09:05 How do charter schools, which will be trialled in NZ, perform overseas?

Dev Davis, Research Manager at Stanford University's Center for Research on Education Outcomes.

09:20 Bidding war for the so-called Bali Boy's story, the 14-year-old Australian caught with marijuana in Bali

Dr Michael Carr-Gregg is a child and adolescent psychologist.

09:30 The politics of shark attacks

Christopher Neff is an American PhD student at the University of Sydney conducting the first doctoral thesis on the "politics of shark attacks." He is looking at how shark attacks are framed by the media, communities and politicians and how this impacts the development of beach safety and shark conservation policies in South Africa, Australia and the United States.

09:45 US commentator Luiza Savage

Herman Cain suspends his campaign leaving Newt Gingrich, the Speaker of the House of Representatives during the Clinton presidency, in the spotlight for the Republican presidential nomination.

10:05 Feature guest - Brent Hansen

Christchurch-raised Brent Hansen got a job at MTV while touring around Europe and rose to become president of international creative and global editor-in-chief of all MTV channels outside of the USA. He resigned in 2006 and now sits on the board of governors of the UK's Southbank Centre, one of the largest arts centres in the world and is also a member of BAFTA.

10:25 Book Review with Harry Ricketts

Rangatira by Paula Morris
Published by Penguin

10:45 Reading. The Crime of Huey Dunstan by James McNeish (Part 2 of 10)

Ches puts his case of flashback in defence of Huey, and dines with an old friend, Andrew Gort.

Audio will be available here after broadcast.

11:05 Business commentator Rod Oram

11:30 2012 Katherine Mansfield Menton Fellowship

Justin Paton, the senior curator at the Christchurch Art Gallery, is best known as the author of the acclaimed book How to Look at a Painting and as the presenter of the accompanying television series. In Menton, he plans to turn his attention to a book about 'shelter, memory, belonging and place'.

11:45 Media commentator Gavin Ellis

Suppression orders and the media plus boy racer versus shock jock comments.