09:05 The Reserve Bank raises interest rates from a record low

Shamubeel Eaqub, the principal economist at the NZ Institute of Economic Research, looks at the central bank's decision to raise interest rates by a quarter of a percentage point to 2.75%. New Zealand is the first developed country to raise rates since the global financial crisis.

09:20 Christchurch prepares for more heavy rain after last weeks serious floods

Ali Jones, Councillor representing Shirley-Papanui Ward, the worst affected by last weeks flooding.
For information on Floxton and surrounding areas residents can get information from the Christchurch City Council call centre on 03 941 8999.

09:30    How legal highs are impacting on Oamaru

Oamaru Community Constable Bruce Dow

09:45 UK correspondent Kate Adie

10:05 Feature: Chris Sullivan – Education
Chris Sullivan is the General Manager of Knowledge and Growth at Cognition Education.
The Auckland Festival of Education will be held from 21-23 March, at the Viaduct event Centre. It will be in Christchurch 23 March and in Wellington 29 March. More about Youth Mentoring

10:30 Fonterra's Managing Director of People, Culture and Strategy Maury Leyland
Fonterra is being charged by the Ministry of Primary Industries for failing to process milk powder.

10:35 Book review with Elisabeth Easther
The Blazing World by Siri Hustvedt. Published by Hodder

10:45 The Reading: The Incredible Melting Woman (Part 2) 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. Read by John Leigh.

11:05 New technology with Sarah Putt

Orcon is up for sale, crowdfunding your big idea is about to get easier and QuizUp boosts Iceland's tech sector.

11:30 Parenting commentator Sarb Johal discusses children and making friends.

11:45 TV review with Lara Strongman

Critiquing Reality TV: The Inspectors, Wednesdays 7.30pm, TV One; Drug Bust, Wednesdays 8pm, TV3 and Road Cops, Mondays 7.30pm, TV3.

Music played in this show

Title: How Come You Never Go There
Artist: Feist
Composer: Feist
Album: n/a
Label: Polydor
Time Broadcast: 9:20am

Title: Senor Blues
Artist: Mark Murphy
Composer: Silver
Album: Moonrise Kingdom Soundtrack
Label: Kent
TIme Broadcast: 9:46am

Title: Green Lights
Artist: Aloe Blacc
Composer: Dawkins
Album: Good Things
Label: Stonesthrow
TIme Broadcast: 10:05am

Title: Redeemer
Artist: Sola Rosa
Composer: Spraggon
Album: Sola Rosa Moves On
Label: FMR
TIme Broadcast: 11:25am