Nine To Noon for Friday 20 February 2009
09:05 Violence against caregiver
Cases of violence against caregivers in rest homes and dementia wards are steadily increasing. The Nurses Organisation says urgent staffing needs in the aged care sector are not being addressed. Rachel, caregiver at a dementia ward in Christchurch; and Lynley Mulrine, from the Nurses Organisation; Mark Jones, Ministry of Health's Chief Nurse.
09:30 The Wiggles
Sam Moran, the newest member, taking over the yellow skivvy in 2006 when Greg Page resigned due to health reasons
09:45 Asia correspondent Phil O'Sullivan
10:05 Wally Lamb
Author of The First Time I Believed, a fictional novel based on the Colombine school shooting. He also works with female prison inmates.
10:30 Book Review with Ralph McAllister
The Associate by John Grisham
Published by Century
ISBN 978 184 605 0923
10:45 Reading. The Kindness Of Strangers by Shonagh Koea
Episode 10 of 10
A series of moving vignettes in which writer Shonagh Koea recalls her past, looking back on a range of roles including daughter, wife, mother, journalist and novelist, with a few favourite recipes along the way.
11:05 Music with Manu Taylor
Wellington Heads - "A Night On The Town" - 2008 Ode Records CDMANU5057
Drew Bowden 3 - "Be Still" - 2008 Ode Records CDMANU5058
Amadou & Mariam - "Welcome To Mali" - 2008 Because Music/Warner Music
11:30 Sports commentator Richard Becht
11:45 Week That Was
Radar and Pinky Agnew