09:05 PSA outbreak in a Bay of Plenty kiwifruit orchard

Peter Ombler, president of NZ Kiwifruit Growers; David Yard, MAF's Biosecurity NZ response manager; Ross Hart, kiwifruit grower in Katikati, and the growers' liaison for the Independent Kiwifruit Growers Association.

09:25 Measuring quality in education

Dr Alan Ginsburg, former director of Policy and Programme Studies within the US Department of Education. He was responsible for independently evaluating the quality of the more than $50 billion spent by the US Federal Government on education. He is now the Chair of APEC's Human Resource Development Group. He is in NZ to speak to the International Symposium on the Future of Teacher Education in Hamilton on 11 November.

09:45 US correspondent Jack Hitt

10:05 Dr Howard Harper - NZ eye doctor working in Afghanistan

From Kabul with Love: Letters from a 21st Century Pioneer - compiled by Howard Harper's daughter Faith Goldberg
ISBN 978-0-9582822-5-3


10:30 Book Review with Paul Diamond

Brian Brake: Lens on the World edited by Athol McCredie
Published by Te Papa Press

10:45 Reading. Heart of Darfur by Lisa French Blaker

Auckland nurse, Lisa Blaker recalls her her experiences in Western Sudan on assignment with the humanitarian organisation Medicins San Frontiere. (Part 11 of 12)

11:05 Business and Economic commentator Rod Oram

The World Dairy Summit.

11:30 Barry Saunders - Musician

Country music legend of Warratahs fame has a new solo album out called Far As The Eye Can See, and there's an associated exhibition opening in Wellington this week (Wednesday) and in Auckland next week - 14 artists have interpreted lyrics to each of the songs from the new album.

Exhibition on at:

Venue: Exhibitions Gallery, 154 Featherston Street, Wellington CBD
Exhibition on for 4 days only from 11th - 14th November

Venue: Lonely Dog Gallery, 20 Customs Street East, Britomart, Downtown Auckland
Exhibition on for 4 days only from 18th - 21st November

11:45 Media commentator Denis Welch

The findings of the Global Media Monitoring Project, the world's largest study of gender in media.