Nine to Noon on Monday 11 August 2008

9:05 The spread of TB in New Zealand

Michael Baker, Associate Professor, Department of Public Health, University of Otago (Wellington), on how a new study shows the spread of TB in New Zealand is due to overcrowding - and that migrants carrying the disease are not a major factor in the spread of the infectious disease.

9:20 Book drive for school in Uganda

Kiwi couple Kate and Cam McLeay and their three children have made Uganda their home for the past 7 years, where Cam runs an adventure tourism business. For the past year they've been involved in helping build a school on the shores of Lake Victoria. They're hoping they can fill a container with pre-loved books from New Zealand.

9:30 PhD in Cultural Studies on UFOs

Dr Martin Plowman has spent seven years researching a thesis on whether of not UFOs exist. He has visited many of the 'hot' UFO areas of the world, including Roswell, New Mexico. He has just been granted the University of Melbourne's first PhD in Cultural Studies on UFOs.

9:45 Europe Correspondent Seamus Kearney

10:05 Childhood sexual abuse

Professional dancer Aaron Gilmore will be known to many from his time on the popular show Dancing With the Stars. But what many may not know is that from the age of 12 to the age of 17, Aaron Gilmore was sexually abused by a woman 22 years his senior. Today he speaks with Kathryn about his ordeal.

10:05 Childhood sexual abuse

Dr Kim McGregor, Director of Rape Prevention Education - part of Rape Crisis Education. She's worked as a therapist with survivors of sexual abuse for two decades, and her self-help book on the subject has just been re-released.

10:30 Book Review: The Mitfords edited by Charlotte Mosley

Reviewed by Rae McGregor
Published by 4th Estate
ISBN 978-1-84115-790-0

10:45 Book Reading: On The Wings Of Mercury - The Lorraine Moller Story

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11:05 Politics with Matthew Hooton and Laila Harre

11:30 Guest Chef Al Brown

From Wellington restaurant Logan Brown with Steamed Southern Clams with Horseradish, Garlic and Fresh Herbs and Sauteed Scallops with Artichoke Puree, Crisp Prosciutto and Mandarin Oil

11:30 Wines with John Hawkesby

11:45 Sophist and provocateur Tommy Honey