Monday to Friday, 9am - Midday

9:10 Ray Suarez

A year on since the Haiti earthquake that claimed about 200,000 lives and left another 2 million homeless; PBS journalist and host of America Abroad

9:25 Tania McBride

New Zealander Tania McBride is a communications officer for Unicef, dividing her time between New York and Haiti

9:40 Julia Baird

US Correspondent on the mass shooting in Tuscon Arizona, which has seriously injured Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords

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10:10 Queensland Flood update

Donna Field, ABC correspondent on the extent of devastation caused by the flood in the city of Brisbane .

10:15 Barry Read

Kiwi Inventors who should be Famous: utilising his background in Architectural, Film and Television design, Barry makes 3-D visuals, including the Giant Rugby Ball used to promote the Rugby World Cup in London and Paris. Now he's developing Cool Trainz…

10:35 Your Place

Krista Fullerton, her husband Forrest Chambers and their four children have taken on the job as DoC volunteers who live on and maintain d'Urville Island, located at the top of the South Island

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10:45 Great Moments in NZ Pop History by Mitchell Hawkes: #7 - Telethon

A celebrity driven varity extravaganza that appeared on New Zealand televisions from 1975 and raised millions for charity

10:50 Jim Flynn

Intelligence expert, professor of politics and author of 'The Torchlight List: Around the World in 200 Books'. Jim believes that reading great literature could be better than a university education.

Today's recommendations: Charles Dickens - A Tale of Two Cities & David Copperfield; Evelyn Waugh - Decline and Fall; Kingsley Amis - Lucky Jim; George Orwell - The Road to Wigan Pier; Ian McEwan - On Chesil Beach

11:20 Duncan Grieve

Musical selections for the summer season... The Clean

11:30 Dominic Corry

Dom's pick of films that are unheralded, underrated or forgotten, yet worthy of attention: The Big Fan, The Last Days of Disco, Talk Radio, Cronocrimenes & Black Dynamite

11:45 Andrew Steens

Tips for the summer garden - tomatoes

11:50 Great Moments in NZ Pop History by Mitchell Hawkes

Sport - the underarm bowling incident (1981 Australia versus NZ in cricket), All Blacks and the haka, also The Dog Show


Tama Waipara - Take a Walk feat. Emily King (NZ)
Elvis Costello and the Attractions - Green Shirt
Hallelujah Picassos - Lovers + (NZ)
The Cure - Just Like Heaven
The Clean - Getting Older (NZ)
Ladi6 - Bang Bang (NZ)