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7:10 Prue Hyman - Equal pay

Prue Hyman

Prue Hyman Photo: BWB Books

Despite years of campaigning the pay gap between men and women remains 12 percent. Prue Hyman is a feminist economist who has spent decades researching gender inequality and advocating solutions.


7:30 News headlines

7:32 The House

A weekly digest of the events in Parliament.
Produced and presented by Daniela Maoate-Cox and Phil Smith




7:47 First time candidates: Tim van de Molen

Tim van de Molen

Tim van de Molen Photo: supplied

In the first of a regular series of profiles of first-time candidates in the upcoming general election Wallace speaks to Tim van de Molen - the National Party candidate in the Waikato electorate.








8:12 Insight: Rescuing NZ's Fresh Water

Information sign has arrow lined up on "high risk"

Algal blooms in the Selwyn River and Te Waihora/Lake Ellesmere call for "high risk" status Photo: ( RNz / Philippa Tolley)

Insight's presenter, Philippa Tolley checks out if enough is being done to clean-up the country's waterways.

8:40 Enrique Morones - Border Angels

After all the talk of building a wall between Mexico and the USA - Wallace speaks to Enrique Morones who is part of Border Angels - a group that provides water to those crossing the border in temperatures of up to 49 degrees Celsius. .

9:06 Mediawatch

The fallout from the media shut-out at Waitangi: more than just the media versus the marae? Also: a political pledge to get the state out of broadcasting, a local documentary you won't see on TV and a star presenter's flying visit.
Produced and presented by Colin Peacock and Jeremy Rose.

9:40 Andy Ellis - Recording the Dunedin sound

Andy Ellis has been a long time archivist of music in his hometown in Dunedin. During the 80s Andy would take a Sony Walkman to the gigs he went to, and record them. He talks to Wallace about his enormous collection of live recordings from one of the most influential eras in Dunedin music.

10:06 Gene Stone - Surviving Trump

Trump Survival Guide

Trump Survival Guide Photo: supplied

For those who were stunned (or shocked) by the election of Donald J. Trump as President of the USA, author Gene Stone has written a survival guide. It's called The Trump survival guide - everything you need to know about living through what you hoped would never happen. He joins Wallace to talk about why he needed to write this book.

10:40 Benjamin Law - Growing up Gaysian

Benjamin Law

Benjamin Law Photo: supplied

Australian writer Benjamin Law joins Wallace to talk about his new television show, based on his experience of growing up gay in a Chinese-Australian family.



11:05 Emma Hall - Political theatre

Emma Hall

Emma Hall Photo: Supplied

Australian Emma Hall is the writer and performer of the political one-woman comedy We May Have to Choose heading to Auckland Fringe from 21-25 Feb before Wellington Fringe from 2-11 March. We May Have to Choose is a monologue involving a list of declarations about the universe. It has toured Edinburgh, Perth, Brisbane, Adelaide and Melbourne fringe festivals, scooping up eight nominations and three awards.














11:35 Barbara Bestor - Strange beauty

Barbara Bestor

Barbara Bestor Photo: Spencer Lowell

Barbara Bestor is the founder and head of Bestor Architecture in Los Angeles. She has been listed among the six women who changed the face of LA architecture. Her work is dedicated to the idea that 'everyone should experience strange beauty everyday' and her designs include Beats By Dre headquarters in Culver City - dubbed  one of the coolest offices in the world. She is author of Bohemian Modern: Living in Silver Lake. Barbara Bestor is in Aotearoa for 'in:situ 2017' - the national conference of the New Zealand Institute of Architects.

Music played in this show

Artist: Donna Summer
Song: She Works Hard for the Money
Composer: Omartian, Summer
Album: Donna Summer: Endless Summer, Greatest Hits (Compilation)
Label: Casablanca
Broadcast Time: 9:35

Artist: Joni Mitchell
Song: Both Sides, Now
Composer: Mitchell
Album: Clouds
Label: Reprise
Broadcast Time: 10:30

Artist: Pitch Black
Song: Bird Soul
Composer: Hodgson, Free
Album: Rude Mechanicals
Label: Remote
Broadcast Time: 11:25