09:05 Gun control taskforce to meet today for first time

Mike Hammond, Gun Owners of America Legislative Counsel; and Andrew Leigh, Australian Labour MP and former ANU professor of economics who researched the impact of gun control and firearms buy back in Australia.

09:25 Unprecedented queues for charity outside the Auckland City Mission

Diane Robertson, Auckland City Missioner.

Auckland City Mission

09:30 Before I Die - the public bucket list wall in Auckland's CBD

Juan Molina is an Auckland architect and one of the local instigators of the Before I Die project in Auckland.

09:45 Pacific correspondent Mike Field

10:05 Big Year interview: Acclaimed Kiwi musician, Kimbra

Hamilton-born and raised Kimbra Johnson has had an incredible 2012 - the song 'Somebody That I Used to Know', on which she collaborated with Australian artist Gotye, reached number 1 in the US, and has just become the biggest selling single of 2012 in the UK with 1.28 million copies sold there; the accompanying video has had more than 352 million views on YouTube. Kimbra's own album, Vows, had its US release, debuting at number 14 on the Billboard Top 100 album chart. Earlier this month she was named the best female artist at Australia's premier music awards, the ARIAs, for the second year in a row.

10:35 Book Review with Dan Slevin

Antifragile by Nassim Nicolas Taleb
Published by Allen Lane

10:45 Reading: Mary's Job by Pip Adam

Mary has to spend the Saturday night before Christmas at the office fixing a computer publishing glitch.

11:05 New Music with Jeremy Taylor

Aaradhna; the Moonrise Kingdom soundtrack; and Nick Drake

Artist: Aaradhna
Title: Wake Up
Composer: Aaradhna Patel/ Peter Wadams/ Evan Short
Album: Treble And Reverb
Label: Universal

Artist: Francoise Hardy
Title: Le Temps De l'Amour
Composer: Morisse/Salvet/Dutronc
Album: Moonrise Kingdom OST
Label: Abcko

Artist: Hank Williams
Title: Ramblin' Man
Composer: Hank Williams|
Album: Moonrise Kingdom OST
Label: Abcko

Artist: Nick Drake
Title: - track 4, 2'58"
Composer: Nick Drake
Album: Pink Moon
Label: Island

11:35 Sports commentator Richard Boock

Cricket, and funding for sports - is it fair?

11:45 The Week That Was with James Elliott and Irene Pink

Music played in this show


Elvis Presley: 'White Christmas'
from 1957

Ella Fitzgerald: 'O Holy Night'
from 1967

Kimbra: 'Cameo Lover'
from the 2011 album "Vows"

Gotye (feat. Kimbra): 'Somebody That I Used To Know'
from the 2011 album "Making Mirrors"

Kimbra: 'Settle Down'
from the 2011 album "Vows"

Glen Campbell: 'Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas'
from 1968