09:05 High rate of deaths in the forestry industry

The Council of Trade Unions is taking its own legal action against two forestry companies over the deaths of workers on the job because it says Worksafe New Zealand is not holding the industry to account for safety breaches. We hear from CTU President Helen Kelly.

09:20 High rate of deaths in the forestry industry

Maryanne Butler-Finlay's husband Charles Finlay was killed on the job in the Kinleith Forest, near Tokoroa, in July last year.

09:30 Worksafe NZ on its investigations into safety the forestry industry

WorkSafe New Zealand's General Manager of Health and Safety Operations, Ona De Roy.

09:45 US correspondent Luiza Savage

10:05 Feature: Writer and performer Rebecca Vaughan on Jane Austen's women

Writer and performer Rebecca Vaughan, in her latest theatrical show, brings to life 13 of Jane Austen's heroines. It's not the first time the playwright has explored historical perspectives on womanhood, with her previous shows exploring the lives of Queen Elizabeth I, Marilyn Monroe, and female gothic writers. Rebecca Vaughan studied English Literature at Cardiff University, and has TV and theatre acting credits to her name.

10:30 Book review: Deathless by Catherynne M. Valente

Reviewed by Sonja de Freiz

10:45 The Reading: First Visit by Albert Wendt

An Auckland lawyer moves with her husband to his village in Samoa and tries to get them to treat her like just another family member. (Part 1 of 2)

11:05 Politics from the left and right

Political commentators Mike Williams and Matthew Hooton

11:30 French Food with Jo Crabb

Martinborough chef and restaurateur Jo Crabb divides her time between running her cooking school in Martinborough and spending time in France, she will share three French recipes: Tarte Au Roquefort, Petit Sale Aux Lentilles and Sweet Brioche. Her book is My Two Heavens - A cooking life between Martinborough and a village in France, published by Random House NZ.


Tarte Au Roquefort
Petit Sale Aux Lentilles
Sweet Brioche

11:45 Media commentator Gavin Ellis

A court ruling on right to privacy for children of celebrities, Sina Weibo – the Chinese social media site.