09:05 The government says it will not back a proposal to charge Auckland road users

Transport Minister Gerry Brownlee.

09:15 Banks claim first home buyers will suffer if proposed mortgage lending restrictions go ahead

Kirk Hope, New Zealand Bankers' Association chief executive.

09:30 Former Vogue editor turned fashion industry whistleblower

After 13 years at the helm of Vogue Australia, Kirstie Clements was fired suddenly last year in favour of the editor of a rival publication. She's now written a tell-all book, The Vogue Factor, exposing the way the fashion industry treats young women, and has since been hailed as the industry's Bradley Manning.

The Vogue Factor, by Kirstie Clements
Published in 2013 by Melbourne University Press
ISBN: 9780522862430.

09:45 US correspondent Jack Hitt

10:05 NZ writer Elizabeth Smither

Writer, MNZM, New Zealand's first female Poet Laureate, and most recently the author of poetry collection The Blue Coat.

The Blue Coat (2013) is published by Auckland University Press, ISBN 9781869407360.

10:35 Book Review with Sonja de Freiz

The Elusive Language of Ducks by Judith White
Published by RHNZ Vintage

10:45 The Reading: The River Runs by David Hill

Read by Peter Vere Jones.

11:05 Business commentator Pattrick Smellie

11:30 NZ words - Dianne Bardsley

Lexicographer and author of the Book of New Zealand Words, which contains more than 1,500 unique words and expressions,

11:45 Media commentator Gavin Ellis

David Shearer's premature obituary, graphics and columnists.