09:00 Children's Commissioner to do his own annual stocktake of child poverty

Jonathan Boston is the co-chair of the Expert Advisory Group on Solutions to Child Poverty, which has just released an update on progress since the group's report in December which made 78 recommendations. The government has rejected many of these including that there should be a new law requiring it to measure child poverty and set targets to reduce it.

Child Poverty in New Zealand: Building on the progress to date (pdf)

09:25 Battle over the price of copper broadband and voice services

John Small from the economists COVEC, who are a member of the Coalition for Fair Internet Pricing.

09:45 US correspondent Luiza Savage

10:05 Sculptor Jeff Thomson

Jeff Thomson is one of the country's best known sculptors. His corrugated iron creations are well known throughout the country. A major retrospective of his work has just finished in Tauranga, and is about to open in Hamilton.

Gallery: work by sculpture Jeff Thomson

Work by sculpture Jeff Thomson
Image courtesy of Jeff Thomson.

10:35 Book Review with David Hill

Landscape Paintings of New Zealand by Christopher Johnstone
Published by Godwit

10:45 The Reading: Blackberry Pie, a short story by Adrienne Frater

A house-husband searches for the ultimate recipe that will inflame his wife's passions. Read by Peter Vere-Jones.

11:05 Political commentators Matthew Hooton and Mike Williams

11:30 Food with Brenda Fawdon

Brenda Fawdon founded the first licensed organic restaurant in Australia, Mondo Organics, and later a cooking school. Her new book is called Whole Hearted Foods.

Green Soup

11:45 Media commentator Gavin Ellis

Looming changes in TV3's current affairs line-up.

Music played in this show

Buona Sera
Louis Prima
By Peter DeRose and Carl Sigman
From the Album The Wildest (1956)

Over You
Roxy Music
By Ferry / Mackay
From 1980 album Flesh and Blood

Nicole Reynolds
by Reynolds
From 2008 album Unordinary Mine

Strictly Reserved For You
Charles Bradley
by Bradley
From his 2013 album Victim of Love

I'm Shakin
Jack White
From 2012 Album Blunderbuss