09:05 Green party co-leader election year interview

Green party co-leader Russel Norman discusses what the party would want in return for their support for a Labour-led government. The third largest party in parliament is polling at around 10 percent and is expected to play a significant role if Labour gets enough votes to be in a position to form a government after the election.

09:30 The latest developments in the Ukraine with correspondent Nick Harper from the UN in New York

09:35 Child protection

Randell Alexander, MD, PhD is Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Florida, Chief of the Division of Child Protection and Forensic Pediatrics, and Statewide Medical Director for the Florida Child Protection Teams.

09:45 US correspondent Luiza Savage

10:05 Feature: Masaki Suzuki - Musical Director Maestro

Masaaki Suzuki is an international authority on the work of Bach, and has been lauded as one of the most powerful figures in music. He is the founder and musical director of the Bach Collegium Japan, which was formed in 1990 to introduce Japanese audiences to great works from the Baroque period. They are in New Zealand for the New Zealand Festival.

10:30 Nick Harper, Correspondent at the UN

Emergency UN security council meeting in New York to discuss the crisis in Ukraine.

10:40 Book review with Louise O'Brien

Burial Rites by Hannah Kent. Published by Picador

10:45 The Reading: One Fine Day 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 Business commentator Rod Oram

11:30 Dave Ciccoricco, Senior Lecturer in English at the University of Otago

Digital fiction: does it pose a  threat to the future of stories written for the page?

Geoff Ryman's interactive novel
Lance Olsen
The Last Day of Betty Nkomo

11:45 Media commentator Gavin Ellis

Music played in this show

Title: Long Time, Wrong Time
Artist: Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings
Composer: n/a
Album: Give The People What They Want
Label: Shock

Title: Tennessee Me       
Artist: The Secret Sisters
Composer: Rogers / Rogers
Album: The Secret Sisters
Label: Universal