7:12 Trades, education and women. 

Rene Davies will be joining us to talk about joining a trade versus getting a university education, and ponders the question: Is the increase in women in the trade industry a passing fad? 

Woman working on construction site.

Woman working on construction site. Photo: AFP

7:35 Upbeat

Anna-Marie Alloway first picked up a cello at age 3, so it's no surprise that she went on to play cello with the NZSO-NYO and most recently participated at the Adam Chamber Music Festival. She's now taking her love for the instrument on the road, with a purpose built studio, teaching more than 30 young cellists per week.

8:12 Nights' Science - Hamish Campbell

Hamish covers the earthy science of geology from erosion to earthquakes. 

8:30 Window on the World

 Emily Thomas  explores the history, the misinformation, and the intrigue behind the vegetable that conquered the world and asks why this vegetable - credited by some historians with founding empires and great civilisations - still gets associated with poverty and a low-standard of life. Is the potato the food of the poor?

9:30 Insight

A scheme to bring in workers, mainly from the Pacific, for vineyard and horticulture work, has its 10th anniversary next month.

But a decade on, there are fears about the potential for  exploitation and the effect a ready source of outside labour has on pay rates for New Zealanders

10:17 Late Edition

A roundup of today's RNZ News and feature interviews as well as Date Line Pacific from RNZ International.

11:07 Nashville Babylon