09:05 Is the Government's flagship asset sales programme in trouble?

Mike Williams, former president of the Labour party and former deputy chair of Genesis Energy who has served on a number of boards; and Donna Hall, lawyer for the Maori Council.

09:30 A new report being launches analyses why the Netherlands has the best outcomes for children in the OECD, despite spending less than neighbouring OECD countries

Liz Gibbs, chair of the Every Child Counts lobby group and CEO of Save the Children NZ.

09:45 Australia correspondent Ray Moynihan

10:05 Lee Rainie - director of the Pew Internet and American Life project

Lee Rainie is the co-author of Networked: The New Social Operating System, which looks at the social impact of technology. In 2000 he launched the Pew Internet Project which conducts original research that explores the impact of the Internet on children, families, communities, the work place, schools, health care and civic/political life.

Book details: Networked: The New Social Operating System, by Lee Rainie and Barry Wellman, published by The MIT Press, distributed by Footprint Books, NZ$56.52.

10:30 Book Review with Gail Pittaway

1912: The Year the World Discovered Antarctica by Chris Turney
Published by Text Publishing

10:45 Reading: Rangatira by Paula Morris

Miss Weale, a wealthy Englishwoman who has been to New Zealand, takes up the Rangatira's cause and in winter 1863, they move in to her house. A meeting is set up with a magistrate who hears them all and arranges for them to separate from their agreement with Jenkins, allowing them to leave England at any time, but with no income. Miss Weale offers to support them to go home in April, though two men choose to stay on under Jenkins.

11:05 Music with Marty Duda - The Beat

The Beat, or The English Beat as they were known in the US (there was another band called The Beat happening at the same time). There are two versions of the band touring these days and the version featuring lead singer Dave Wakeling, who is now based in California, will be performing in Auckland on Thursday.

1. Tears Of A Clown (2:39) - The Beat taken from 1979 single (Two-Tone)
2. Whine And Grine/Stand Down Margaret (3:51) - The Beat taken from 1980 album, "I Just Can't Stop It" (Go-Feet)
3. Drowning (3:51) - The Beat taken from 1981 album, "Wha'ppen?" (Go-Feet)
4. Save It For Later (3:34) - The English Beat taken from 1982 album, "Special Beat Service" (I.R.S.)

11:30 Legal commentator Ursula Cheer

A privacy case taken against a newspaper in the UK.

11:45 Arts commentator Courtney Johnston

An exhibition at the Adam Art Gallery explores the connections between the French-born conceptual artist Marcel Duchamp and artists working here in New Zealand in the past 50 years.

Gallery: Marcel Duchamp and New Zealand Art 1960-2011

Peripheral Relations: Marcel Duchamp and New Zealand Art 1960-2011
Gallery of (outraged!) press coverage from 1967 Sisler Collection touring exhibition
, from Christchurch Art Gallery
How the Duchamp works came to New Zealand
(article by Marcus Moore)

Music played in this show


TITLE: Never Going Back Again
ARTIST: Fleetwood Mac
COMP: Buckingham
ALBUM: Rumours
LABEL: Warner 927313

TITLE: What'll I Do
ARTIST: Lisa Hannigan
COMP: Hannigan
ALBUM: Passenger
LABEL: Hoop 404266