09:05 Deadline looms for mission charged with eliminating Syria's chemical weapons and capabilities

Julian Tangaere is the head of the OPCW mission in Syria charged with eliminating that country's chemical weapons programme.The Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons – or OPCW – was established to enforce the 1997 Chemical Weapons Convention.

09:30 Environmental exaggeration

Ivo Vegter is a South Africa-based author and columnist who says environmental exaggeration is causing undue fear and anxiety which is actively harming some emerging economies.

09:45 New South Wales bushfires

With Russell Taylor, spokesperson for the New South Wales Rural Fire Service; Damien Madigan, editor of the Blue Mountains Gazette; and Peter Munro, Sydney Morning Herald reporter.

10:05 Feature guest - Kathryn Leafe

Kathryn Leafe leads the country's biggest alcohol and drug addiction treatment provider, she discusses her work in prisons and with the families of the Pike River miners.

10:35 Book Review with John King

Kraus Project by Jonathan Franzen
Published by Fourth Estate

10:45 Reading: A Matter of Timing, a short story by David Murphy read by Jed Brophy

A man discovers there's no easy way back once you begin to lie about your age.

11:05 Politics with Mike Williams and Matthew Hooton

The Len Brown matter, and Winston Peters' new bottom-line policy.

11:30 Food with Rowan Bishop - Relishes and Chutneys

Hamiltonian Rowan Bishop love of food has spanned 30 years. She has run her own catering company and written five cookbooks. Her latest is Rowan Bishop with Relish: Fine Chutneys, Pickles and More.

Brinjal (eggplant chutney)
Hot ‘Top Shelf’ Tomato Chutney/Sauce
Spiced Banana and Kumara Chutney

11:45 Off the Beaten Track with Kennedy Warne

Kennedy Warne explores South Westland, and reports that NZ photographer Robin Hammond has won photojournalism's equivalent of the Booker.

Image gallery: Off The Beaten Track with Kennedy Warne

Wafer-thin slice of tangiwai, a type of pounamu found only in Piopiotahi, Milford Sound.


Music played in this show


The Clean: 'Anything Could Happen'
from their 1981 EP Boodle Boodle Boodle


Josephine : A Freak A
from her 2012 debut album Portrait