Nine To Noon for Thursday 24 September 2009
09:05 Is the recession really over?
Economist Brian Easton has studied every recession in New Zealand since the 1970s, he discusses what is happening currently and when a recovery is likely.
09:20 21st century land grabs
Joachim von Braun, Director General of International Food Policy Research Institute.
09:30 Famous Dunedin named flats
Sarah Gallagher is researching a book about famous Dunedin named flats.
09:45 UK correspondent Kate Adie
10:05 Dr Sharad Paul - Doctor and philanthropist
Skin cancer specialist and owner of Baci Lounge cafe/bookstores, whose profits are donated to children's literacy initiatives.
10:35 Sir Howard Morrison Tribute
Entertainer Sir Howard Morrison has died. Sir Howard, 74, who had a history of heart problems, died at his home in Rotorua.
Listen to the Sir Howard Morrison Waitangi Rua Rau Tau lecture, as mentioned by Paul Diamond.
10:45 Reading. A Good Catch - a short story by Mary Bell Thornton
Stan is out whitebaiting with his scoop net and falls into the river.
11:05 New Technology
Nat Torkington, Software Freedom Day and teaching kids to program.
011:30 Psychologist and parenting expert Nigel Latta
Discusses bedtime tips for frightened children - kids imaginations, fears, monsters, nightmares and night terrors.
11:45 Television with Simon Wilson
Two new American dramas, The Riches and True Blood.