09:05 The Economy - how is NZ shaping up for a recovery?

Shamubeel Eaqub, Senior economist at the New Zealand Institute for Economic Research; Robert Reid, General Secretary of the National Distribution Union

09:20 The dark side of the cruise ship industry

Gwyn Topham, travel writer, Guardian newspaper's deputy comment editor and author of the book Overboard! The Stories Cruise Lines Don't Want Told.

09:30 Inspiring Seniors - Doreen Dickey

Doreen is 76 and runs marathons and jumps out of aeroplanes.

Osteoporosis New Zealand

09:45 Australia correspondent Paul Barclay

10:05 How Sound Affects Us (liberal use of sound)

Julian Treasure, British sound consultant. Julian is the Chair of the Sound Agency, a firm that advises worldwide businesses - offices, retailers, hotels -- on how to use sound.

10:30 Best Books of 2009 - Harry Ricketts

A Week in December by Sebastian Faulkes

Pistache by Sebastian Faulkes

Be Near Me by Andrew O'Hagan
Faber & Faber, 2006

Just This by Brian Turner
Victoria University Press

Winter Holiday by Arthur Ransome
Jonathan Cape

10:45 Reading: The Builder's Notebook, written and read by Sarah Boddy (Part 3 of 5)

Alison has two preschool children, nine cents in the bank, and she's building her own home.

11:05 Music review with Marty Duda

Today's feature artist: Echo and the Bunnymen

1. Do It Clean (2:44) - Echo & The Bunnymen taken from 1980 album "Crocodiles" (Sire)

2. The Killing Moon (5:45) - Echo & The Bunnymen taken from 1984 album "Ocean Rain" (Sire)

3. Nothing Lasts Forever (3:57) - Echo & The Bunnymen taken from 1997 album "Evergreen" (London)

4. Stormy Weather (4:24) - Echo & The Bunnymen taken from 2005 album "Siberia" (Cooking Vinyl)

11:30 Legal commentator Andrew Scott Howman

Discussing swearing in the workplace.

11:45 Graeme Tuckett presents the latest film offerings