Nine to Noon for 17 April 2008

09:05 Canyoning Tragedy

Vasanti Proctor, mother of survivor, Kish Proctor

09:20 Canyoning Tragedy

Neil Gordon, Chief Meteorologist, Met Service

09:30 Prostate Cancer Screening

Buck Shelford, former All Black who has battled lymphoma on his bid to get more men to get their prostates checked

09:45 UK Correspondent Jon Dennis

10:05 Beautiful Boy - Methamphetamine Addiction

David Sheff is a US journalist and author of Beautiful Boy, a father's journey through his son's methamphetamine addiction; and Nic Sheff, David's son who has a meth addiction, he has also written a book, titled Tweak published by Simon and Schuster.

10:30 Book Review with Jane Westaway

Miracles of Life by J G Ballard
Published by 4th Estate

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

Part 8 of 13

11:05 Maori Issues with Malcolm Mulholland

A look back at the career of Mahinarangi Tocker, who died this week following an asthma attack

11:30 Making a Living from Art

Sofia Minson, young Auckland artist making a living from her art. Her artwork can be viewed at

11:42 Offshore Production

Fisher & Paykel moving production offshore, resulting in significant job losses in Dunedin.

11:48 New Technology with Colin Jackson