09:05 Concerns about effectiveness of morning after pill

Major concerns about the effectiveness of the Emergency Contraception for women over 75kg. Overseas research shows the Emergency Contraceptive, known as the Morning after pill – is less effective for women who weigh over 75kg – and ineffective for women who weigh more than 80kg.

Dr Christine Roke, National Medical Advisor for Family Planning; and Community Pharmacist Linda Caddick, Manager of Professional Services for the Pharmacy Guild.

09:20 Hone Harawira

Mana party leader sets the scene in election year.

09:45 Australia correspondent, Bernard Keane

10:05 Feature: Natalie Haynes - Author, Literary awards judge, classicist and comedian

Natalie Haynes is a writer, classicist and comedian, whose first novel, The Amber Fury, has just been published. She also wrote the book, The Ancient Guide to Modern Life, has made numerous documentaries for the BBC about both comedy and the classical world, and has appeared on numerous comedy panel shows. Natalie read Classics at Christ's College, Cambridge, where she was a member of the Cambridge Footlights, before a decade-long career in stand-up comedy. Literary awards she has judged include the Man Booker Prize and the Orange Prize.

10:25 Book review with John King

The Black-Eyed Blonde by Benjamin Black. Published by Mantle.

10:45 The Reading: Blindsight by Maurice Gee

A satirical take on contemporary New Zealand society and politics. About love and relationships, power and the past, it's loaded too with spin; political, social, and literary. (Part 3 of 12)

11:05 Marty Duda's artist of the week: Nickel Creek

Nickel Creek started out as a bluegrass band, but over the years they have branched out to include elements of jazz, classical and rock & roll.

1. The Lighthouse’s Tale – Nickel Creek taken from 2000 album, “Nickel Creek” (Sugar Hill)
2. I Should’ve Known Better – Nickel Creek taken from 2002 album, “This Side” (Sugar Hill)
3. Eveline – Nickel Creek taken from 2005 album “Why Should The Fire Die?” (Sugar Hill)
4. Destination – Nickel Creek taken from 2014 album, “A Dotted Line” (Nonesuch)

11:30 Employment law commentator Andrew Scott Howman

11:45 Science commentator Siouxsie Wiles

Music played in this show

Artist: Our Day Will Come
Song: Amy Winehouse
Composer: Garson / Hillard
Album: Lioness
Label: Island
Broadcast time: 09:28am

Artist: Wanda Jackson
Song: Mean Mean Man
Composer: Jackson
Album: n/a
Label: Ace
Broadcast time: 10:06am

Artist: Neil Finn
Song: Dizzy Heights
Composer: Finn
Album: Dizzy Heights
Label: Lester
Broadcast time: 10:38am

Artist: Nickel Creek
Song: The Lighthouses Tale
Composer: n/a
Album: Nickel Creek
Label: Sugar Hill
Broadcast time: 11:11

Artist: Nickel Creek
Song: I Should've Known Better
Composer: n/a
Album: This Side
Label: Sugar Hill
Broadcast time: 11:17am

Artist: Nickel Creek
Song: Eveline
Composer: n/a
Album: Why Should The Fire Die?
Label: Sugar Hill
Broadcast time: 11:23am

Artist: Nickel Creek
Song: Destination
Composer: n/a
Album: Why Should The Fire Die?
Label: Nonesuch
Broadcast time: 11:28am