Nine To Noon for Thursday 17 September 2009
09:05 Proposals for smoking legislation
Professor Richard Edwards, Otago University public health researcher; and Roger Bull, chairman of the NZ Association of Convenience Stores.
09:20 Maori party's push to tighten smoking laws
Tariana Turia, Associate Health Minister.
09:35 Alcohol at school balls and boozy after parties
Justin Boyle, Rector, St Bede's College; and Faye Costain, deputy principal of Waimea College, in Richmond, who is anti after ball parties; Allan Parker, father of year 11 girl at Rangitoto College.
09:45 UK correspndent Michael White
10:05 How people interact with computers/new technologies
Clifford Nass, head of Stanford University's Communication between Humans and Interactive Media Lab. His research has been applied by more than 250 media products and services for companies including Microsoft, BMW, Sony and Time-Warner.
10:30 Book Review with Laura Kroetsch
The Wrong Grave by Kelly Link
Published by Text Publishing
10:45 Reading. File This - a short story by Katy Soljak
Mrs Brenda O'Sullivan receives an intriguing letter from her ex. She files her nails, organizes to meet and ponders the truism about revenge being a dish best served cold.
11:05 New Technology with Courtney Johnston
Access, innovation and using social media to reach out to communities and audiences in the GLAM sector (Galleries, Libraries, Archives, Museums).
11:30 Health issues facing New Zealand children
Dr Simon Rowley, Auckland City Hospital paediatrician answers some common concerns parents have about their childrens health. He wrote the foreword for The Kiwi Kids Health Book.
11:45 Television reviewer Simon Wilson