Nine to Noon for Wednesday 4 June

9:05 Children's reading abillity - Reading Recovery Programme

Professor Bill Tunmer, educational psycologist with Massey University's School of Education Studies; and Mary Chamberlain, Education Ministry's Group Manager for Curriculum, Teaching and Learning

9:35 The Hobbit Trap

Professor Maciej Henneberg, from the University of Adelaide, author of The Hobbit Trap, who looks at the controversy surrounding human remains discovered in Indonesia which scientists claimed were a new hobbit species of human ancestor. Professor Marciej Henneberg is one of the sceptics in a raging scientific debate, who argues the scientists were wrong and lured by money and fame.

The Hobbit Trap: Money, fame, science and the discovery of a 'new species'
by Maciej Henneberg and John Schofield
Wakefield Press
ISBN 9781862547919

9:45 Australia correspondent Paul Barclay

10:05 Terrorism Study

John Horgan, Head of the International Centre for the Study of Terrorism at Penn State University, US, on what makes terrorists tick and what to do about them.
Author of Walking Away from Terrorism: Accounts of Disengagement from Radical and Extremist Movements, Routledge (New York and London), 2008

10:30 Book Review: Gool by Maurice Gee

Reviewed by David Hill
Published by Puffin, ISBN 978 014 330 4005

10:45 Book Reading: Somewhere Else a short story by Raewyn Alexander

11:05 Marty Duda's Artist of the Week: Cassandra Wilson

Tracks featured of Cassandra Wilson:

Tired Of Being Alone
From the 1971 album Gets Next To You

Take Me To The River
From the 1974 album Al Green Explores Your Mind

True Love
From the 1985 album He Is The Light

Standing In the Rain
From the 2008 album Lay It Down
(Blue Note)

11:30 Legal commentator Andrew Scott Howman

11:45 Film Review with Graeme Tuckett

Happy Go Lucky
Brick Lane
Adams Apples