09:05 Food in schools

The Children's Commissioner and paediatrician Dr Russell Wills is calling for an enhanced food in schools programme but is not endorsing the bill that's currently before parliament, in its existing form. A private member's bill by Mana Party leader Hone Harawira seeks to introduce fully state-funded breakfast and lunch programmes into all decile one and two schools.

09:25 What does the public make of the prospect of an Auckland-style supercity for Wellington?

Wellington City mayor Celia Wade-Brown and Porirua mayor Nick Leggett give their views on the options for local government reform: a single council for the whole region or a two-tier one with local boards, or sticking with the status quo. Would having an Auckland-style supercity help Wellington, which Prime Minister John Key reportedly said was "dying" last week?

Wellington: Your Choice - Options for Local Governence

09:45 US correspondent Jack Hitt

10:05 Robert Burley - the death of analogue film

Toronto-based photographer Robert Burley, whose book The Disappearance of Darkness: Photography at the End of the Analogue Era chronicles the rapid speed at which film and the huge factories that produced it have almost vanished.

Gallery: Photographs by Robert Burley

10:35 Book Review with David Hill

The Writing Class by Stephanie Johnson

Published by Vintage, RRP$37.99

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.
(Part 7 of 15)

11:05 Business commentator Rod Oram

The Business NZ open letter to Labour and Greens on their electricity policy and the prospect of investors in Allan Hubbard's private investment vehicle getting all their money back.

11:20 Comedy festival - Dave Bloustien

Dave Bloustien, Australian comedian who has based his latest show on his experience of having to go to court to prove he is funny.

Dave Bloustien at the NZ International Comedy Festival

11:45 Media commentator Gavin Ellis

The dangerous practice of naming suspects before they are arrested and the sale of Fairfax's photo archive to an American entrepreneur.

Music played in this show


Paul Simon: 'Kodachrome'
recorded in 1975; from the album Greatest Hits Etc

The Wellington International Ukulele Orchestra: "Israelites"
2008: A little Bit Wonderful