09:05 Millions reel in the aftermath of US storm Sandy

Charlie Herman, business and economics editor for WNYC Radio in New York.

09:20 Superstorm Sandy

Jeanne Baratta, spokesperson for Bergen County Emergency Management.

09:30 A new position of Lord Mayor is one of the suggestions for local government restructuring in Wellington

Sir Geoffrey Palmer from the Local Government Review Panel website.

09:30 Will the country need major reforms to tax and social spending to balance the books in the future?

Professor Bob Buckle, the Pro Vice-Chancellor and Dean of Victoria Business School, Victoria University of Wellington.

09:45 Australia correspondent Ray Moynihan

10:05 Crime writer Dennis Lehane

Dennis Lehane is a crime writer from Boston, perhaps best known for his novels Mystic River, Shutter Island, and Gone Baby Gone, which were made into acclaimed films. He has also written for the television show The Wire. His latest book, Live By Night, came out this month

10:35 Book Review with Elisabeth Easther

Grimm Tales: For Young and Old by Philip Pullman
Published by Penguin

10:45 Reading: A Modern Story by Owen Marshall

A seedy city tale of shameless opportunism (Part 3 of 3). Please note: this story isn't available to listen to again online for copyright reasons.

11:05 Marty Duda's Artist of the Week - Toy Love

Although they only existed for approximately a year and a half, Toy Love were one of New Zealand's most important and influential bands. They are scheduled to be presented with a Legacy Award at this year's New Zealand Music Awards coming up on Thursday, 1 November. The band was formed from the remnants of The Enemy and featured Chis Knox as the front man and song writer. In conjunction with their awards, Toy Love will be releasing a career-spanning DVD full of rarities and a vinyl LP of their best-known tracks.

1. Squeeze - Toy Love taken from 1979 single (Elektra)
2. Positively 4th Street - Toy Love unreleased live track recorded September 1980
3. Bride Of Frankenstein - Toy Love taken from 1980 single (Deluxe)
4. Swimming Pool - Toy Love taken from 1980 album "Toy Love" (Deluxe)

11:20 Law Talk

Legal commentator John Brown is an Auckland barrister specialising in Trusts. He is the General Editor of the third edition of New Zealand Master Trusts Guide, available through the publisher CCH. For orders contact Grainne Taylor 09 488 6986.

11:45 Arts commentator Courtney Johnston

The new Ben Cauchi show at City Gallery, 'Angels & Aristocrats' at Te Papa, and the latest international attempt to sell high-price art online.

Galleries: Ben Cauchi - The Sophist's Mirror and Angels & Aristocrats

Artsy.net website
Artsy.net in The New York Times
Artsy.net in The New Republic

Music played in this show


Time Played: 10:35
Title: Work Song
Artist: Nina Simone
Comp: N. Adderley, O. Brown Jr.
Album: Feeling Good - The Very Best Of Nina Simone
Label: Mercury 522747