On Nine to Noon Today

9:05 Hard hitting ALAC ads in prime time

Hilary Souter, Advertising standards authority; and Gerard Vaughan, CEO ALAC.

The latest ALAC ads are currently screening on TV. They are quite hard hitting and the subject of a number of complaints to the Advertising Standards Authority. (The ads can be viewed on www.hadenough.org.nz. Go to View Ads.)

9:20 Diana and Dodi unlawful killing verdict

Dickie Arbiter, royal commentator and former press secretary to Queen Elizabeth

9:30 What becomes of former racing greyhounds

Jacqui Eyley, Programme Director of Greyhounds as Pets, on how to turn a racing champion into a loving pet; with Kim Patterson, who has fostered around ten dogs

9:45 US correspondent Richard Adams

10:05 Ethical investment

Professor Prakash Sethi, expert on trends in ethical investment. Is financial wellbeing the only consideration for a potential investor, or should social responsibility also play a part?

10:30 Book Review: Willa Cather: A Life Saved Up by Hermione Lee

Reviewed by Quentin Johnson
Published by Virago, ISBN 978 184 408 4920

10:45 Book Reading: The Rope Of Man by Witi Ihimaera

Part 2 of 13

11:05 Business commentator Rod Oram

11:30 Human trafficking

Chris Frazer, Salvation Army NZ Social Justice Advocate

11:45 Media commentator Phil Wallington