09:05  MH370 search head on new debris find

New debris found on a beach in the southeast African nation of Mozambique has been tentatively identified as a part from the same type of aircraft as MH370.  The aircraft disappeared with 239 people on board on its way from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing almost two years ago. A massive grid search of the Indian Ocean floor is underway, lead by the Australian Transportation Safety Board. Chief Commissioner Martin Dolan talks to Kathryn about the significance of the latest find and how much longer the search will continue.

09:20 Nelson medical cannabis case

A Nelson woman who avoided a lengthy jail term for importing cannabis hopes her case will help other medicinal users. Rebecca Reider, who has complex chronic pain syndrome, was facing five charges for possession of cannabis oil and other products. She was also charged with importing cannabis products - chocolate bars with edible cannabis; a conviction which could have resulted in an eight-year jail term. She was discharged without conviction. Her lawyer Sue Grey argued the law allows exemptions where the medication was prescribed overseas.

children climbing tree

09:30 Why have so many schools banned kids from climbing trees?

The Principals Association estimates that most primary schools have banned tree climbing for safety reasons. AUT Sport and recreation researcher, Dr Scott Duncan says this is short sighted and limits kid's opportunities to challenge themselves physically and get closer to nature. 
He'll join other parenting and recreation experts next week to speak at event called Rewild the Child - hosted by visiting British documentary maker David Bond, whom we interviewed back in 2014 about his attempts to get his kids off their screens and into the outdoors. 

09:45 Pacific issues correspondent, Michael Field

10:05 Ice fishing huts of Canada

Icefishing is as quintessential a winter activity in Canada as ice hockey, skiing and curling.

In temperatures as low as -20 Celsius, fishermen and women - but mostly men - head out onto Canada's many frozen lakes and bays, erecting temporary shelters, inside which they cut a hole in the ice and get fishing.
Toronto based Richard Johnson has spent more than nine winters traveling to all of Canada's provinces photographing the quirky, personalised ice huts

10:35 Children's Book Review with Lesley Stead

Lesley Stead of Paige's Book Gallery in Whanganui reviews four picture book biographies for children.

Swan. The Life and Dance of Anna Pavlova
Author: Laurel Snyder
Illustrator: Julie Morstad
Publisher: Chronicle Books
Genre: Non-fiction picture book

Coco Chanel
Author: Isabel Sanchez Vegara
Illustrator: Ana Albero
Publisher: Frances Lincoln
Genre: Non-fiction picture book
Translator: Emma Martinez

Manfish. A Story of Jacques Cousteau
Author: Jennifer Berne
Illustrator: Eric Puybaret
Publisher: Chronicle Books
Genre: Non-fiction picture book

Shackleton's Journey
Author: William Grill
Illustrator: William Grill
Publisher: Flying Eye Books
Genre: Non-fiction picture book

10:45 The Reading

Bulibasha by Witi Ihimaera read by George Henare (Part 5 of 15)

11:05 Grant Smithies on Womad

Founded by Peter Gabriel in 1982, WOMAD launched here in NZ a decade later (1992), with this year's event taking place March 18th-20th at Taranaki's Bowl of Brooklands. Grant Smithies checks out three key acts from this year's festival (Songhoy Blues, Asha Bhosle and De La Soul) and also unleashes a classic single from Manchester punk band, Buzzcocks, who are touring around the same time.  

11:30 Sports commentator Brendan Telfer

11:45 The week that was with Te Radar and Michele A'Court