Monday to Friday, 10am - Midday

10:10 Kiwi Summer Overseas

New Zealand's finest stationed overseas tell us how they've been celebrating the festive season in Timor-Leste, Sudan, and Afghanistan.

10:20 Kiwis Who Should be Famous

Over the four weeks of Summer Noelle we're asking you to nominate amazing Kiwis who should be famous. The candidates can be living or dead and from any field of work or walk of life. Scientists, activists, aid workers, teachers, inventors, artists, singers, sportsmen and women, politicians ... anyone! It's all about celebrating the great, understated and unsung Kiwi hero.

National MP Hekia Parata gets the ball rolling with her nomination for an unsung Kiwi heroine, her great grandmother, Meteroa Ngarimu Reedy.

If you know a Kiwi who the New Zealand public should know more about email your nominations to

10:30 Graham Beattie's Books for the Bach

Graham Beattie from Beattie's Book Blog has sorted through thousands of titles to bring you the best collection of books to read while you're relaxing in the summer sunshine.

10:50 Album of the Decade

As the decade draws to a close - we'll be looking back over the last 10 years in music and asking which album sums up the Noughties?

11:10 Daily Serial - Kenny Everett's Captain Kremman

Captain Kremmen is science fiction radio serial written and performed by the eccentric British Radio host Kenny Everett. It follows the exploits of the eponymous vain and dim-witted spaceship captain around the galaxy.

11:10 Tui Science Project

Fabiana Kukbe tells us about her 'citizen science' project to get people involved in collecting important data on the Tui over the summer. To find out more head to Fabiana's website.

11:30 1001 Best Things to do and see in New Zealand

Peter Janssen, the author of 1001 Best Things to do and see in New Zealand, is a one man walking encyclopedia of the sites and sounds New Zealand. Over the first week of the programme Peter will guide us around the best beaches, pubs, museums and oddities New Zealand has on offer.