09:05 Scientists discover a subatomic particle that appears to be the Higgs boson

James Gillies, spokesperson for the Geneva-based European Organisation for Nuclear Research (CERN), which has found a new subatomic particle, a basic building block of the universe, which appears to be the boson imagined and named half a century ago by theoretical physicist Peter Higgs; and Lawrence Krauss, Foundation Professor of the 'Origins Project' at Arizona State University, and the author of The Universe from Nothing.

09:30 The NZ Stock Exchange's new diversity rule

Tim Bennett, the CEO of the NZX, which is introducing a new diversity rule that means listed companies will have to disclose how many women they have on their boards and senior management. Firms with a formal diversity policy will be required to evaluate their performance against the policy, but companies won't be required to implement a formal diversity policy if they don't want to.

09:45 UK correspondent Dame Ann Leslie

The interest rate-rigging scandal at Barclays that threatens to drag in a dozen more major lenders, and has claimed the CEO's scalp.

10:05 Feature guest - jeweller Ian Douglas

Thirty years ago Wellington jeweller Ian Douglas founded The Village Goldsmith, an award-winning jewellery designer and manufacturer. Now its work is going offshore, with a deal to design bridal jewellery for the Chinese market and opportunities in the UK and US.

Gallery: Work by award-winning jeweller Ian Douglas

10:35 Book review with David Hill

The Quake Year by Fiona Farrell
Canterbury University Press/Nationwide Books
ISBN: 9781927145296

10:45 Reading: Smoking in Antarctica by Steve Braunias (Part 9 of 10)

In today's selected columns Steve gets to grips with email fraud and attends a murder trial.

11:05 New technology with Sarah Putt

The latest Megaupload legal developments, the push for more women in IT and a new Telecommunications Commissioner.

11:20 Archaeology and heritage with Brigid Gallagher

Archaeology with a school holidays theme, and why there's a push to preserve plastics.

11:45 Media commentator Gavin Ellis

Coverage of the Ewen MacDonald murder trial and planned changes to the Sunday Star Times newspaper.


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