09:05 Shane Taurimu vetoed by Labour for Tamaki Makaurau candidacy after TVNZ report

Kevin Kenrick is the Chief Executive of TVNZ.

09:25 Call for all sports organisations to have child protection policies

Child protection organisations say too many sporting clubs and organisations don't have child protection policies, which is leaving children vulnerable to abuse. There have been eight cases in the past two years of sports coaches being charged with or convicted of abusing children they were coaching. Paul Cameron is the Chief Executive of Volleyball New Zealand. Anthea Simcock is the Chief Executive of Child Matters.

09:45 US correspondent Luiza Savage

10:05 Feature: Alison Nicol - Christchurch Bone Marrow Cancer Trust, Canterbury Child Cancer Foundation

Allison Nicol established the Child Cancer Foundation in Canterbury and is the CEO of Christchurch's Bone Marrow Cancer Trust.

10:30 Book review: Under Magnolia by Frances Mayes

Published by HarperCollins Publishers. Reviewed by David Hill.

10:45 The Reading: The Virgin and the Whale by Carl Nixon

A nurse looks after a returned soldier whose head injury has reduced him to an animal-like state with no memory. (Part 2 of 10).

11:05 Business commentator Rod Oram

Business commentator Rod Oram discusses next weeks budget, the Reserve Bank Governors comments on currency intervention; and the prospect that the RB might end restrictions on Loan to Value Ratios sooner rather than later.

11:30 Maranga Mai! Te Reo and the Marae in crisis? 

A new collection of essays asks is Te Reo and the Marae in Crisis, while investigating how the internet can make them more relevant for our tamariki. 

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11:45 Media commentator Gavin Ellis

Discusses Radio New Zealand ceo Paul Thompson's speech on the digital future, plus the TVNZ report on Shane Taurima and Fairfax's slash and burn across the ditch.