Nine To Noon for Thursday 19 June 2008
Nine to Noon for Thursday 19 June 2008
09:05 Who Gets Born
A long awaited report from the Bioethics Council recommends a more liberal regime for pre-birth testing which some fear will lead to the creation of designer babies.
Martin Wilkinson, Chair, Bioethics Council; Wendi Wicks, policy researcher for the Disabled Persons Assembly; and John Kleinsman, research associate at the NZ Catholic Bioethics Centre (the Nathaniel Centre) and the church's spokesperson on PGD and is doing a thesis on this topic
10:05 UK correspondent Michael White
10:15 Water - the new oil
Maude Barlow, Canadian activist who says the fight for H20 has reached boiling point and is warning about another global commodity shortage and this time it's not oil or food but water.
10:30 Book Review with Sonja de Freiz
Novel About My Wife by Emily Perkins
Published by Bloomsbury
ISBN 978 074 759 5601
10:45 Reading: Edwin & Matilda by Laurence Fearnley
11:05 Government recognition and "gift" to Moriori
This week, the Prime Minister publically acknowledged Morori as the "foundation people" of the Chatham Islands and announced a $6 million one-off grant to "preserve, revive, support and promote" Moriori identity. For, Maui Solomon, the recognition crowns a 25 year renaissance for his people.
Dale Russell, marketing expert who's analysed a rising trend in anti-Americanism - and why being made in the USA can backfire on advertisers.
Today's topic: Catching criminals on the internet. www.it.gen.nz