09:05 Funding cuts to an independent welfare advocacy service in Auckland

Karen Pattie, manager for the Beneficiaries Advocacy and Information Service which covers North Shore and Rodney. The service may have to shut after running for 22 years, following a cut in government funding.

09:20 Clean dairying - a family focussed on sustainable dairy farming that does not pollute the local streams

Lynsey Stratford and her husband Chris run a 200 hectare dairy farm with four other families in Curio Bay in the Catlins.

09:30 Wrap rage - why are so many products so difficult to open, particularly for the aging population?

Sandra Kirby, chief executive of Arthritis NZ; and Dick Stroud, author of the book Marketing for the Aging Consumer and advises companies on how to deliver products to the older market.

09:45 Europe correspondent Seamus Kearney

10:05 Sandy Lerner – entrepreneur turned champion of English Literature

The American founder of tech company Cisco Sytems, and founder of make up company Urban Decay, has been a publican, organic turkey farmer, and is these days a champion of English women's literature through her purchase of Chawton Great House in Hampshire (it was the home of Jane Austen's brother, Edward Knight, and it was his residence there that made it possible for Jane, her mother and her sister Cassandra to settle at Chawton Cottage during the last years of Jane's life. All of Jane Austen's novels were either written or edited for publication from this home).

Second Impressions - The first historically and socially accurate sequel to Austen's Pride & Prejudice

10:35 Book Review with Jane Westaway

The Child's Child by Barbara Vine
Published by Viking

10:45 Reading: Among the Cinders, by Maurice Shadbolt

The story of a 16-year-old who accompanies his larger-than-life grandfather on a nostalgic trip through New Zealand (Part 6 of 10)

11:05 Political commentators Matthew Hooton and Mike Williams

The Supreme Court water ruling and the impending Mighty River Power float, a controversial exit speech by Labour MP Charles Chauvel and the latest political polling.

11:30 Guest chef Catherine Bell - traditional Catalonian dishes

Catalan Coca - a Mediterranean Flatbread
Greek Yogurt with Orange Blossom Water

11:45 Urbanist Tommy Honey

Mircro Apartments.

New York micro-apartment design winner
The Auckland Unitary Plan
The Auckland Plan

The NZ Herald: 'Shoebox' apartment rise tipped