09:05 Job Layoffs

Peter Robinson, CEO of Tritec, a buggy-making firm that's recently gone into receivership; Peter Townsend, Chief Executive of the Canterbury Employers' Chamber of Commerce.

09:20 Job Layoffs

Peter Conway, acting secretary of the Council of Trade Unions.

09:40 Horse riding as therapy

Ambury Park Riding Centre works with kids with physical and sometimes psychological disabilities, using horse riding as therapy. They also learn vocational skills to do with looking after horses.

Gaynor Brown, President of Ambury Park Riding Centre in Mangere Bridge, Auckland.

09:45 Middle East correspondent Irris Makler

10:05 Barbara Buchan, US paralympian


10:30 Book Review with Rae McGregor

The Piano Teacher by Janice Y K Lee
Published by Fourth Estate

10:45 Reading. Nanny Stretch - a short story by Jan A. Vincent

The granddaughter of Nanny Stretch tells her own children about how she used to scratch somethings out of nothing.

11:05 Politics with Matthew Hooton and Laila Harre

11:30 Guest Chef, Scott Fraser Executive Chef at Carrington Resort, A Heritage Hotel

And wines with Keith Stewart, wine journalist, author, and commentator www.truewines.co.nz.

11:45 David Slack with A Modest Proposal or Two