09:05 Hutt Hospital has its anaesthetist training accreditation pulled for not meeting required standards

Dr Geoff Long, NZ Committee Chair of the NZ/Australia College of Anaesthetists.

09:20 Are school guidance counsellors struggling to cope?

Sarah Maindonald is a guidance counsellor at Hillmorton School in Christchurch, and on the board of the NZ Association of Counsellors.

09:30 Begging in New Zealand

Wellington City Council's senior advisor on vulnerable communities Steve Flude who has worked on its new response to begging – a campaign aimed at getting people to give money to organisations who work with the homeless instead of beggars on the street; Alex Swney is the CEO of Auckland's Heart of the City group, which would like to see begging banned.

09:45 Brazil correspondent Andrew Corrie

10:05 Huhana Hickey, NZ lawyer who advocates for the disabled

Dr Huhana Hickey is a lawyer in Auckland who has a particular interest in representing people with disabilities. She is on the Human Rights Review Tribunal, and has her own consultancy that does research on indigenous disabled human rights and social justice advocacy.

10:35 Book Review with Rae McGregor

The Keeper of Secrets: A Novel by Julie Thomas
Published by HarperCollins USA

10:45 Reading: Wulfsyarn by Phillip Mann

The epic tale of the fate of the The Nightingale, the largest and most sophisticated spaceship ever devised by human or alien intelligence.

11:05 Politics with Matthew Hooton and Mike Williams

The by-election in Ikaroa-Rawhiti; Lianne Dalziel to stand for the Christchurch mayoralty; the Green party drops its dropping quantitative easing policy; and lower than expected GDP figures.

11:30 Community farming initiative in West Auckland

Ben Upin and Shane Butland from Seven Springs Farm, which has just completed second season of growing organic vegetables, including okra, and provides them to local community. The community pay for a share of the harvest.

Recipe: Massaged Kale Salad

11:45 Urbanist Tommy Honey

China’s Unitary Plan

China’s Great Uprooting: Moving 250 Million Into Cities, NYT
Some are more equal than others, The Economist
Dozens of cities are building a metro system. Some do not need it, The Economist

Music played in this show

Song: Falling Down
Artist: Charlotte Yates
Comp: Yates
Album: Archipelago
Label: Universal
Time Played: 9:28

Song: Beach Baby
Artist: Bon Iver
Comp: Justin Vernon
Album: Blood Bank Ep
Label: Jagjaguwar
Time Played: 11:30am

Song: Lively Up Yourself
Artist: Bob Marley And The Wailers
Comp: Marley
Album: Natty Dread
Label: Island/Tuff Gong
Time Played: 11:46am