09:05 Lake snow, 'the new didymo'

The growing threat of Lake snow, the didymo like algal slime invading NZ's most iconic lakes.

Dr Don Robertson is the Chair of the Guardians of Lake Wanaka & a member of the Guardians of Lake Hawea. Dean Olsen from Otago regional council manages the team in charge of monitoring the lakes & Marc Schallenberg is a University of Otago lake researcher.

09:20 From volume to value: ex Fonterra executive Maury Leyland

Cows in a paddock in the Hawke's Bay area

Photo: RNZ / Cole Eastham-Farrelly

What is the key to the New Zealand primary sector going from low cost commodity producer to marketer of high value consumer goods? It's a challenge for the whole primary sector exporting commodities with a value of $37 billion which by the time they reach consumers, are worth $200 billion.  Kathryn Ryan talks to former Fonterra executive Maury Leyland, who's now involved with the primary sector think tank, Te Hono.

09:45 Europe correspondent Seamus Kearney

A key plank in the EU's response to the ongoing migrant crisis is slammed as an "abject failure" as figures reveal only a small number have been resettled across the bloc. It was meant to be the key plank in Brussels' fight to show it was dealing with the migrant crisis unfolding on Europe's doorstep.

10:05 Tony Quinn: from growing up in a caravan to self made millionaire

From growing up in a caravan in Scotland to making mega-bucks from pet food and owning a motor racing track, or two, Tony Quinn has had an eventful life. The self-made millionaire has an eclectic portfolio:  he owns two motor-racing tracks and two confectionery companies. He tells his story to Kathryn Ryan.

10:35 Book review - Behold the Dreamers by Imbolo Mbue

Reviewed by Hannah August, published by HarperCollins 

10:45 The Reading

Going Up Is Easy by Lydia Bradey - Part 1 of 10

Stephen Mills and Matthew Hooton

Stephen Mills and Matthew Hooton Photo: Dru Falkner / RNZ

11:05 Political commentators Matthew Hooton and Stephen Mills

Talking politics, with housing in Auckland hitting the one million dollar mark, has John Key changed his position on prices falling?  

Judy Inglis and Emily Thomas

11:30 Fresh is best

Mother and daughter duo, Judy Inglis and Emily Thomas run the Colenso cafe on the Coromandel Peninsula which is nestled in an orange grove. They share their passion for using only fresh ingredients and how they use their unique setting to create beautiful dishes.

11:45 Off the beaten track with Kennedy Warne

Kennedy Warne has been taking a road trip from east to west, coast to coast, Kaeo to Pawarenga, in the Far North. 

Music played in this show

Artist: Cut off your hands
Song: Oh Girl
Time: 09:35

Artist:  Ahradhna Patel
Song:  Keep my cool 
Time:  10:20

Artist:   Lee Fields
Song:   Money i$ King
Time:  10:34