09:05 Fears environmental protection will be eroded under proposed changes to the RMA

Jan Wright, the Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment fears environmental protection will be eroded under proposed changes to the RMA – with too much focus on economic development.

09:30 The rising tensions on the Korean Peninsula

North Korea expert, Daniel Pinkston is based in Seoul with an International Crisis Group think tank.

09:45 Australia correspondent Peter Munro

10:05 Professor Nina Jablonski: How does our skin the body's most visible trait affect us?

Professor Nina Jablonski, Distinguished Professor of Anthropology at The Pennsylvania State University has written a book investigating the social history of skin colour from pre-history to the present.

10:30 Book Review with Paul Diamond

How to Get Filthy Rich in Rising Asia by Mohsin Hamid
Published by Hamish Hamilton / Penguin Books

10:45 Reading: The Thrill of Falling by Witi Ihimaera

11:05 Music review with Marty Duda - The Strokes

In 2001 The Strokes were extremely popular, thanks to their debut album, Is This It and hit single 'Last Night'. The band has explored various musical paths over the past 12 years. Just two years after the release of Angles, their fourth album, comes Comedown Machine.

1. Last Night (3:14) - The Strokes taken from 2001 album "Is This It" (RCA)
2. Under Control (3:02) - The Strokes taken from 2003 album "Room On Fire" (RCA)
3. Machu Picchu (3:30) - The Strokes taken from 2011 album "Angles" (RCA)
4. Tap Out (3:42) -The Strokes taken from 2013 album "Comedown Machine" (RCA)

11:30 Legal commentator Wellington barrister, Robert Lithgow

The big picture of all the activity in the Criminal Justice Sector in the last few years.

11:45 Arts commentator Courtney Johnstone

A brave new hang of the national museum's permanent collection; promises for the future; and a new online venture.

New exhibitions at Te Papa
New online art magazine from Te Papa