09:05 Sugar in the firing line

Nutritional scientist at the University of Otago Lisa Te Morenga and public health physician Dr Simon Thornley are part of Fizz, a group of researchers and doctors who have come together to advocate for ending the sale of sugary drinks from New Zealand.

09:25 Harbourmaster says lifejackets should be made compulsory for boaties

Marty Black, Queenstown Harbourmaster; and Mike Cahill, Spokesperson for Hibiscus Coast Boating Club.

09:45 Europe correspondent Seamus Kearney

10:05 Feature: Simon Biggs - gerontology researcher

Simon Biggs is a professor of gerontology and social policy at the University of Melbourne. He is renowned for his research on topics ranging from age-friendly cities and workplaces to elder abuse and neglect. He was the chief investigator on the first national prevalence study of elder abuse and neglect in the UK and is a founding member of the World Economic Forum's Global Agenda Council on Ageing Societies. Professor Biggs is in New Zealand to give a series of talks and is being hosted by Victoria University's Institute for Governance and Policy Studies and the New Zealand Association of Gerontology.

10:35 Book review with Anne Else

The Road to Middlemarch by Rebecca Mead. Published by Text

10:45 The Reading: The Lost Pilot by Jeffrey Holman

A journey of discovery and reconciliation, when Jeffrey Holman seeks out the families of six kamikaze who died attacking his father’s ship in 1945. (Part 1 of 10)

11:05 Political commentators Mike Williams and Matthew Hooton      

11:30 Guest chef Anna Worthington

Self-taught Christchurch baker Anna Worthington, who makes beautiful and indulgent cakes - to order and to sell at local markets. She brings recipes for orange, fennel & blueberry cake; and a 're-fashioned' ginger cake. See Anna's cake gallery.    

Orange, Fennel and Blueberry Cake
Re-Fashioned Ginger Cake

11:45 Urbanist Tommy Honey

A skyscraper for Auckland…

New Zealand's tallest skyscraper plan for Auckland, New Zealand Herald
Beauty or a beast?, New Zealand Herald
Skyscraper will bring jobs and trains, says mayor, Newstalk ZB
World's largest concrete pour: LA awaits 'ballet of construction trucks', The Guardian
List of tallest buildings in Auckland, Wikipedia
List of tallest buildings in Wellington, Wikipedia

Music played in this show

Artist: Nancy Sinatra
Song: Sugar Town
Composer: Lee Hazelwood
Album: Lightning's Girl

Artist:Pharrell Williams
Song: Happy
Album: Despicable Me 2 Soundtrack

Artist: Blerta
Song: Dance All Around the World
Composer: Simpson and Murphy
Label: EMI

Artist: Patti Page
Song: Old Cape Cod
Composer: Rothock, Yakus, Jeffrey