09:05 Privacy Commissioner wants million dollar fines for breaches

Kathryn Ryan speaks to Privacy Commissioner, John Edwards, who has sent the Justice Minister a report recommending six changes to the Privacy Act - most of them intended to give his office more enforcement powers.

09:30 Have the tides changed since 'Puberty Blues' ?

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 "Chicks don't surf" - goes the final scene of the 1980s classic film Puberty Blues. How far have we come since then ? Surfing academic Rebecca Olive talks to Kathryn Ryan about the new and ongoing struggles facing women in contemporary sporting cultures. She's just co-edited a book with Dr Holly Thorpe called  "Women in Action Sport Cultures - Identity, Politics and Experience"

09:45 UK correspondent Kate Adie

Kate Adie on raging debates in the UK Parliament on Brexit and the upcoming visit by US President Donald Trump

10:05 NZ's unique flora and fauna

Kathryn Ryan talks to Entomologist, George Gibbs about the revised edition of his award winning book, Ghosts of Gondwana. His research has looked into why New Zealand plants and animals are so different to other countries.

10:35 Book review - "Istanbul" by Bettany Hughes

Reviewed by Sonja deFriez, published by Hachette NZ

10:45 The Reading

The Larnachs by Owen Marshall, told by Michele Amas and Owen Scott  (Part 3 of 12)

11:05 New technology with Sarah Putt

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Sarah Putt on Spark's move on startup TeamTalk, tech leaders standing up to Trump and could flying cars be a reality in a couple of years?

11:25 Play for the whole family

Landscape architect Catherine Hamilton, talks about designing the largest playground in the Southern Hemisphere - the award winning Christchurch Margaret Mahy Family Playground. She says the playground has become a draw card for all ages, and talks with Kathryn Ryan about the importance of play for children and adults.

11:45 Viewing with Tamar Munch

Tamar Munch has been watching Taboo about a 19th Century adventurer seeking vengeance for his father's death, UK series Fleabag, and documentary Beware the Slenderman.