On Nine to Noon Today

9:05 Complaint against Police Inspector Rob Pope

Chris Watson, Scott Watson's father; and Jonathan Krebs, Head of Law Society Criminal Law Committee

9:20 Hectors Dolphins - New Zealand ranking

Dr Barbara Maas, Chief Executive of Care for the Wild

9:30 Bees Study

Charles Claudianos, a Queensland Brain Institute researcher, talks about a study being carried out in which bees are being used to develop a machine which will be used as an electronic nose.
The outcome of the study will determine how Australia's Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) builds an electronic nose which will be able to sniff out the difference between good and bad wine .. and it could also be useful in biosecurity.

9:45 US correspondent Richard Adams

10:05 Push for democracy in Fiji

Virisila Buadromo, Executive Director Fiji Womens Rights Movement

10:30 Book Review: Small Wars Permitting by Christina Lamb

Review with Anne Buchanan
(4th Estate, ISBN 978 000 725 6891)

10:45 Book Reading: Eating What Jesus Eats

A short story by Paddy Richardson

11:05 Business commentator Rod Oram

11:30 Dr Mike Joy on New Zealand rivers and waterways

Dr Mike Joy, leading Environmental Scientist at Massey University, talks about rivers and waterways under increasing pressure from agriculture and intensification.

11:45 Media commentator Phil Wallington