Monday to Friday, 10am - Midday

10:10 Skiking - what's that?

Scott Kvick is a 20-year-old geology student at the University of Otago. He decided he wanted to travel from Cape Reinga to Bluff under his own steam to raise money for two charities. But to make it interesting he's not walking or cycling, he's skiking. Scott joins Noelle to explain.

10:25 Kiwis Who Should Be Famous

Felicia Edgecombe has nominated a man who's had a great influence one many young Kiwis through the New Zealand Youth Choir. Dr Guy Jansen has worked in music education and been the inspiration of many choirs over his long career.

10:40 Science Spot

Gareth Renowden from the blog Hot Topic and joins the show to discuss everything from Copenhagen and the science of climate change to what the white Christmas in Europe really tells us about the environment.

11:08 Captain Kremmin Daily Serial

Kenny Everett's space creation journeys to Vector 9 ...

11:10 Feature Interview: CK Stead

CK Stead, the novelist, literary critic, poet and essayist, joins Noelle for a wide ranging discussion about literature, the process of writing, New Zealand and the Seresin Landfall Residency. CK Stead was the inaugural winner of the residency in 2009 and is keen to encourage applications for programme in 2010. Writers have till 31st January to apply.

11:30 New Music in 2010

Troy Ferguson will be in the studio to give us his selection of the best the new year as to offer.