09:05 University brain drain

Students and lecturers are being targeted and lured away to overseas institutes. Professor Stuart McCutcheon, Vice Chancellor Auckland University; and Professor David Skegg, Vice Chancellor Otago University.

09:30 High-capacity international internet cable

Lance Wiggs, Co-founder of Pacific Fibre project and technology consultant.

09:45 Pacific correspondent Mike Field

10:05 Geena Davis - Academy Award winning actress on her push for more gender equality in children's film and television

Geena Davis - actress, film producer, writer, Olympic archer and activist.

Geena Davis won an Oscar for her role in The Accidental Tourist in 1988, and was also nominated for an Oscar for her role as Thelma in Thelma and Louise three years later. In 2004 She founded the Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media, which has commissioned ongoing studies to look at gender stereotyping in media, and the lack of female characters in children's television and films. She recently addressed the United Nations on the issue of gender equality.

10:30 Children's Book Review with John McIntyre

Rangitoto-Te Toku tu Moana / The Rock Standing in The Ocean by Maria Gill
Published by Puffin
ISBN 978-014-350334-7

Old Huhu by Kyle Mewburn, illusrated by Rachel Driscoll
Published by Scholastic ISBN 978-1-86943-921-7

Sting by Raymond Huber
Published by Walker Books
ISBN 1-921150-89-0

10:45 Reading: Duet by David Hill

A teenage blues guitarist finds that he has got his youth orchestra duet partner pregnant. (Part 10 of 10)

11:05 New Music with Sean McKenna

Artist: The Chieftains featuring Ry Cooder
Album: San Patricio
La Iguana
March to Battle (Across the Rio Grande)
Video: San Patricio - Behind the Scenes

Artist: Grada (www.myspace.com/gradamusic)
Album: Natural Angle
Song: Louis Collins
Video: http://www.youtube.com/user/gradamusic

Artist: Jimmy Penguin & MC Muipeid
Song: Na Bac
Free music: http://www.jamendo.com/en/artist/jimmythehideouspenguin

Artist: Fionn Regan
Album: The Shadow of an Empire
Song: Catacombs
Video: Catacombs http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HWALclRLiEY

11:30 Sports commentator Richard Boock

11:45 Week That Was with Radar and Gemma Gracewood