09:05 Rugby World Cup Party central project in disarray

Mike Lee, Chair of the Auckland Regional Council; Dushko Bogunovich, Associate Professor in Architecture at Unitec who specialises in urban design and planning; and Alex Swney, Chief Executive of Auckland's Heart of the City business organisation, and member of the Committee for Auckland.

09:25 Cholmondeley Children's Home

Shane Murdoch, General Manager of Cholmondeley Children's Home. The home, in Governor's Bay near Christchurch, is having to review its core business after running with deficits for several years in a row; and Chris Coy, former resident at Cholmondeley Home.


09:45 UK correspondent Kate Adie

10:05 Deep Oceans Expeditions

Rob McCallum, director of Deep Ocean Expeditions. A former Department of Conservation senior manager, Rob has become one of the world's few deep sea explorers.

His company, Deep Ocean Expeditions, works with scientists and film makers, taking them down to the bottom of the ocean in special submarines...filming and documenting incredible species never seen before, as well as long lost treasures such as the wreck of the Titanic.

10:30 Book Review with Kate Blackhurst

The Pinder Diamond by Katie Hickman
Published by Bloomsbury

10:45 Reading: Sensible Sinning by Bernard Brown

Incidents and personalities from Bernard Brown's long career in law. (Part 7 of 11)

11:05 New Technology with Nigel Horrocks

How to be a Russian spy, flying cars and how a phone salesman became this weeks' web celebrity.

The website of the company developing flying cars

See a video about a prototype of a car for blind people

See the You Tube video that got a Best Buy salesman fired (Warning: contains bad language)

11:20 The psychology of food, why we eat the way we eat

Christine Jasoni is a senior lecturer in Anatomy and Structural Biology at Otago University (developmental neuroscientist).

Christine Jasoni is discussing her work at the NZ Science Festival in Dunedin this afternoon.

11:45 TV Reviewer Simon Wilson

The controversial David Bain documentary.