09:05 Is Novopay in its death throes?

Steven Joyce, minister in charge of resolving Novopay problems; Phil Harding, president of the Principals' Federation; and Marama Stewart, principal of Waiouru School.

09:25 Is New Zealand failing to capitalise on its multilingualism

The Royal Society of New Zealand has released a paper calling for a national language policy to give New Zealand a more unified approach to languages – how they're spoken, used, and preserved. Dr Paul Behrens is a policy officer at the society.

09:45 Australia correspondent Bernard Keane

10:05 Julie Bartlett - StarJam

Julie Bartlett is the founder and CEO of StarJam, a charity for young people with disabilities.

10:35 Book Review with Paul Diamond

The Fields by Kevin Maher
Published by Little Brown

10:45 The Reading: The Kindness of Your Nature by Linda Olsson

Read by Denise O'Connell (Part 8 of 10)

11:05 Marty Duda's Artist of the Week - Fred Wesley

As bandleader for James Brown and leader of the George Clinton-sanctioned Horny Horns, Fred Wesley was one of the prime innovators of 1970s funk. His trombone is all over James Brown's funkiest recordings and along with Maceo Parker and Bootsy Collins he got George Clinton's Parliament-Funkadelic thang off the ground. Since then, Fred has toured with fellow JB Horns mates Maceo Parker and Pee Wee Ellis, along with making his own jazz recordings. Fred and his very funky band will perform at Auckland's Powerstation this Thursday

1. Doing It To Death (5:14) - James Brown taken from 1973 single (People)
2. Say Blow By Blow Backwards (5:12) - Fred Wesley & The Horny Horns taken from 1979 album "Say Blow By Blow Backwards" (Atlantic)
3. Looks Like I'm Walkin' (3:43) - The King All Stars taken from 1991 album "The Fabulous King All Stars" (After Hours)
4. Howlin' With Fred (4:40) -The Apples featuring Fred Wesley taken from 2010 album "Kings" (Freestyle)

11:30 Legal commentator Catrionna MacLennan

Expert witnesses and the family court.

11:45 Arts commentator Courtney Johnston

The Met in New York snaps up a bargain, an amazing database of art in Britain, and a quick round-up of New Zealand gallery happenings. 

Gallery: Art with Courtney Johnston


Jacques Louis David preparatory drawing for The Death of Socrates
Jacques-Louis David, preparatory drawing for The Death of Socrates. Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Music played in this show


Artist: Patti Drew           
Song: Hard to handle|
Comp: Redding
Album: 391819
Label: EMI
Broadcast Time: 10:34

Artist: Big Bill Broonzy
Song: Baby Please Don’t Go
Comp: Williams
Album: 911093
Label: Tradition
Broadcast Time: 9:33