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Photo: AFP / Office of the Prime Minister

09:05 Analysis of Key's resignation

Why did he step down? Who fills his shoes? What does it mean for next years election? Kathryn Ryan speaks to political commentators Matthew Hooton and Stephen Mills.

09:20 John Key

Kathryn Ryan interviews John Key about his 8 years in the top job - and what comes next.

09:35 Will Italy's 'No' vote trigger a deeper crisis?

 Italy's Prime Minister, Matteo Renzi has quit  after losing a referendum about changing his country's cumbersome political system. Wolfango Piccoli is the Managing Director at the political risk consultancy firm "Teneo Intelligence".

Italy's Prime Minister Matteo Renzi announces his resignation

Italy's Prime Minister Matteo Renzi announces his resignation Photo: AFP

09:45 US Correspondent Susan Milligan

Kathryn Ryan talks to Susan Milligan about the latest in the Standing Rock pipeline controversy.

10:05 National MPs gather to discuss leadership

RNZ's political editor Jane Patterson reports from parliament, where National MPs have gathered to discuss their new leader.

10:15 Tim Harford - Messy in a tidy minded world

Tim Harford is a British author, a columnist for the Financial Times and the presenter of Radio 4's More or Less. His latest book is Messy, How to Be Creative and Resilient in a Tidy-Minded World. He argues that disorder can transform lives, and messiness should not necessarily be seen in negative terms.

Tim Harford

10:35 Book review - "Genghis Khan - The Man Who Conquered the World" by Frank McLynn

Reviewed by Quentin Johnson, published by Penguin Random House (NZ).

10:45 The Reading

Imperial Victory Spectacular, a short story by Steve Danby, read by Peter Dennet.

11:05 Business commentator Rod Oram

Rod Oram reflects on John Key's business and economic legacy.

11:30  The year of record immigration

Kathryn Ryan talks with demographer, Paul Spoonley of Massey University about the record numbers of permanent and temporary immigrants to New Zealand this year. He discusses whether immigrants are displacing New Zealanders in the labour market, and whether there is a net benefit to New Zealand. Professor Spoonley is Pro Vice-Chancellor of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences at Massey University.

11:45 Media commentator Gavin Ellis

Kathryn Ryan talks to Gavin Ellis about 24 hours being a long time in politics, looking at the avalanche of coverage of Prme Minister John Key's surprise resignation.

Music played in this show

Artist:   Christine Perfect
Song: I Want You
Composer: White
Album: I Want You
Label: Blue Horizon
Time: 09:47

Artist:   Frazey Ford
Song: September Fields
Composer: Ford
Album: Indian Ocean
Label: Imperial
Time: 10:00

Artist:   The XX
Song: On Hold
Composer: The XX
Album: I See You
Label: XL
Time: 11:39