Nine To Noon for Tuesday 14 April 2009
09:05 Details of a highly critical international report into domestic violence in New Zealand
A team of human rights experts from the New York based Leitner Centre for International Law and Justice travelled throughout the country last year to assess New Zealand's efforts to deal with domestic violence and found serious problems with our laws, regulations and services.
Kathryn speaks with one of the report's authors, Jorge Contesse, and Ruth Herbert from the Roundtable on Violence Against Women.
10:05 Paul Potts British tenor
The former supermarket shelf-stacker and cellphone shop manager who shot to international stardom as a tenor in 2007 after winning UK television show, Britain's Got Talent.
In NZ: Paul will be playing a one-off private performance at the Ray Freedman Arts Centre in Auckland on April 15, and is performing on Dancing With The Stars tonight (Tuesday).
10:30 Book Review with Harry Broad
Beneath the Māori Moon: An Illustrated History of Māori Rugby, by Malcolm Mulholland
Published by Huia Publishers
ISBN 978 1 86969 305 3
10:45 Reading. The Mountain by Charlotte Grimshaw, told by Gareth Reeves
A young man wants a life of his own, not to be thought of as gay like his only friend.
11:05 Politics with Matthew Hooton and Laila Harre
11:30 Guest chef
Lauraine Jacobs talks about seasonal produce with recipes for Figs - Grilled Figs and Velvet Figs. John Hawkesby discusses wines to suit.
11:45 Media commentator Denis Welch