Nine to Noon for Thursday 10 July 2008

09:05 Tony Veitch - Can he have a future in broadcasting?

Peter Cullen, emloyment lawyer; and John Drinnan, a media columnist for the New Zealand Herald; and Brian Gardner, Director of the National Network of Stopping Violence Services.
Sports broadcaster Tony Veitch yesterday admitted lashing out at his former partner, but questions remain about whether he will be able to return to the airwaves, on tv or radio.

09:30 Religion and the Bush Presidency

Dereck Daschke, professor of religion at Truman State University in the United States, Dereck Daschke believes George Bush's 'war on terror' reveals his true self, modelled on lines of Old Testament prophets

09:45 UK correspondent

Jon Dennis with a round up of news and background information

10:05 David Everett

A former Australian SAS soldier who ended up on a wide ranging crime spree, on the run from authorities. David Everett, renegade soldier, outlaw, fugitive and, at one time, Australia's most-wanted man, always liked a bit of action. In his autobiography, Shadow Warrior, he tells a remarkable story from both sides of the law. Shadow Warrior is published by Penguin Books and is on sale in New Zealand from this month.

10:40 Book Review with Hamish Keith

Rita Angus: Life and Vision by Jill Trevelyan & William McAloon
Published by Te Papa Press
ISBN 978 1 877385 35 3

10:45 Reading: Of A Boy by Sonya Hartnett

(part 4 of 10)

11:05 Maori Issues with Haami Piripi

Chairperson of Te Runanga o te Rarawa

11:30 The Billionaires Vinegar

Benjamin Wallace. A 1787 Chateau Lafite Bordeaux sold at auction in 1985 for $156,000 US dollars. Benjamin Wallace tells the story of the world's most expensive bottle of wine and its controversial history.

11:45 New Technology with Colin Jackson

Today's topic: Colin talks about a 'secret treaty' on intellectual property rights.