09:05 The future of Government-owned NZ Post

Brian Roche is the CEO of NZ Post, which says it's likely to need a Government subsidy if it can't get approval to cut mail deliveries from six to three days a week and has also flagged a slowdown in Kiwibank's growth; and Jim Anderton, former Deputy Prime Minister, who lobbied successfully for the establishment of Kiwibank.

09:25 The role global retailers play in ensuring safe working conditions in the wake of the Bangladesh tragedy

Richard Locke, head of Political Science at MIT and expert on improving labour and environmental conditions in global supply chains.

09:45 Asia correspondent Greg Torode

China's one child policy and ongoing Sino-Japanese tensions.

10:05 Farzana Wahidy - Afghan photographer

Farzana Wahidy is one of few female photographers and photo-journalists in Afghanistan. Her photographs depict the daily lives of women and girls in the war-torn nation.

10:35 Children's Book Review with John McIntyre

Remember That November by Jennifer Beck, illustrated by Lindy Fisher
Published by Huia
ISBN 978-1-77550-010-0

Melu by Kyle Mewburn, illustrated by Ali Teo and John O'Reilly
Published by Scholastic
ISBN 978-1-77543-088-9

10:45 Reading: The Conductor by Sarah Quigley

Read by Peter Bland

The story of the writing and historic performance of Shostakovich's 7th Symphony during the siege of Leningrad.

11:05 New Music with Jeremy Taylor

Jeremy discusses a compilation of pirate ballads and shanties, The Flaming Lips, and Swamp Dogg

Artist: Shane MacGowan
Song: Leaving Of Liverpool
Album: Son Of Rogues Gallery
Label: Anti

Artist: Michael Stipe & Courtney Love
Song: Rio Grande
Album: Son Of Rogues Gallery
Label: Anti

Artist: The Flaming Lips
Song: You Are Alone
Comp: The Flaming Lips
Album: The Terror
Label: Warner Brothers
Artist: Swamp Dogg
Song: Predicament #2
Comp: Jerry Williams Jr
Album: Rat On!
Label: Alive Natural Sound

11:30 Sports commentator Richard Boock

Do NZ Super 15 players save their best for the All Blacks?; and Jason Collins comes out as the NBA's first gay basketballer.

11:45 The Week that Was with Radar and Irene Pink

Music played in this show


The Be Good Tanyas: 'The Littlest Birds'
from their 2001 album "Blue Horse"

The Velvet Underground: 'Who Loves The Sun'
from their 1970 final album "Loaded"

Howard Tate: 'Ain't Nobody Home'
recorded in 1966