Nine To Noon for Tuesday 5 May 2009
09:05 Lack of rehab and treatment services for those battling alcohol and drug addictions
Cate Kearney, CEO Alcohol and Drug Association; Professor Doug Sellman, director, National Addiction Centre; and Michael, whose son went through rehab for drug addiction.
09:30 Police Diversity
Kefeng Chu, New Zealand Police's Strategic Ethnic Advisor who has been involved in putting together New Zealand Police's, 'Practical Reference to Religious Diversity'.
Police have reissued 'Practical Reference to Religious Diversity' - it gives information about several religions and what people need to be aware of when dealing with different cultures and religions. This guide can be found online - www.police.govt.nz/resources/2005/religious-diversity/religious-diversity.html
10:05 Sceptic mind reader
Philip Escoffey is one of Britain's leading mind readers and psychic illusionists.
10:30 Book Review with Bruce Brown
Mr Ambassador: Memoirs of Sir Carl Berendsen
Edited Hugh Templeton
Published by Victoria University Press
10:45 Reading: Llamas & Empanadas by Eleanor Meecham
Episode 2 of 10
Recounting her 5000 kilometre bicycle journey in the wilds of Argentina, Chile and Bolivia.
11:05 Business with Rod Oram, Business and Economic commentator
11:30 Once Were Radicals
Irfan Yusuf is a Sydney-based lawyer, and writer on Muslim issues. He is the author of Once Were Radicals, published by Allen and Unwin. It tells his story of his youthful engagement with political Islam. He also talks more generally about the suspicion and resentment that young Muslims in Australia and New Zealand face.
11:45 Media with Denis Welch
A weekly look at media issues - he's looking at swine flu and supermarkets.