09:05 Ukraine mobilises after President Vladimir Putin's "declaration of war"

Lucian Kim,  Journalist who has been covering Russia and Eastern Europe for 2 decades. 

09:15 New Zealand firms investigate prefabricated houses

Philip King, Fletcher Building group general manager investor relations and capital markets; Pamela Bell, PrefabNZ CEO; and Grant Porteous, Managing Director at the master franchise of G.J. Gardner Homes, New Zealand's largest home builder.

09:30 Stephen Dil, Vice chair of the funeral director's association

Funeral directors urge WINZ to increase its funeral grant.

09:45 Europe correspondent Seamus Kearney

10:05 Feature: James Laver

James Laver is based in Waipawa has made bats for some the modern game's biggest stars, including Brian Lara, Steve Waugh, Ricky Ponting, Ian Botham, and Viv Richards. 

10:35 Book review with Lisa Finucane

Under the Wide and Starry Sky by Nancy Horan. Published by Hodder

10:45 The Reading: A Small Victory by Robin McFarland

The first in a series of a short stories by Robin McFarland, all set in Salt, a fictitious town on the West Coast of the South Island. Mavis gets her revenge at the very end of her husband's life.

11:05 Political commentators Mike Williams and Matthew Hooton                      

11:30 Food - Bluff oysters

Bill Gold is the skipper of the vessel Polaris, which was expected to head out to catch some of the first Bluff oysters of the year. The season started on the 1st of March.

11:45 Urbanist Tommy Honey


The murkier side of transparency, Tim Harford The Undercover Economist
When Pedestrians Get Mixed Signals, NY Times
The Mean Streets of New York, NY Times
A City Safe for Walking, NY Times
In a Car-Culture Clash, It’s the Los Angeles Police vs. Pedestrians, NY Times

Music played in this show

Title: Calico Skies
Artist: Paul McCartney
Composer: McCartney
Album: Flaming Pie
Label: Uncut

Title: Bottom To The Top
Artist: Joan Armatrading
Composer: Armatrading
Album: To The Limit
Label: A & M

Title: Mama        
Artist: Hollie Smith
Composer: Smith
Album: Humour And The Misfortune Of Others
Label: EMI