On Nine to Noon Today

9:05 Gardasil - cervical cancer vaccine for 11 year old girls

Linda Williams, Co-ordinator of the Auckland Womens Health Council; and Dr Nikki Turner, Director of Auckland University's Immunisation Advisory Centre

9:30 Child poverty in New Zealand

Kate Green, Chief Executive Child Poverty Action Group UK; and Susan St John, Economic Adviser, Child Poverty Action New Zealand, who has edited a soon to be released report into child poverty which urges the government to follow the lessons learned in the United Kingdom.

9:45 Africa correspondent Peter Greste

10:05 Domestic goddess of the kitchen - Nigella Lawson

Nigella talks about her new book Nigella Express - how to produce good food fast (Random House)

10:30 Book Review: The Girl Who Proposed by Elizabeth Smither

Reviewed by Harry Ricketts
(Cape Catley Ltd, ISBN 978 1 877340 13 0)

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

Part 5 of 13

11:05 Politics with Matthew Hooton and Laila Harre

11:20 Guest Chef Jeremy Jones

Pear and Avocado Salad and Roasted Root Vegetables with Walnuts

11:40 Wine with John Hawkesby

11:45 David Slack with A Modest Proposal or Two