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Tuesday 27 May

It's a New Zealand Music Month double whammy on Good Morning today. Legendary musician Martin Phillipps of The Chills is in the studio to play some new music and talk about raising awareness of Hepatitis C.
At just 23, Wellington musician Grayson Gilmour has already released five solo discs and toured the world twice with his band So So Modern. He's here to play some tunes and talk about being an independent musician.

Continuing our celebration of New Zealand music, Associate Minister for Arts, Culture and Heritage, Judith Tizard, is here talk about her annual New Zealand music quiz .

Gary McCormick has been following the tragic case of convicted murderer Lipine Sila in Christchurch.

Chef Simon Holst is here for the final of his series on school lunches and after school snacks. He'll whip us up some alphabet soup, cheesy spread and a chocolate zucchini cake .

Plunket national safety advisor Sue Campbell is here with advice on keeping young children safe this winter .

Children's craft expert Fifi Colston is going ballistic again with a contraption she calls a mini flinger .

It's getting to the time of year when we just want to hibernate. But psychologist John Aiken is going to tell us how to banish those winter blues.

Then John Aiken, Jenny Brash, Dr Cindy Kiro and Suzanne Innes-Kent are On the Couch with answers to our viewers' letters. Send your letters to and don't forget to put On the Couch in the subject line.

What makes you happy ? Dr Susanna Kent is back from a recent happiness conference, where everyone from Tibetan Buddhist monks to Harvard psychology professors debated the question. Look at some ways to increase your happiness at .

Julz Darroch from Contours has another great low-impact workout.

And book reviewer Kate de Goldi reveals an eclectic mix in her book bag:

  • Bloodletting and Miraculous Cures by Vincent Lam
  • The Mozart Question by Michael Morpurgo and Michael Foreman
  • Requiem for a Beast by Matt Ottley