

TITLE: Le Tombeau de Titelouze, chorals (16) for organ, Op. 38
ARTIST: John Scott
COMP: Marcel Dupre
ALBUM: Dupre: Organ Music
LABEL: Hyperion

TITLE: Grand Choeur Dialogue
ARTIST: John Scott
COMP: Gigout
ALBUM: John Scott Plays Liszt
LABEL: Guild GMCD7128

TITLE: Skinny Love
COMP: Justin Vernon
ALBUM: Birdy