On Nine to Noon Today

9:05 Conflicts of Interest and the Hawkes Bay District Health Board

Peter Dunkerley, former board member at centre of conflict of interest claims due to his ownership of local pharmacies and small shareholding in Radius pharmacies; David Cunliffe, Minister of Health; and Helen Walker, former elected board member

9:40 Leaky schools

Dale Burden, Mt Albert Grammar Principal; and Rosemary Vivien, Principal of Edendale Primary School

9:50 USA correspondent Jack Hitt

10:15 Philip Hill

Infectious disease researcher at Otago University Centre for International Health.

10:40 Book Review: The Dressmaker's Daughter by Kate Llewellyn

Reviewed by Jane Westaway
HarperCollins, Australia
ISBN 978 07322 86842

10:45 Book reading: Colour Scheme by Ngaio Marsh

Abridged and told by Peter Vere-Jones
(Part 11 of 13).

11:05 Business commentator Rod Oram

11:30 Media commentator Phil Wallington

11:45 Anorexic jockeys

Dr Costa Karageorghis, lead researcher and sports psychologist of British study at Brunel University about the drastic measures jockeys are taking to keep their weight down.