09:05 Principals fume over STA memo on Novopay

John Coulam,  Waikato Primary Principals Association president and principal of Marion Catholic School in Hamilton; and Lorraine Kerr, School Trustees Association president.

09:25 Supercity Lite - the options for the Wellington region

Porirua City Councillor Ken Douglas is the chair of the Local Government Reform Working Party. The party is made up of the mayors and chair of the Kapiti, Porirua, Wellington City and Greater Wellington Regional Councils, who are negotiating possible proposals for local government reform in the region.

09:45 Asia correspondent Greg Torode

10:05 Philip Yates - The development of maize

Philip Yates is the founder of Genetic Technologies seed company and agricultural research consultants. Genetic Technologies is a 100 per cent New Zealand-owned Yates family seed business. Philip Yates received the NZ Order of Merit in this year's New Year's Honour.

10:35 Book Review with Mary McCallum         

The Yellow Buoy: Poems 2007-2012 by C K Stead
Published by Auckland University Press

10:45 Reading: The Open Accounts of an Honesty Box by Julie Helean (Part 7 of 12)

Fliss arrives on the building site for a safety check and spots Jinx's glass eye.

11:05 New music with Sean McKenna

Eels, Yo La Tengo, Adam Green & Binki Shapiro.

Artist: Eels
Stream: http://soundcloud.com/vagrantrecords/sets/eels-wonderful-glorious-album/
Album: Wonderful, Glorious
Song: Stick Together
Song: On the Ropes

Artist: Yo La Tengo
Album: Fade
Song: I’ll Be Around
Song: Well You Better

Artist: Adam Green & Binki Shapiro (adamandbinki.com)
Album: Adam Green & Binki Shapiro
Song: Just To Make Me Feel Good

Artist: Various (http://www.souljazzrecords.co.uk/releases/?id=30376)
Album: Studio One Ironsides
Song: The Soul Brothers – Soho

11:30 Sports commentator Richard Boock

Oscar Pistorius charged with murder; the Halberg Awards; NZ v England Twenty20 cricket; plus boxing, sport & cheating.

11:45 The Week That Was with James Elliot and Pinky Agnew