09:05 Workplace deaths remain high

Health & Safety

Health & Safety Photo: 123rf.com

A year on from the introduction of new tougher health and safety law workplace death statistics have barely changed. In the year to the middle of October 42 people died on the job, compared to 43 for all of 2015.

Federated Farmers' Health and Safety spokesperson Katie Milne, Health and Safety lawyer Phillip McCarthy and outgoing Worksafe Chief Executive Gordon MacDonald.

09:25 The Politics of Learning

Kathryn talks to Professor Gert Biestra from Brunel University in London argues that we are increasingly being spurred to become lifelong learners as a way of producing the outcomes the global economy needs - not what the individual needs. He calls it the "learnification of education".

09:45 Australia correspondent Karen Middleton

The Australian government grapples with president-elect Trump and the immigration minister is under fire for profiling Lebanese-Australians as terrorists.

10:05 Prisoners help to build NZ's most sustainable buildings

Kathryn Ryan speaks to Sam Judd from Sustainable Coastlines, who's got inmates at Auckland Prison​ involved in building an education centre, which they hope will be the country's most sustainable building.

10:35 NZ Books Review - "Back with the Human Condition" by Nick Ascroft

Reviewed by Harry Ricketts, published by Victoria University Press.

10:45 The Reading

The Party Line by Sue Orr read by Miriama Mc Dowell (Part 3 of 10)

11:05 Marty Duda's artist of the week

This week Marty Duda features the music of New Zealand’s finest Americana artist, The Eastern. The band's leader Adam McGrath is getting together with Canadian-American roots rock group The Band  to  celebrate the 40th Anniversary of The Last Waltz…The Band’s farewell concert as filmed by Martin Scorsese


11:20 Lisa Argilla wildlife vet

Kathryn Ryan talks to Veterinarian Association's Wildlife Society president and former Wellington Zoo veterinary sciences manager Lisa Argilla about plans to set up a new wildlife hospital in Dunedin.

11:45 Media law commentator Ursula Cheer

Canterbury University Professor Ursula Cheer discusses the Aaron Smith toilet saga and takes a look back at some of the big events in media law of the year, including the fallout from Ponytailgate, the raid on Nicky Hager and the Harmful Digital Communications Act.