Nine To Noon for Thursday 20 November 2008
09:05 Exploitative wheel clampers
Meika Reid who is a paraplegic, was clamped at a Christchurch mall while parked in a mobility park, despite having a valid mobility pass. She was also 8 months pregnant.
Rob MacDonald, a tetraplegic high school counsellor who had has his car clamped at the weekend in a mobility car park.
Dave Matthews, CCS Christchurch Regional Manager; and Leo Mortimer, MoT Legislation Safety Manager.
09:30 Pubs with Personality
Peter Janssen, co-author of Pubs with Personality ... NZ pubs and the story behind them.
Pubs with Personality by Peter Jansen and Steve Reid
HarperCollins New Zealand RRP $28.99
09:40 Vitamin B3 more effective than sunscreen?
Diona Damian, Associate Professor of Dermatology at University of Sydney. Her research has found that Vitamin B3 (nicotinamide) might be more effective than sunscreen in preventing skin cancer.
09:45 UK correspondent Matthew Parris
10:05 Feature: Elizabeth Knox
Best-selling and award-winning New Zealand writer, Elizabeth Knox. Her best known book, The Vintner's Luck, is being made into a film directed by Niki Caro and starring Keisha Castle Hughes, both of Whale Rider fame. She talks about how she got roped into the filming, and about her new book which reveals the forces which shape her writing.
10:30 Book Review with Emma Hart
This Book Has Issues: Adventures in Popular Psychology by Christian Jarrett & Joannah Ginsberg
Published by Allen & Unwin
ISBN 978 174 175 6326
10:45 Book Reading: The Blue by Mary McCallum
Episode 4 of 15
11:05 New Technology with Colin Jackson
Today's topic: Checking flights online
Second Life cheating ends real marriage.
11:30 Korowai repatriation
Bethany Edmunds, a young New Zealander who's an expert in the ancient craft of korowai weaving, and who's making it her mission to repatriate weavings in overseas museum collections, e.g the Natural History Museum in New York, and the British Museum in London.
11:45 Television Review with Simon Wilson
Simon looks at Artsville, and British reality show Filthy Rich And Homeless.