09:05 News and current affairs

09:45 Middle East correspondent Irris Mackler

10:05 Kristy Chambers - author of Get Well Soon! My (Un)Brilliant Career as a Nurse

Kristy Chambers has written a warts-and-all memoir about her career as a nurse.

10:35 Book Review with Jane Westaway

Lost Voices by Christopher Koch
Published by HarperCollins Publishers

10:45 Reading: Shooting the Moon by V M Jones read by Matt Whelan

In this sequal to the award-winning novel Juggling with Mandarins the hero Pip McLeod is in his mid teens, wrapped up in his own emotions, and learning the hard way, what matters most of all. (Part 6 of 10, RNZ)

11:05 Political commentators Deborah Coddington and Josie Pagani

RuthPretty credit Murray Lloyd11:30 Guest chef Ruth Pretty

Ruth Pretty (pictured right) is a well-known New Zealand food personality and runs a successful catering company with her husband, Paul. She also runs cooking school classes and demonstrations. Her latest book is Ruth Pretty Cooks At Home, published by Penguin Group (NZ). Photograph by Murray Lloyd.

Black Olive Tapenade

Black Olive and Parmesan Rugelach

Chocolate-dipped Stuffed Figs

11:45 Off The Beaten Track with Kennedy Warne

Gallery: Postcard from Prune Country

montjoi scarecrow competition
Scarecrow at entrance to Monjoi, one entrant in a scarecrow competition.