Nine to Noon on 4 July 2008

9:07 Bullying in schools

David Rutherford, Lower Hutt lawyer and spokesperson for the Hutt Valley High School parent group

9:35 Truckies protest

Superintendent John Kelly, Police Road Policing Unit Manager

9:50 Dressing women in politics

Dr Jennifer Craik, Professor of Communication and Cultural Studies in the School of Creative Communication at the University of Canberra, is coming to New Zealand to speak about dressing women for politics; what women politicians wear attracts much more public and media attention than what they say or do.

9:55 Pacific correspondent Patrick de Cloitre

10:15 New Zealand Soprano

Anna Leese, a Mobil song contest winner in 2002, left New Zealand in 2003 to study in London, and to establish an international career. A regular performer at Covent Garden, she has performances booked up till the end of 2010, and recently performed duets with Jose Carreras. This past week she appeared at the prestigious Wigmore Hall. The 27 year old also has a new album due for release in August.

10:35 Children's Book Review with John McIntyre

Little Beauty
by Anthony Browne
Published by Walker Books, ISBN 978-1-4063-0866-2

My Village (Rhymes from Around The World)
Collected by Danielle Wright, illustrated by Mique Moriuchi
Published by Gecko Press
ISBN 978-1-877467-10-3 paperback
ISBN 978-1-877467-11-0 hardback

The Pigeon Wants A Puppy
by Mo Willems
Published by Walker Books, ISBN 978-1-4063-1550-9

Knuffle Bunny Too
by Mo Willems
Published by Walker Books, ISBN 978-1-4063-1482-6

10:45 Book reading: Following Liam

A short story by Glenis Jones

11:05 Music review with Manu Taylor

Jakob Dylan - Seeing Things
(Columbia Records/Sony)

Donna Summer - Crayons
(Burgundy Records/Sony)

Tahu - Tahu
(Ode Records)

11:30 Sport commentator Richard Becht

11:45 Week That Was

With Radar and Elisabeth Easther