09:05 Auckland's electoral boundary changes and what they could mean for next year's election

Dr Claire Robinson, political commentator and Massey University's Pro Vice Chancellor.

09:20 Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment's report on water quality in NZ

Jan Wright, the Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment, has just released a new report: Water quality in New Zealand: Land use and nutrient pollution.

09:45 UK correspondent Dame Ann Leslie

10:05 Feature guest: Paul Prociv - parasites

Paul Prociv is a retired lecturer In Medical Parasitology from the University of Queensland.

10:35 Book Review with Louise O'Brien

We Are Water by Wally Lamb
Published by HarperCollins

10:45 The Reading: The Writing Class by Stephanie Johnson

Read by Alison Quigan. Merle's students discuss how a writer can find their 'voice', while Jacinta relishes aspects of her new life. (Part 9 of 12)

11:05 New Technology commentator Erika Pearson

Apps and security; wearable technologies; and media text hackathon.

11:30 Parenting with Sarb Johal

Clinical and health psychologist Sarb Johal is an Associate Professor at Massey University in Wellington.  He discusses resilience in children, and when to praise and not to praise.

11:45 Film review with Dan Slevin

Thanks for Sharing and Valley of Saints.

Music played in this show

09:29 am
'Shine On'
Ladi 6
Tamati / Park
From 2013 album, Automatic

11:06 am
'Reet Petite'
Jackie Wilson
By B Gordy Jr and T Carlo

11:25 am
'Old Numbers'
Caitlin Rose
Rose / Lehning / Wilson
From 2013 album The Stand In