09:05 Is Air BnB doing its bit?

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AirBnb's New Zealand head of policy, Brent Thomas, talks to Kathryn Ryan about bed tax, disruption and whether it's a threat to NZ rental stock. Chris Roberts the Chief Executive of the Tourism Industry Aotearoa

09:20 How should NZ prepare for the disruption of Artificial Intelligence?

The Institute of Directors says Artificial Intelligence is set to have an enormous impact on the way business and society operates, including productivity and employment. Kathryn Ryan talks with Felicity Caird, manager of the Institute's Governance Leadership Centre about how we can prepare.

09:30 Kathrine Switzer - 50 years on 

Kathrine Switzer at Scorching Bay

Kathrine Switzer at Scorching Bay Photo: Hagen Hopkins

It's half a century since American long-distance runner Kathrine Switzer first competed in the Boston Marathon, changing running for women forever.  At the age of 70, she's preparing to mark that anniversary by running it again.  This time she'll be joined by mainly female runners from countries around the world, in a continued effort to empower women, this time by raising funds for non-competitive running communities.

09:45 USA correspondent Gabrielle Levy​

Kathryn Ryan talks US political matters with Washington reporter Gabrielle Levy, she is from the US News and World Report.

10:05 Storytelling in virtual reality

Australian artist and filmmaker Lynette Wallworth on exploring the power of storytelling in virtual reality. Foreign Policy magazine has named her as one of 2016's "100 Leading Global Thinkers." Her latest work Collisions is a VR journey to remote Australian desert - and tells of an indigenous elder's first contact with western culture. Lynette will be in New Zealand later this week, presenting at Te Papa and AUT.

10:35 Book review

An Uncertain Grace by Krissy Kneen. Reviewed by Holly Walker

10:45 The Reading

11:05 Business commentator Rod Oram

The Warehouse embarks on a big shakeup to position itself better for online retailing, Intueri, a vocational education provider, tries to sell its assets and Restaurant Brands pins its hopes for growth on overseas operations.

11:30 Tree pruning with Xanthe White

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Kathryn Ryan talks to landscape designer Xanthe White, on why you shouldn't be afraid to prune trees in the city

11:45 Media commentator Gavin Ellis

Newsroom, the brainchild of two of the country's top journalists, promises journalism on things that matter. Its launch offering - with a scoop on caged chicken eggs - lived up to the promise. Also what will the resignation of Fairfax New Zealand CEO, Simon Tong, mean for the proposed merger with NZME and what can we read into the delay in announcing the Commerce Commission's decision on the merger?

Gavin Ellis is a former editor of the New Zealand Herald.  He can be contacted on gavin.ellis@xtra.co.nz