09:05 Labour's universal student allowance policy

Pat Walsh, Vice chancellor of Victoria University; David Do, Auckland University Students Association president.

09:20 Psychopaths

Dr Nick Wilson, Corrections Department psychologist.

The Corrections Department recently finished a year-long High Risk Personality Programme for people with high levels of psychopathic personality disorder.

09:30 Street Design

A model that mimics drunken crowds that will help find ways to design streets to direct drunken revellers home more safely. Prof Simon Moore, Professor at Cardiff University in Wales who is leading a team that has taken to the streets to put the model to the test.

09:45 US correspondent - Jack Hitt

Kathy Lette 10:05 Feature Interview - Kathy Lette

Social commentator and author of ten bestselling novels which have been translated into 17 foreign languages and are now published in more than 100 countries. Two of her novels, Mad Cows and Puberty Blues, have been made into motion pictures. Some have credited her with the birth of "chicklit".

10:30 Book Review with Ralph McAllister

Rudolf Nureyev: The Life by Julie Kavanagh
Published by Penguin
ISBN 978 0141029 696

10:45 Book Reading: Blackball 08 by Eric Bearsley

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11:05 Business with Rod Oram

Business and Economic commentator

11:30 Raising Boys

Why are boys different and how to help them become happy and well-balanced men.

Steve Biddulph, one of the world's best known psychologists, Steve Biddulph's books are in four million homes and 27 languages. He has influenced the way we look at children and especially in recent years, the raising of boys.

Raising Boys (3rd edition) by Steve Biddulph
Published by Finch Publishing
RRP $34.99

11:45 Media with Denis Welch

Denis looks at how the media have covered the global financial markets meltdown, the major-party campaign launches, goings on with the Serious Fraud Office; and Fairfax Media.