On Nine to Noon today

9:05 Junior doctors strike

Deborah Powell, General Secretary Resident Doctors Association; Jeremy Cooper, Specialist Anathestist at Auckland Hospital

9:15 Junior doctors strike

David Galler, Senior Clinician Middlemore Hospital and adviser to the
Ministry of Health

9:30 Love through the ages - the experiences of love and romance among older people

Dr Amanda Smith Barusch, PhD, has been teaching and researching in the field of aging for over 25 years. Most of those were spent on the faculty of the College of Social Work at the University of Utah. She now serves as Professor and Head of Department of Social Work and Community Development at the University of Otago in New Zealand.

Love Stories of Later Life - A Narrative Approach to Understanding Romance, by Amanda Smith Barusch (Oxford University Press)

9:45 US correspondent Richard Adams

Washington editor of The Guardian

10:05 Tim Rushby Smith - living with a disability

Tim Rushby Smith's life changed forever when became a paraplegic -- five months before the birth of his first child. Tim describes an extraordinary struggle to live an ordinary life.

His book Looking Up is published in the UK by Virgin Books (contact through Random House in New Zealand).

10:30 Book Review: Forgotten ANZAC's: The Campaign in Greece 1941 by Peter Ewer

Reviewed by Don Rood
(Published by Scribe ISBN 978 192 121 5292)

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

Part 11 of 13

11:05 Business commentator Rod Oram

11:20 Antarctic wintering over - working on Antarctic

Heritage Trust's project to restore Shakleton and Scott's huts.
Interviews with Therese Charbonneau, Senior Conservator, Antarctic Heritage Trust Project from Ontario, Canada; and Lizzie Meeks, Paper Conservator, Antarctic Heritage Trust Project, Wellington

11:45 Media commentator Phil Wallington