09:05 Clinical trials, why NZ needs to play catch-up

Cancer experts are warning  New Zealand could be putting itself at a ten year disadvantage with leading edge cancer treatment, unless it ups its involvement in clinical trials. Cancer specialists say the rate at which genomics medicine is advancing means not actively taking part,  and letting other countries do the running, could put patients here at risk. Nine to Noon speaks to Professor Michael Findlay, the head of the Discipline of Oncology at the University of Auckland's School of Medical Sciences and Chris Jackson, the clinical director of the Cancer Society of New Zealand

09:20 What modern judges need to know

With different kinds of specialist courts such as drug courts and the Rangatahi court - which uses the traditional values of tikanga Maori with young Maori offenders - judges need to have more knowledge of what goes on in communities.  Professor Greg Reinhardt is the director of the Australasian Institute of Judicial Administration, based at Melbourne's Monash University and is at the forefront of innovations for the justice system in Australia and New Zealand and how courts operate.

09:45 Africa correspondent Debora Patta

10:05 Dr Tim Malloy - a new perspective on life

Dr Tim Malloy

Dr Tim Malloy Photo: RNZ/Carol Stiles

Dr Tim Malloy is a rural GP, and part time farmer, and someone who, over the years, has attended multiple quad bike accidents on farms in his area - helping to save victims' lives. But in January this year - Dr Malloy found himself deep in a ditch, seriously injured, with his 500cc quad bike on top of him. He talks to Kathryn about his recovery, physically and mentally, and returning to work with a new perspective on life and his profession.

10:35 Book review - Two Decades Naked by Leigh Hopkinson
reviewed by Naomi Arnold, published by Hachette

10:45 The Reading
Fitz by Jenifer Roberts, read by Owen Scott. Part 6 of 10.

11:05 Political commentators Matthew Hooton and Mike Williams

11:30 A taste of inner city gardens

We're making the most of the bounty from inner city gardens, including backyard honey.

Sarah Adams is an urban agriculture adviser at Wellington City Council which has just opened its sixteenth community garden in Wellington's Bond Street and Cenna Lloyd an apiarist from Local Flavour Urban Honey Co

11:45 Off the beaten track with Kennedy Warne

Kennedy Warne is in the Philippines where he has been looking at coral bleaching

Music played in this show

Artist: Avalanche City
Song:  Little Fire   
Composer: Baxter
Album:   We are for the Wild Places
Label:  Warner
Played at: 9.29

Artist:  The Beatles
Song:  Blackbird    
Composer: McCartney
Album: The White Album  
Label: Parlophone
Played at: 10.34

Artist: Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings
Song: Long time, Wrong Time
Composer: Gastlegum
Album:   Give the People What They Want
Label: Daptoneq
Played at: 11.30