09:05 Auckland public transport users have paid more than a million dollars in penalty fares in just 16 months under the new At Hop system

David Slack, columnist and regular Auckland public transport user; and Greg Edmonds, Auckland Transport's chief operating officer.

09:20 Mark Isaacs - An eyewitness account of life for asylum seekers at the Detention centre in Nauru

Mark was deployed by the Salvation Army to work with asylum seekers at the Nauru detention centre at the age of 24, despite having no social work training. He says the camp was built around destroying men and grinding them into the dust. He has written a book about his experiences, called The Undesirables

09:30 Prof. Matthew Parsons - e-books with a soundtrack

How synchronising a soundtrack to stories might increasing reading comprehension and engagement among children.

09:45 Africa correspondent Robyn Curnow

10:05 Feature: Dr Charles Elachi - Exploring the Unknown - To Mars and Beyond

NASA space explorer Dr Charles Elachi, who led the recent mission to Mars with a rover called Curiosity.

Dr Charles Elachi celebrating Curiosity's landing
Dr Charles Elachi celebrating Curiosity's landing

10:35 Book review with Quentin Johnson

The Martian by Andy Weir. Published by Del Ray

10:45 The Reading: Best Feet Forward by David Hill

A series of stories about five, ‘over sixties’ who meet every Sunday morning to walk together. As they walk, they talk, canvasing their thoughts and worries, achievements and failings. (Part 1 of 5)

11:05 Political commentators Mike Williams and Matthew Hooton  

11:30 Guest chef - Julia Milne

The Common Unity Project Aotearoa - At Epuni school - an urban farm which hopes to produce enough food to feed the entire school community within the next year.

Gallery: Urban farm project

The Common Unity Project Aotearoa - Facebook page

11:45 Off the beaten track with Kennedy Warne

Illustration of Lawyer's Wig mushroomsLinks:
Green Urban Living
CO Foragers - Facebook page
Foragers Treasury

Identifying fungi - Nature Watch

Illustration: Lawyer's wig – so tasty there should be a law against them! by Bob Martin, New Zealand Geographic

Music played in this show

Artist: David Bowie
Song: Life On Mars
Composer: Bowie
Album: Hunky Dory
Label: EMI

Artist: Nouvelle Vague
Song: Heart Of Glass
Composer: Stein / Harry
Album: Bande A Part
Label: Peacefrog