Nine To Noon for Friday 24 July 2009
09:05 Justice Ministers reforms, particularly on rape/sex cases
Professor Mark Henaghan, Dean of law and professor of law at Otago University
09:20 Surge in demand for au pairs
Cecilia Robinson, managing director of Au Pair Link; and Belinda Ware, mother with an au pair.
09:40 Impro muso
Adam Page makes his living from making things up on the spot - using clever technology to instantly layer his sounds to create a composition featuring several instruments - all played by himself.
09:50 Pacific correspondent with Mike Field
10:05 The Painted Garden - Christopher Johnstone
See images in the Nine to Noon Gallery.
Montana book award finalist Christopher Johnstone on how our gardening history interracted with our cultural development as a nation.
Christopher Johnstone, Art historian and author of The Painted Garden in New Zealand Art is a finalist in the Reference and Anthology category of the 2009 Montana New Zealand Book Awards (winners announced Monday night). The Painted Garden in New Zealand Art is a collection of 100 works that tell us the story of our gardening history and how it interracted with our artistic and cultural development as a nation.
10:30 Book Review with Harry Ricketts
Aloe & Other Poems by Diana Bridge
Published by Auckland University Press/Macmillan
10:45 Reading: The Orphan Gunner by Sara Knox
(Part 5 of 10)
An unconventional romance set in bomber command in Lincolnshire during WWII.
11:05 Music review with Manu Taylor
Greg Brown - "Dream City - Essential Recordings Vol 2 1997 - 2006" - 2009 Red House Records RHRCD218
Helen Henderson - "Twisting Wind" - 2009 Ranui Records HH14
Wilco - "Wilco (The Album)" - 2009 Nonesuch records 7559798496
11:30 Sports commentator Richard Boock
11:45 Week That Was with Radar and Michele A'Court
A light hearted look at the news stories that hit the headlines.