09:05 New Zealand First leader election year interview

Winston Peters is the leader of NZ First, which is polling at around the 5 percent threshold for getting MPs into parliament without winning an electorate seat, meaning it could yet hold the balance of power after voters go to the polls on September 20.

09:30 Measles outbreak and how it's tracking

Dr Richard Hoskins is the Auckland Regional Public Health Service Medical Officer of Health.
Ministry of Health – Healthline 0800 611 116

09:45 Australia with Karen Middleton

Chief Political Correspondent for SBS

10:05 Feature: Dr Penny Sartori – Near Death experiences

New book about Near Death Experiences by British intensive care nurse and academic Dr Penny Sartori, explores near death experiences, and caring for patients who are close to death.

10:35 Book review with Graham Beattie     

Trouble in Mind by Jeffery Deaver. Published by Hodder,

10:45 The Reading: The Incredible Melting Woman (Part 1) by Robin McFarland Another in the series of short stories by Robin McFarland, all set in Salt, a fictitious town on the West Coast of the South Island. Tony builds a sweat lodge, then a yurt, and with them deals to his sister-in-law.

11:05 Marty Duda's artist of the week - XTC

XTC was one of the smartest – and catchiest – British pop bands to emerge from the punk and new wave explosion of the late '70s.

1. This Is Pop? – XTC from 1978 album, 'White Music' (Virgin)
2. Making Plans For Nigel – XTC from 1979 album, 'Drums And Wires' (Virgin)
3. Dear God – XTC from 1986 album, 'Skylarking' (Geffen)
4. Mayor Of Simpleton – XTC from 1989 album, 'Oranges & Lemons' (Geffen)

11:20 Sports Law with Paul David

Paul David is an Auckland barrister. He attended the 2013 AMINZ conference where he presented a paper, The Rise of Arbitration in the World of Sport.

11:45 Arts commentator Courtney Johnston

Katy Perry’s eyelashes, a new sculpture for Christchurch, a big book prize for New Zealand art historians, and when is it okay and not okay for artists to smash things?

V&A rapid response collecting - Dezeen magazine
Neil Dawson’s ‘Spires’
‘Art in Oceania’ wins prestigious Art Book Prize
Ai Weiwei vase is destroyed by protester at Miami museum - New York Times


Music played in this show

Title: For What It's Worth
Artist: Cher
Composer: Stills
Album: 3614 Jackson Highway
Label: Soul Jazz

Title: This Is Pop
Artist: XTC
Composer: Partridge / Moulding
Album: White Music
Label: Virgin

Title: Making Plans For Nigel
Artist: XTC
Composer: Partridge / Moulding
Album: Drums And Wires
Label: Virgin

Title: Dear God
Artist: XTC
Composer: Partridge / Moulding
Album: Skylarking
Label: Geffen

Title: Mayor Of Simpleton
Artist: XTC
Composer: Partridge / Moulding
Album: Oranges And Lemons
Label: Geffen