09:05 The Open Bank Resolution policy

Are our banks getting off too lightly when it comes to measures to protect our deposits if banks hit serious financial trouble? Gareth Vaughan, financial journalist who has been investigating Open Bank Resolution for Interest.co.nz

09:30 As the drought conditions continue, should all households to routinely collect and store rainwater?

Nick Collins is the CEO of the sustainable home organisation Beacon Pathway which conducts research and builds demonstration projects to show how homes can become more self sufficient.

09:45 UK correspondent Kate Adie

The UK budget and William Roache's comments on sexual abuse,

10:05 Science journalist Emily Anthes

Emily Anthes takes us from petri dish to pet store as she explores how biotechnology is shaping the future of our furry and feathered friends, in her book.

10:35 Book review with Don Rood

One Step Beyond by Malcolm Law
Published by Penguin

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

Read by Denise O'Connell (Part 9 of 10)

11:05 New technology with Erika Pearson

11:20 Parenting - Raising Boys

Celia Lashlie, former prison manager, researcher and author discusses issues around raising boys.

11:45 TV review with Lara Strongman

Vegas, Prime, Thursdays 8:30pm; Behind the Brush, Maori TV , Tuesdays, 8pm; Thelma's Gypsy Girls, TV One, Wednesdays 9:30pm.

Music played in this show


Artist: Cat Power
Song: Manhattan
Comp: Cat Power
Album: Sun
Label: Matador
Broadcast Time: 09:23

Artist: Sam Cooke
Song: Little Red Rooster
Comp: Burnett / Dixon
Label: Abkco
Broadcast Time: 09:43

Artist: Aaradhna
Song: Keep My Cool
Comp: Patel / Short
Album: Treble & Reverb
Label: Dawn Raid
Broadcast Time: 10:35

Artist: Josh Rouse
Song: Diggin' In The Sand
Comp: Rouse
Album: Josh Rouse And The Vacations
Label: Bedroom
Broadcast Time: 11:05

Artist: Sergio Mendes
Song: Mais Que Nada
Comp: Jorge Ben
Album: Sergio Mendes and Brasil 66
Label: A & M
Broadcast Time: 11:21