09:05 Warning that too many exercising women are undernourished and damaging their health

A stark warning that too many exercising women are not eating enough, with potential serious impacts on their fertility as well as bone and heart health. Dr Stella Milsom, Senior Reproductive Endochrinologist at National Women's Health in Auckland says she sees women every week who exercise for recreation but don't understand how to nourish their bodies adequately. We also hear from Dr Carlene Starck, an athlete and sport and exercise scientist from Massey University , and Dr Holly Thorpe, Waikato University Senior Lecturer in Sport and Leisure studies and convenor of the Female Athlete Health Symposium which begins today.

09:30 Study shows 90 percent of seabirds have plastic in their guts

A new international study estimates 90 percent of the world's seabirds have pieces of plastic in their stomachs. The Tasmania based Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation, CSIRO, has been studying birds and marine debris for several decades and has used computer modelling to look at how badly seabirds are being affected as more and more plastic goes into the ocean.

Dr Denise Hardesty is one of the lead researchers.

09:45 UK correspondent, Matthew Parris

10:05 Celia Lashlie's children speak about her legacy

Bek Henderson, Celia Lashlie and Gene Hyde at Celia's 60th birthday celebration

Bek Henderson, Celia Lashlie and Gene Hyde at Celia's 60th birthday celebration. Photo: Supplied.

Bek Henderson and Gene Hyde and a group of Celia supporters are trying to progress her unfinished work.

Celia Lashlie was an author, researcher, sociologist, parenting expert, social justice advocate, former prison officer and much loved commentator on Nine to Noon. She died in February this year, just weeks after discovering she had advanced cancer.

10:35 Book review: The Gilded Hour by Sara Donati

10:45 The Reading

"Driving to Midnight" a short story by Sarah Quigley read by Holly Shanahan.
Two women are driving through Sweden on new years eve eating pastries  and waiting for midnight.

11:05 New technology with Robbie Allan

11:25 Parenting - Playbourhood, getting children outside to play

Mike Lanza

Mike Lanza Photo: Supplied.

Mike Lanza is the author of  Playborhood: Turn Your Neighborhood Into a Place for Play. He also blogs at  Playborhood.com. He's focussed on getting children outside of the house to play, getting them away from screens. He has created a neighborhood play life for his three boys - at his home in Menlo Park, California, and all the neighbours' kids are welcome in the yard. He's also discovered and written about dozens of neighborhoods throughout North America that are doing innovative things to make a vibrant life for kids. Prior to his writing career, Mike was a five-time software and internet entrepreneur in Silicon Valley.  He holds an MA in Education, an MBA, and an MA and BA in Economics, all from Stanford University.

11:45 TV Review with Lara Strongman

Artist: Bryan Ferry
Song: Let's Stick Together
Composer: Ferry
Album: Bryan Ferry
Label: Virgin
Time: 9:35

Artist: Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds
Song: Breathless
Composer: Cave
Album: Abbatoir Blues/The Lyre of Orpheus
Label: Mute
Time: 11:20