09:05 Claims lecturers are under pressure to pass foreign students with inadequate English skills

Tom Ryan, president of the Tertiary Education Union; Dr Mike Roberts, Academic Director AIS St Helens - private education provider and ex Vice President of the Association of Private Education Providers; and Dr James Buwalda, the chair of NZ ITP - Institutes of Technology and Polytechnics which represents some of the ITPs around the country.

09:25 Russia and Qatar win rights to host next soccer World Cups

Barry Glendinning, dtar writer of "The Fiver" - the Guardian's online satirical newsletter which is required reading for all things soccer - particularly for those who enjoy a healthy dose of scepticism as well. Russia has won the right to put on the 2018 World Cup, and Qatar, which has never qualified for the World Cup finals, will stage the 2022 tournament - a first both for the Middle East and for an Arab country.

09:35 Study casts new light on nature versus nurture debate

Gordon Harold, Head of Otago University's Centre for Research on Children and Families. The research involved both genetically related and genetically unrelated children born to parents using in-vitro fertilisation. The results have called into question the idea that depression and anti-social behaviour are primarily influenced by genes passed on from parent to child.

09:45 Asia correspondent Phil O'Sullivan

10:05 Ken Follett - Welsh historical fiction writer

The best-selling author's latest book is called Fall of Giants. He wrote Pillars of the Earth, which sold 20 million copies worldwide, and in total his titles have sold 130 million worldwide.

10:30 Book Review with Laura Krotesch

Serena by Ron Rash
Published by Text Publishing

10:45 Reading: The Conquest of Mount Cook by Freda du Faur

An account of Freda Du Faur's conquest to climb Mount Cook in 1910. (Part 5 of 5)

See illustrations from the 1915 publication of The Conquest of Mount Cook and other climbs.

11:05 New Music with Sean McKenna

Artist: Cee Lo Green
Album: The Lady Killer
Song: Bright Lights Bigger City
Video: F*** You (Warning: contains offensive language)
Free download of Cee Lo Green mixtape 'Stray Bullets'

Artist: David Lynch
Singles: 1. Good Day Today
2. I Know
Want to make David Lynch's music video?

Artist: The Bees
Album: Every Step's A Yes
Song: I Really Need Love
Video: I Really Need Love

Artist: Nouvelle Vague
Album: Couleurs sur Paris
Song: Marcia Baila feat Adrienne Pauly
Video: The Making Of…

11:30 Sports commentator Richard Boock

11:45 Week That Was with Radar and Pinky Agnew