09:05 School principal explains why she won't re-enrol a 10-year-old boy

Janet Jones, principal of Paeroa Central School; Brian Coffey, Ministry of Education Special Education Group Manager.

09:25 The implications of home insurance policy changes designed to limit rebuild cost

Jacki Johnson,ceo of IAG NZ, which owns State and NZI and is the underwriter for most of the home insurance offered by banks, including ASB and the BNZ; Barry McLean, Institute of Quantity Surveyors; and Andrew Hooker, Insurance lawyer.


09:45 UK correspondent Jon Dennis

10:05 Barbara Natteson-Horowitz, co-author of Zoobiquity

Barbara Natterson-Horowitz is a Professor of Cardiology at UCLA who's also on the advisory board of the Los Angeles Zoo as a cardiovascular consultant. She is the co-author of Zoobiquity: The Astonishing Connection Between Human and Animal Health.

10:35 Book Review with Don Rood

Just an Orange for Christmas by Christine Hunt Daniell
Published by HarperCollins NZ

10:45 Reading: Argentina, a short story by Breton Dukes

Read by Simon Leary

An Argentinian in a camping ground teaches Todd how to look after his girlfriend.

11:05 New Technology with Sarah Putt

What are we to make of the Novopay report?; Five devices for every New Zealander in five years; and Netflix makes its own shows – but still not in New Zealand.

11:30 How domestic violence affects parenting and children who are exposed to it

Dr Jeffrey Edleson was a Professor at the University of Minnesota School of Social Work for 29 years. He is now the Dean of the University of California, Berkeley, School of Social Welfare.

11:45 Film reviewer Dan Slevin

New releases The Great Gatsby, The Last Sentence and Bekas.