09:05 BCRA1 and BCRA2 gene testing - lawsuit in the US

Lisbeth Ceriani, cancer patient who's one of the plaintiffs; Sandra Park, American Civil Liberties Union staff attorney; and Dr Don Love, director of Diagnostic Genetics, LabPLUS, Auckland City Hospital.

09:20 Worst cyclone in decades batters the Fijian Island

Commissioner Northern Lt Colonel Inia Seruiratu, Vanua Levu Disaster Office; and Ron Eckstrom, Auckland based co owner of Qamea Island Resort on Qamea island off Taveuni.

09:45 USA correspondent Jack Hitt

10:05 Simon Upton - director designate of the OECD Environment Directorate

Simon Upton takes up his new role as director of the OECD Environment Driectorate next month. He was chair of the OECD Round Table on Sustainable Development for six years, and before that spent 19 years in parliament. In 1999 he was named as the Environment Minister in the World Economic Forum's "Dream Cabinet".

10:30 Book Review with Anne Buchanan

The Forty Rules of Love by Elif Shafak
Published by Viking

10:45 Reading: As It Happens by Stephen Higginson

On the run from the law, Jimmy Van stumbles into more than he was counting on when he goes into a deserted house. (Part 2 of 2, RNZ)

11:05 Business and economic commentator Rod Oram looks at the business and economics issues in trans-Tasman relations

11:30 DNA profiling - 20 years of DNA profiling in New Zealand

Sally-Ann Harbison, an ESR Scientist, has worked in the field for the past two decades, and has seen first hand the huge advances in DNA profiling.

11:45 Media commentator Denis Welch discusses what the future holds for public television in New Zealand