09:05 Budget analysis

Auckland University property department head Professor Larry Murphy and PricewaterhouseCoopers partner Geof Nightingale analyse yesterday's Budget, which included a move to create 'special housing areas' and a forecast surplus by 2015.

09:15 Finance Minister Bill English discusses his fifth Budget

09:30 Dr Guy Warman - what can bees teach us about post-operative recovery?

Dr Guy Warman is senior lecturer in anaesthesiology at Auckland University's School of Medicine.

09:45 Asia correspondent Jamil Anderlini

Fake condom factories busted in China, five Asian countries join the Arctic Council, and China-India relations.

10:05 Jim Mather - outgoing Maori TV chief executive

Jim Mather is finishing up later this year as chief executive of Maori TV after eight years at the helm. How did he make it work?

In October he begins a new job as CEO of Te Wananga o Aotearoa – the insitution made headlines in 2005 with claims of mis-spending and conflicts of interest, leading to a $20 million government bailout and the resignation of its CEO Rongo Wetere. What are Jim's plans for Te Wananga?

10:35 Children's Book Review with John McIntyre

Hostage Three by Nick Lake
Published by Bloomsbury
ISBN 978-14088-3837-2

The Wall by William Sutcliffe
Published by Bloomsbury
ISBN 978-1-4088-3842-6

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 15 of 15)

11:05 New Music review with Jeremy Taylor

Bill Fay, The Fall, and The Veils

Artist: Bill Fay
Song: Omega Day
Album: Time Of The Last Persecution
Label: Deram/Four Men With Beards

Artist: Bill Fay|
Song: I Hear You Calling
Album: Time Of The Last Persecution
Label: Deram/ Four Men With Beards

Artist: The Fall
Song: Sir William Wray
Album: Re-Mit
Label: Cherry Red

Artist: The Veils
Song: Turn From The Rain
Album: Time Stays, We Go
Label: Pitch Beast/ Uni

Artist: The Veils
Song: Through The Deep, Dark Wood
Album: Time Stays, We Go
Label: Pitch Beast/ Uni

11:30 Sports commentator Richard Boock

11:45 The Week That Was with Radar and Gemma Gracewood

Music played in this show


Time: 9:45am
Title: The music goes round and round
Artist: Louis Prima
Year: 1959

Time: 11:44am
Title: A Break in the weather
Artist: Devid Kilgour
Album: Left By Soft
Year: 2011