Nine to Noon for 3 July 2008

9:05 Bullying in schools - new investigation

Cindy Kiro, Childrens Commissioner; and Richard Tucker, head of guidance, St Kentigan College, Auckland; and Lorraine Kerr, President of the School Trustees Association.

9:30 Obama campaign, Celebrity Endorsements

Mitchell Schwartz, Obama's California campaign manager.

9:45 UK correspondent Matthew Parris

10:05 Blood River

Tim Butcher, journalist for the Daily Telegraph Newspaper. His Book Blood River details his dangerous journey to the heart of Africa - a journey he was warned was suicidal.

10:30 Book Review with Louise O'Brien

A Perfectly Good Family by Lionel Shriver
Published by Harper Collins Australia
ISBN 978 073 228 8013

10:45 Reading: Stories Bodies Tell by Maxine Alterio

(Part 2 of 2)

11:05 Maori Issues with Haami Piripi

11:30 Hollow Men

Alister Barry, documentary maker. Director of film version of Nicky Hager's The Hollow Men - has previously made the documentaries, Someone Else's Country and In a Land of Plenty - about the rise of the new right in NZ.

11:45 New Technology with Colin Jackson

Today's topic: ICANN