Nine To Noon for Friday 19 June 2009
09:05 Visa scams
Su'a William Sio, Labour MP for Mangere; and Andrew Annakin, Head of Immigration New Zealand.
09:20 Japan's scientific whaling programme
Peter Garrett, former Midnight Oil frontman and Australian environment minister Peter Garrett who's spearheading moves to block Japan's scientific whaling programme.
09:30 Save the Poles project
Eric Larsen, explorer who's embarking on a mission to climb Mt Everest, and reach the North and South Poles within a 365 day period.
09:45 Asia correspondent Phil O'Sullivan
10:05 Space travel and history
Piers Bizony, author of One Giant Leap - Apollo 11 Forty Years On - a book celebrating the 40th anniversary of the moon landings.
10:25 Children's books with John McIntyre
Saffron by Victoria Azaro
Lucy Willow by Sally Gardner
Judy Moody Goes To College by Megan MacDonald
10:45 Reading: Sanctuary: 5. Slow Road From Myanmar by Elspeth Sandys
Hser Naymoo lived most of her 36 years in a refugee camp in Thailand. When her home village was swept away in floods Hser Naymoo and her family fled to the south east of Myanmar and were taken in by Karen people-a rebellious group targeted by the army. After seven years of barely keeping ahead of the army as well as fending off disease and starvation the family fled again eventually reaching a refugee camp in Thailand.
11:05 Music with Manu Taylor
Iggy Pop - "Preliminaires" - 2009 EMI Music France 5099969857829
David Bremner - "Gung Ho - Virtuoso Works For Trombone" - Atoll ACD109
The Checks - "Alice By The Moon" - 2009 Pie Club Records PIECLUB002
11:30 Sports commentator Joseph Romanos
11:45 The week that was with Jon Bridges and Gemma Gracewood