09:05 David Cunliff, Labour party leader

Labour leader looks ahead to this year's election campaign.

Nine To Noon's election year interviews

09:30 Stargazing

Professor Brian Cox, OBE is an English physicist and former musician, a Royal Society University Research Fellow, PPARC Advanced Fellow at the University of Manchester.

09:45 US correspondent Jack Hitt

10:05 Feature: Margaret MacMillan - Historian and author  

Margaret MacMillan is a professor of international history at St Antony's College, Oxford. She discusses her new book The War that Ended Peace: How Europe Abandoned Peace for the First World War. It has been described by former US Secretary of State Madeleine Albright as "one of the finest books I have ever read on the causes of World War I". She is visiting New Zealand next month for Writers Week at the New Zealand Festival of the Arts.

10:35 Book review with David Hill

The Days of Anna Madrigal by Armistead Maupin. Published by Doubleday.

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 7 of 10)

11:05 Business commentator Rod Oram

11:30 Australian Contemporary Circus

Australian Contemporary Circus artistic director Yaron Lifschitz who's bringing his troupe's new show "Beyond" to the New Zealand Festival.

11:45 Media commentator Gavin Ellis

Music played in this show

Artist: Stevie Wonder
Song: Living for the City
Composer: Wonder
Label: Motown

Artist: Louis Prima
Song: Fever
Composer: Cooly/Davenport
Album: Mambo in the Mainstream
Label: Fantastic

Artist: Southside of Bombay
Song: What's the Time Mr Wolf
Composer: H Abraham