09:05 Housing affordability

Auckland University property department head Professor Larry Murphy and PricewaterhouseCoopers partner Geof Nightingale analyse yesterday's budget, which included a move to create 'special housing areas' and a forecast surplus by 2015.

09:20 Floodwater management and environmental planning

Professor Iain White from the University of Waikato's Environment Planning Programme where he lectures in three papers 'Planning for Sustainability', 'Strategic Spatial Planning' and 'Advanced Planning Theory'. His research focus is in environmental planning, adaptation to climate change and the effective management of water in society. Professor White is now working on a second book due for publication this year Environmental Planning, Politics and Policy.

09:40 Kieran McKay - New Zealand caver

Kieran McKay is an outdoor pursuits instructor and one of New Zealand's most accomplished cavers. He's been caving for 30 years, since he was 14 and has linked up two cave systems under the Arthur Range.

09:45 Pacific correspondent Mike Field

10:05 Noel Beddoe - Australian author

Noel Beddoe is an Australian author of nine books, previously a teacher, school principal, and also involved in Aboriginal education.

His latest book On Cringila Hill tells a tale of racial tension and family connections in a community that was once vibrant, with the Port Kembla steelworks at its centre as a major employer, but the area is now in decline.

10:35 Book review with Tilly Lloyd - best summer read

The Professor by Terry Castle, published by HarperCollins paperback

A collection of captivating personal essays previously published in the London Review of Books and the Atlantic. The Professor is Terry Castle at her best: utterly distinctive, wise, frank, and fearless.

Terry Castle is speaking at three events in Writers Week, New Zealand Festival, Wellington 7-12 March 2014

10:45 The Reading The Night Book by Charlotte Grimshaw

Read by Michael Hurst (Part 10 of 12)

11:05 New music with Jeremy Taylor

A Dolly Parton special edition.

11:30 Sports commentator Joseph Romanos

11:45 The week that was with Radar and Pinky Agnew

Music played in this show

Artist: Dolly Parton
Song: Don’t Think Twice, Track 3
Comp: Bob Dylan
Album: Blue Smoke
Label: Sony

Song: Lay Your Hands On Me, Track 7
Comp: Jon Bon Jovi/ Richie Sambora
Album: Blue Smoke
Label: Sony

Artist: Jackson C. Frank
Song: Blues Run The Game, Track 1
Comp: Jackson C. Frank
Album: S/T
Label: Columbia

Artist: DIIV
Song: How Long Have You Known?, Track 5
Comp: Zachary Cole Smith
Album: Oshin
Label: Captured Tracks

Artist: Dolly Parton
Song: Jolene, Track 4
Comp: Dolly Parton
Album: Very Best Of
Label: Sony

Artist: The Smiths
Song: This Charming Man
Composer: Morrissey/Marr
Album: The Very Best of The Smiths
Label: Warner

Artist: Ray Lamontagne
Song:  You Are the Best Thing
Composer: Lamontagne
Album: Gossip in the Grain
Label: RCA