Navigation for Queen's Birthday

8:10 am Eight till Noon with Richard Langston

A morning of reflection, conversation and entertainment.

8:14 Keith Rankin - Political Economist talks about his proposal to change the Statutory holidays to include Matariki and exclude Queens Birthday weekend

8:35 Lewis J. Holden - Chair of the New Zealand Republican Movement

8:50 Dr Sean Palmer - Chair of Monarchist New Zealand

9:10 Mike Joy - Ecologist on why he had to speak up about the state of our lakes and rivers        

11:10 Ceri Wells - Patent Lawyer:  Protect your invention            

11:40 Simon Peacock - Head chef at Government house. Recipe: Government House Coronation Chicken Sandwiches

11:10 Simon Reynolds (Writer) Why popular music is creatively dead 

11:40 Gustav Temple - The Chaps who staged the siege of Saville Row

12:00 pm The World at Noon

A roundup of news and sport.

12:12 pm Matinee Idle with Phil O'Brien and Simon Morris

Phil and Simon present a right royal afternoon music and entertainment (with the help of Kelle Howson)

5:00 pm The World at Five

A roundup of today's news and sport, including Global Business from the BBC.

5:45 pm Everybody WINZ, by Rebecca Barnes

A quirky, dark comedy recorded as part of the audio drama training course at Toi Whakaari, the Drama School (RNZ).,

6:06 pm Melon Cauliflower, by Tom McCrory

By telling us his story, an ageing man, Prospero, gains our indulgence and is freed of his past grief over the death of his wife (RNZ)

7:06 pm The Art of Monarchy

BBC Arts Editor Will Gompertz explores the long history of the Monarchy through the monarchs who have ruled these islands and the works of art they have acquired (BBC)

7:30 pm Insight

In-depth analysis of a topical issue (RNZ)

8:10 pm A Day in the Life of Chip Matthews

Nick Atkinson follows a day in the busy life of Chip Matthews' whose redoubtable bass playing can be heard on many New Zealand recordings from Che Fu to Anika Moa and Opensouls (RNZ)

8:35 pm Windows on the World

International public radio features and documentaries.

10:00 pm News and Late Edition

Radio New Zealand news, and the day's best interviews from Radio New Zealand National.

10:15 pm What's The Word

America's literary discussion show, hosted by Sally Placksin (MLA)