09:05 Paula Bennett releasing information about two peoples' benefits

Chris Trotter, political commentator and Matthew Hooten, political commentator

09:25 Maori Language Week

Te reo Maori is in a perilous state, despite it seeming commonplace on our radios and TVs. The Maori Language Commisioner Erima Henare says with only 23% of adult Maori able to use the language fluently, we can't afford to get complacent.

09:40 Ian Auld - Aide de Camp

Ian Auld is New Zealand's youngest ever Aide de Camp - his job is to instruct the Governor General on all matters relating to the pomp and ceremony of the military - things like knowing when to stand or salute during official events so that important functions go off without a hitch.

09:45 Australia correspondent Ray Moynihan

10:05 Magda Szubanski - Australian comedienne

From the hit Australian series Kath and Kim fame, you'll know her as Kim's unlucky in love second-best-friend.. recognisable her for her sports uniforms, arm casts, neck braces and pash-rash. We meet the somewhat smaller woman behind the larger-than-life Sharon Strezlecki - Australian actress Magda Szubanski.

10:30 Book Review with Anne Buchanan

This is How by M J Hyland
Published by Text Publishing

10:45 Reading. The Orphan Gunner by Sara Knox

(Part 8 of 10)

An unconventional romance set in bomber command in Lincolnshire during WWII.

11:05 Music review with Marty Duda

Today's artist: The Specials

1. Gangsters (2:51) - The Specials taken from 1979 single (2-Tone)

2. Too Much Too Young (2:08) - The Specials taken from 1980 EP "The Special AKA Live!" (2-Tone)

3. Ghost Town (6:03) - The Specials taken from 1981 single (2-Tone)

4. Racist Friend (4:05) - The Special AKA taken from 1984 album "In

The Studio" (2-Tone)

11:30 Legal commentator Mai Chen discusses the the Local Government conference.

11:45 Film review with Graeme Tuckett

Graeme tells us about adventure/comedy Stone of Destiny, and festival documentary Big River Man.