Nine To Noon for Monday 7 July 2008
Nine to Noon on 7 July 2008
9:05 Asian crime fears
Peter Low, founder of the Asian Anti Crime Group; Rosa Chow, from the Asia Council on Reducing Crime; Superintendent Steve Shortland, District Commander for Counties Manukau.
In the wake of several high profile crimes in which the victims have been Asian, Peter Low says he may be forced to call on Triad gangs for protection if police do not do more to look after Asian peoples in South Auckland. Rosa Chow is concerned about the implications of involving Triads in supposed 'crime protection', and Superintendent Shortland talks about the initiatives police are taking to tackle anti Asian attacks in south Auckland.
9:30 National screening for prostate cancer
Professor Mark Frydenberg questions if we need a national screening system. Prostate cancer kills 600 New Zealand men a year but we still have no national screening system.
9:45 Africa correspondent Peter Greste
10:05 Feature Interview - Jessica Queller
Jessica Queller is a TV writer whose own battle to preserve her health and have a child is more dramatic than her soap-opera scripts.
10:35 Book Review: Two Little Boys by Duncan Sarkies
Reviewed by Dan Slevin
Published by Penguin
10:45 Book reading: Of a Boy by Sonya Hartnett
11:05 Politics with Matthew Hooton and Laila Harre
11:30 Guest Chef Jeremy Jones
11:30 Wine with John Hawkesby
11:45 A modest proposal or two with David Slack