Nine To Noon for Tuesday 18 August 2009
09:05 Sexualisation of children
Steve Biddulph, best-selling author of parenting books and one of the keynote speakers at a Melbourne Conference The Sexualisation of Childhood; and Julie Gale, organiser of conference on the sexualisation of children in the media. Founder of the lobby group Kids Free 2B Kids.
09:35 New Zealand wine in Asia
New markets in Asia for New Zealand winemakers.
Lisa Perotti, holds a Master of Wine qualification and writes for wine guide eRobertParker.com: The Independent Consumer's Guide to Fine Wine.
09:45 US correspondent Jack Hitt
10:05 Sir Peter Gluckman
Founding director of the world-renowned Liggins Institute and one of New Zealand's best known scientists, Professor Gluckman is the Government's science adviser, first Chief Science Advisor to the Prime Minister of New Zealand.
10:30 Book Review with Rae McGregor
A History of the 'Unfortunate Experiment' at National Women's Hospital by Linda Bryder
Published by Auckland University Press
10:45 Reading: Landings by Jenny Pattrick
(Part 2 of 15)
A vivid tale of the early 20th-century Whanganui River community.
11:05 Business and Economic commentator Rod Oram discusses
11:30 Medical Murder: Disturbing Cases of Doctors Who Kill
Robert M Kaplan, author and forensic psychiatrist who has delved into the minds of doctors who murder their patients . He is an expert on 'clinicide', the phenomenon of doctors who kill. His Book Medical Murder profiles many different doctors who have killed, including Dr Harold Shipman and Dr Radovan Karadzic.
11:45 Media commentator Denis Welch looks at the latest media issues
How newspapers report their own circulation figures, and the coverage of property market stories.