09:05 Angry Christchurch teachers vote to unlawfully strike

Christchurch teachers have voted to unlawfully strike in protest against the government's massive shakeup of education in Canterbury, including proposals to close 13 schools and merge 26 others.

John Leadbetter, teacher at Parkview school in Christchurch.

09:15 The Christchurch schools fighting closure have until tomorrow to hand in their official response

Matt Bateman, principal of Burnside Primary school, one of 13 Christchurch schools earmarked for closure.

09:30 An Auckland eating disorder specialist is alarmed at the proliferation of websites he says are promoting anorexia nervosa and bulimia

Dr Charles Fishman, psychologist ande director of NZ Eating Disorder Specialists.

Recovered anorexic, Cushla McKinney emailed the show asking to hear from anyone willing to share their recovery stories. She can be contacted at  cushla.mckinney@otago.ac.nz

09:45 UK correspondent Kate Adie

10:05 David Walliams - UK comedian, actor, children's author

While many grown ups would recognise David Walliams from his television comedies such as Little Britain and Come Fly with Me, he is also a successful children's author. His writing, which has been compared with Roald Dahl, has won him hordes of young fans. His latest book, Ratburger, is about a girl called Zoe and her pet rat.

10:35 Book Review with Tina Shaw

Questions of Travel by Michelle de Kretser

Published by Allen and Unwin, $39.99

10:45 Reading: One Flat Coyote on the Centre Line by Karen Goa (Part 9 of 10)

Travel writer Karen Goa and her husband travel across their native Canada after 20 years enjoying the New Zealand good life.

11:05 New Technology with Sarah Putt

11:30 Glenn Colquhoun - doctor, poet and children's writer

Glenn has just released an updated version of his book Jumping Ship , a collection of essays, speeches and incidental poems.

Jumping Ship & other essays by Glenn Colquhoun
Published by Steele Roberts
ISBN: 9781877577765

Glenn Colquhoun's gourd poems

11:45 Media commentator Gavin Ellis

New Zealand's reaction to the Leveson Report, Gerry Brownlee hits out at The Press, Murdoch's iPad experiment fails and a tribute to Marcia Russell.