Nine to Noon for Thursday 25 September 2008

09:05 TB outbreak at Auckland Hospital

David Sage, chief medical officer Auckland DHB who fears a rare and deadly TB case undiagnosed for several weeks, may have spread to other patients and staff at Auckland hospital

09:20 Rough and Tumble at School

Bruce McIntyre, chair of the Holistic Education Trust, which is establishing alternative school Seven Oaks in Christchurch

09:30 Virtual submarines and 3-D sunken wrecks

Dr Paul Chapman, computer scientist at the University of Hull and participant in the Venus (Virtual Exploration of Underwater Sites) project.
Cutting edge IT meets ancient history and presents it in a visually exciting, easily-accessible form. The Venus project records the precise 3D arrangement of timbers and cargo from shipwrecks off the coast of Europe and presents them on a website that allows viewers to float over the wrecks in a virtual submarine.

09:45 UK Correspondent Matthew Parris

10:05 Feature Interview - Ted Middleton

Dunedin based Poet who is blind.

10:30 Book Review with Rae McGregor

Urban Village by Jenny Carlyon and Dianna Morrow
Published by Random House NZ
ISBN 9781869418373

10:45 Reading: Voices - by Gail Pittaway

11:05 New Technology with Colin Jackson

Today's topic: problems with the recent Copyright Act

11:20 Behind the Exclusive Brethren

Michael Bachelard, : Australian journalist and author of "Behind the Exclusive Brethren". He wrote the behind-the-scenes investigation into the tiny, secretive cult that played a major spoiling role in last NZ election and has been even more involved in Australian politics.

11:45 Television review with Simon Wilson