Jesse Mulligan, 1–4pm for Monday 8 November 2010

1:10 Best Song Ever Written

The Banks of the Musselshell by Tom Russell as chosen by Peter Barker of Wellington.

1:15 8 Months To Mars - what would well-known people do on an trip to Mars?

Richard O'Brien is back, not as Riff Raff, the character he made famous in the movie version of his show, but as a criminologist and narrator in The Rocky Horror Show.

2:10 Feature Stories

Australian charities are helping homeless Kiwis get oft the streets and onto planes back to New Zealand. Twelve New Zealanders in the last three months have been flown home with the help of Travellers Aid.

For the first time ever, one of the most vicious predators of our native birds has been spotted on the renowned nature reserve, Kapiti Island. A Department of Conservation contractor spotted a dreaded stoat, and DOC staff say they are taking the sighting very seriously

2:30 Reading

Episode six of Butler's Ringlet by Laurence Fearnley, read by Matthew Chamberlain.

2:45 He Rourou

Speak Maori as often as you can wherever you can, that's the push from advocates of the Maori language. Ana Tapiata also talks with Katarina Mataira about the role of mothers to revitalise te reo Maori and the ways to encourages fathers to play their part

2:50 Feature Album

The Paul McCartney and Wings record Band On The Run is out on re-issue in various formats, including a 4-CD boxed set and is our feature album today.

3:12 Author Slot

Rob Mundle is a champion yachtsman and journalist, he's covered seven Americas Cups, sailed in three Sydney to Hobarts. He comes from a long line of sailors, and he himself can sail any sort of boat with sails on it. More than that too, he knows the oceans of which he writes. There are 10 admired books of his about sailing; his latest is Bligh - Master Mariner.

3:33 This Way Up

3:47 Our Changing World

Today, about seventeen New Zealanders will have a stroke.

Stroke is the major cause of adult disability in this country, and occurs when there's a sudden interruption of blood flow to a part of the brain, often resulting in paralysed arms or legs.

Currently, there's no drug available for promoting recovery after a stroke. But that may be about to change.

Andrew Clarkson from the University of Otago and his colleagues have been testing a new class of drugs on mice. As Ruth Beran discovers, their results are dramatic.

4:06 The Panel

Stephen Franks and Neil Miller