09:05 Christchurch City Council to lose consents accreditation

Antony Gough, central Christchurch property investor; and Paul Grimshaw, property lawyer.

09:25 What are Housing New Zealand's spending plans?

Glen Sowry, chief executive of Housing New Zealand.

09:40 Washington DC-based correspondent Simon Marks

The latest on whistleblower Edward Snowden, and the US concerns about the growing unrest in Egypt.

09:50 Pita Sharples is expected to announce his resignation as co-leader of the Maori Party at a media conference this morning

Jane Patterson, RNZ political reporter.

10:05 Award-winning author David Mitchell

Award-winning British novelist David Mitchell and his Japanese wife Keiko Yoshida have an autistic son. They've translated and had published a book by written by a Japanese autistic 13-year-old, Naoki Higashida. The Reason I Jump: The Inner Voice of a Thirteen-Year-Old Boy with Autism is intended to demystify the behaviour of autistic children for a 'neurotypical' audience and was first spotted online by Keiko Yoshida.

10:30 Book Review with Harry Broad

The Devouring Dragon: How China's Rise Threatens the Natural World by Craig Simons
Published by Awa Press

10:45 Reading: Burying the Crystal Palace, a short story by Naomi Ramsay

Told by Fiona Truelove.

11:05 Business with commentator Fran O'Sullivan

11:30 Bill Sevesi - Pacific musician

Bill Sevesi is a stalwart of Auckland's music history, leading his band in packed dancehall gigs from the 1950s through to the 1970s. He continued playing and recording, and has just released a handpicked compliation: Polynesia: The Very Best of Bill Sevesi.

11:45 Media commentator Gavin Ellis

Swipe card surveillance, TV3's Bain evidence story.

Music played in this show

Francoise Hardy: 'Le Temps de L'Amour'
by Savet/Dutonc/Morisse
from her 1962 album Francoise Hardy (and Wes Anderson's Moonrise Kingdom soundtrack)

Lord Huron: 'I Will be Back One Day'
from their 2012 album Lonesome Dreams

Bill Sevesi: 'Hawaiian Cowboy Song'

Bill Sevesi: 'Papio'