Nine to Noon on Friday 27 June 2008

9:05 Mothers of Jane and Hannah, killed in Edgeware Road last year

Lorraine Young and Sally Rossiter, mothers of Jane Young and Hannah Rossiter, whose lives were changed forever on the night of 5 May 2007 when their 16 year old daughters were run down and killed by Lipine Sila, now convicted of murder. Today, Lorraine Young and Sally Rossiter and their families are waking to another day of "picking up the pieces."

9:20 Defence Force financial wastage

Jack Welch, former Chief of Naval Staff and retired Rear Admiral. Is our Defence Force wasting hundreds of millions of dollars through cost overuns and delays - or are the blow-outs simply un-foreseeable and unavoidable?

9:30 100 Thing Challenge

Dave Bruno, the US blogger who devised the 100 Thing Challenge.
How much stuff do we really need? Dave Bruno was sick of having so many posessions and decided to whittle them down to the 100 most important things in life.

9:45 Asia correspondent Phil O'Sullivan

Latest developments from the wider Asia region, including North Korea's attempts at rehabilitation on the world stage.

10:05 Gang member turned opera singer

Geoff Knight tells us of his journey from crime and violence to the world of high culture

10:30 Book Review:The Bitter Sea: Coming of Age in a China Before Mao by Charles N Li

Reviewed by Jane Westaway
Published by HarperCollins USA, ISBN 978 006 166 9316

10:45 Book reading: Shanghai Sheba: The China Monologues by Sheba Williams

11:05 Music Review with Manu Taylor

The Bamboos Present Kylie Auldist - Just Say
(Tru Thoughts Recordings)

The Windy City Strugglers - Shine On
(Red Rocks Records)

Monkey Records Presents - Monkey Magic Vol II
(Monkey Records)

11:30 Sport commentator Richard Becht

Cricket, with a dramatic victory for the Black Caps, and Wimbledon, dominate Richard's discussion this week

11:45 Week That Was with Radar and Pinky Agnew