09:05 Far North acting mayor says region needs help

Sally Macauley is the acting Mayor of the Far North District Council.

09:20 Ebola outbreak in West Africa

Dr. Mark Salter, public health expert with Public Health England, explains the latest on the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, and concerns about its international spread. 

09:30 St John Ambulance responds to criticism of its new call assessment system

The ambulance service is a month into trialling a new system in Auckland - where if a call is designated as low priority by the emergency call taker, a paramedic or nurse calls back to give a fuller clinical assessment.

Norma Lane is the National Clinical Director for St John.

09:45 US correspondent Jack Hitt 

10:05 Tanya Byron: 'The Skeleton Cupboard - The Making of a Clinical Psychologist'

Is there a line between sanity and insanity? British author and clinical psychologist Tanya Byron tells tales of ordinary people struggling to cope with life's challenges in new book The Skeleton Cupboard.

10:30 Book review:  Summer House with Swimming Pool by Herman Koch

Reviewed by James Elliott, published by Text Publishing, RRP$37.00

10:45 The Reading: Stroke of Fate by Sophie Pascoe with Tony Smith

Autobiography of Sophie Pascoe, the Paralympic swim champion (2 of 6, RNZ)

11:05 Business commentator Rod Oram

Fonterra's announcement about a third farming hub in China.

11:20 Author and former Gawker editor, Emily Gould, on oversharing and being a woman in literary circles

Emily Gould is an American author, former Gawker.com co-editor, and publisher of the indie e-bookstore, Emily Books. Her own books are the essay collection And the Heart Says Whatever, the novel Friendship, and the young adult novel Hex Education (with Zareen Jaffery). Follow Emily on Twitter.           

11:45 Media commentator Gavin Ellis

Fallout from the Malaysia diplomat case.