Nine to Noon for Thursday 26 June 2008

9:05 Parole Board

Parole Board chairman, Judge David Carruthers. The Parole Board is under constant scrutiny after a string of high profile cases involving parolees who've gone on to commit other crimes. The man in the hot seat, Parole Board chairman, Judge David Carruthers, joins us to explain how the Board make its decisions.

9:20 Policemen Found Not Guilty

A jury has found four Whakatane policemen not guilty of attacking Rawiri Falwasser with pepper spray and batons. His family is far from happy. His mother, Kihi Falwasser explains why.

9:45 UK Correspondent Kate Adie

10:05 Life Within a Sect

Ellissa Wall broke from Fundementalist Church of the Latter Day Saints - she was raised in a polygamous sect and married off to a first cousin at 14 .. and later helped bring sect leader Warren Jeffs to justice. She is the author of Stolen Innocence.

10:30 Book Review with Phil Smith

Flat Earth: The History of an Infamous Idea by Christine Garwood
Published by Pan
ISBN 978 0330 432 894

10:45 Reading: Shanghai Sheba - The China Monologues by Sheba Williams

11:05 Maori Issues with Tahu Potiki

Chairman of the Otakou runanga of Ngai Tahu.

11:30 Organics

Dr Alyson Mitchell, food chemist from the University of California. Dr Mitchell is an international expert in the field of organics. Her study shows organic produce contains much higher levels of anti-oxidants than non organic produce.

11:45 New Technology with Colin Jackson

Today's topic: the politics of broadband