On Nine to Noon today

9:05 Maritime safety

Trevor Hansen, General Secretary, Maritime Union

9:10 Maritime Safety

Catherine Taylor, Director of Maritime New Zealand

9:30 The Mother Factor

Dr Stephen Poulter, US clinical psychologist - author of book The Mother Factor: How Your Mother's Emotional Legacy Impacts Your Life, about the different types of mothering and its impact on society.

9:45 Arrest of Zimbabwe journalist

Tom Rhodes, from Committee to Protect Journalists. Nine to Noon's
Zimbabwe correspondent Frank Chikowore is under arrest in Harare and they have concerns for his safety and welfare.

9:50 Pacific correspondent Mike Field

10:05 Social entrepreneur and founder of Cool Nrg

Nic Frances, author of The End of Charity and founder of multi national 'cool nrg,' a world leader in showing how big business can address social change. He' believes that business can help charity and charity can help business.

The End of Charity will be released in New Zealand on 24 April

10:40 Book Review: Prisoners of the Japanese by Gavan Daws

Reviewed by Harry Broad
(Published by Scribe, ISBN 978 192 121 5919)

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

Part 9 of 13

11:05 Music review with Manu Taylor

Wayne Mason & the Fallen Angels - Sense Got Out
(Ode Records)

Gnarls Barkley - The Odd Couple
(Warner Music )

Charles Lloyd Quartet - Rabo De Nube
(ECM Records)

11:30 Sports commentator Richard Becht

11:45 Week That Was with Radar and Elizabeth Easter