Nine to Noon on 14 July 2008

9:05 Family violence and the Tony Veitch saga

Alfred Ngoya, community worker from the "It's Not OK" campaign; and Vic Tamati, former violent offender, now works to help men curb their violent tendencies, and also fronts the "It's Not OK" campaign.

9:30 Adult and community education - night school

Margie Scott, Chief Executive of Adult and Community Education Aeotearoa; and Kathleen Topia, 'Night School' student who left school without any qualifications, had a background in gangs, but became involved with Adult and Community Education. She is now a teacher aide, and plans to become a teacher.

9:45 South America correspondent Daniel Schweimler

10:05 The Office

Gary Marcus, leading psychologist talks us through the un-holy trinity of office life: boredom, worry and procrastination.

Have you ever been so bored at work, that it physically hurt? Leading psychologist, Gary Marcus tells us how to get a life. He is coming to New Zealand in late November, and is giving a single lecture at the Artifical Intelligence and Brain Science conference

10:30 Book review: The Plague of Doves by Louise Erdrich

Reviewed by Laura Kroetsch
Published by 4th Estate, ISBN 978 000 727 0767

10:45 Book reading: Of a Boy by Sonya Hartnett

Part 6 of 10

11:05 Politics with Matthew Hooton and Laila Harre

11:30 Guest chef Ray McVinnie - food writer, chef and consultant

Insalata Invernale Winter Salad and Chicken Baked with Green Olives

11:30 Wine with John Hawkesby

11:45 Sophist and provocateur Tommy Honey