Thursday 26 August
We welcome Sir Colin Meads, one of our country's sporting legends. Sporting commentator Keith Quinn is here to tell us about putting pen to paper documenting the best Meads yarns.
Olympic gold medallist triathlete Hamish Carter joins us, fresh from the Youth Olympic Games in Singapore.
Paul Mercurio will make your taste buds dance with jalapeno poppers in beer batter; scotch ale and ricotta cheese muffins; and cockle and beer butter pasta.
The Maori Language Commission is encouraged by results of a recent survey finding nearly 40% of New Zealand's support compulsory Te Reo Maori Education in schools. Te Taura Whiri i te Reo Maori CEO Glenis Philip-Barbara joins Matai to discuss this.
International ballet dancer Kase Craig is back to get you as limber as a prima ballerina!
We meet Border Control's Stu Rawnsley who'll show us just how clever Nero the beagle really is.
They're a gem in Wellington's jazz scene. We meet easy listening trio Blackbird .
This week lawyer Bill Bevan is starting a series on legal issues for older people. Today we're taking a look at wills.
Astar makes a jazzy cushion cover.
Will it soon be compulsory to save for your future? Jane Clifton, Willie Jackson and Barry Soper are here to discuss the week in politics.