Nine To Noon for Tuesday 19 May 2009
09:05 SAFE has just named the pig farm exposed pigs jammed into small crates and will invite the Agriculture minister to visit other intensive pig farms
Hans Kriek, director of SAFE - Save Animals From Exploitation; Sue Kedgley, Green Party MP; Sam McIvor, Pork Industry Board CEO.
09:20 Early childhood education - why is NZ failing in many crucial areas?
Rae Julian, from Save the Children; Dr Sarah Farquahar, of the Early Childhood Council, which represents the childcare industry; and Dr Kimberley Powell, Pesident of the Infant Mental Health Association.
09:45 US correspondent Richard Adams
Washington editor of The Guardian
10:05 Max Gimblett
New York based artist who's been at the forefront of New Zealand painting for over two decades.
Max Gimblett's work encompasses a range of styles, from abstract expressionism to Japanese calligraphy - he discusses life in the States, and his passion for eastern art.
View images of Max Gimblett's work in the Nine to Noon gallery.
10:25 Book Review with Michele A'Court
The Fraud by Barbara Ewing
Published by Little, Brown.
ISBN 978 184 744 2024
10:45 Reading: On An Island With Consequences Dire by Kelly-Ana Morey
Episode 2 of 10
On a summer island, one bloody fit of jealousy and rage changes the lives of three teenage schoolgirl friends forever
11:05 Business with Rod Oram, Business and Economic commentator
11:30Dr Suess and Homer's Odyssey
Brian Boyd, Distinguished Professor of English at the University of Auckland, is the author of a new book on Dr Suess and Homer's Odyssey and the evolutionary connection between them.
11:45 Media with Denis Welch
Dennis looks at this week's media issues including pigs, Christine Rankin, Melissa Lee and some of the recent media awards.