09:05 Is the Christchurch Council heading for financial disaster?

Peter Townsend, Chief Executive Canterbury Employers' Chamber of Commerce.

09:20 Festive forecast - what are the prospects for a golden summer around the country?

Daniel Corbett, from the Met Service.

09:45 Asia correspondent Jamil Anderlini

Looks back on the news stories that shaped the Asia region in 2013.

The news stories that shaped the Asia region in 2013.

10:05 Big year interview: Rod Drury

Founder and Chief Executive of Xero, who was named Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year.

10:35 Book review with Kiran Dass

Stoner by John Williams
Published by Vintage Classics
ISBN: 9780099561545

10:45 Reading: Christmas With Tallulah - a short story by Elizabeth Smither

Moved by the plight of a young family whose father is seriously ill in hospital at Christmas time, Tallulah Grappelli invites the family to spend Christmas with her in her fine mansion. Tallulah is lonely, her children grown up and dispersed around the globe and enjoys the sound of children's laughter in her house. Read by Sarah Boddy.

11:05 New music with Sam Wicks

Prince, Dâm-Funk & Snoopzilla and Lord Echo

11:30 Sports commentator Joseph Romanos

11:45 The week that was with Radar and Michele A'Court

Music played in this show

ARTIST: Dolly Parton
SONG: Jolene
COMP: Parton
ALBUM: Jolene

ARTIST: Don McGlashen
SONG: Marvellous Year
COMP: McGlashen
ALBUM: Marvellous
LABEL: Arch Hill

11:05 New Music with Sam Wicks
Artist: Prince
Songs: Da Bourgeoisie/Screwdriver
Composer: P.Nelson
Label: NPG

Artist: Dâm-Funk & Snoopzilla
Songs: Faden Away/I'll be There For U
Composer: D.Riddick/C.Broadus
Album: 7 Days of Funk
Label: Stones Throw

Artist: Lord Echo
Songs: Molten Lava
Composer: M.August/L.Adu
Album: We Will Fight You
Label: Economy

Artist: Lord Echo
Songs: The Creator Has a Master Plan
Composer: P.Sanders/L.Thomas
Album: Curiosities
Label: Economy

ARTIST: Louis Armstrong, The Commanders
SONG: Cool Yule
COMP: Allen
ALBUM: Swinging Christmas
LABEL: Rhino