Nine To Noon for Wednesday 22 April 2009
09:05 NZ Defence review
Dr Lance Beath, Senior lecturer at Military Studies Institute; Sernior Lecturer at Victoria University's School of Government; Senior fellow at the Centre of Strategic Studies.
09:15 NZ Defence review includes proposal for military gap year
Ernie Buutveld, President of the NZ Principals' Federation
09:20 Wind energy
Steve Sawyer, head of the Global Wind Energy Council on what the prospect is of this renewable source has of becoming mainstream.
09:45 Australia correspondent Ray Moynihan
More on the deadly explosion on board a boat filled with asylum seekers last week and the debate its sparked about Australia's border protection policies.
10:05 Community Service - Maggie Kemp
South Auckland great-grandmother, in renal failure and on dialysis 10 hours a day, who's working full time as a community health worker. Maggie Kemp tells us why she wants to make a difference.
10:30 Book Review with Emma Hart
A Reliable Wife by Robert Goolrick
Published by Hachette
10:45 Reading: Going Back To The End by Charlotte Grimshaw told by Elizabeth McRae
A burglary sparks a sort of epiphany late in life for writer Celia Myers.
11:05 Music Review with Marty Duda
Artist Of The Week is Tony Joe White
1. Polk Salad Annie (3:46) - Tony Joe White taken from 1969 album
"Black and White" (Monument)
2. Rainy Night In Georgia (4:36) - Tony Joe White taken from 1972
album "Live In Europe 1971" (Delta)
3. Steamy Windows (4:01) - Tony Joe White taken from 1991 album
"Closer To The Truth" (Remark)
4. Closing In On The Fire (4:29) - Tony Joe White & Lucinda Williams
taken from 2004 album "The Heroines" (Sanctuary)
11:30 Legal commentator Robert Lithgow, Wellington barrister
Today Robert looks at protests, violence and the police.
11:45 Film Review with Graeme Tuckett
The Grocer's Son and The Men's Group.