Nine To Noon for Tuesday 29 September 2009
09:05 PPTA calls for end to integration
Kate Gainsford, PPTA Union President; and Robyn Prior, Chair of Association of Integrated Schools.
09:30 Father-son trans-Tasman rowers
Sean Quincey and Colin Quincey.
Sean Quincey will in November attempt to follow his father's footsteps by rowing solo unassisted across the Tasman. Colin Quincey remains the only person make the crossing solo and survive.
09:45 US correspondent Jack Hitt
10:05 Julie Catt - Author of Normal: the true story of a complicated family
Psychologist Julie Catt on her own unconventional life - raising six kids on two continents, Australia and the US, with two husbands, a former boyfriend and a former girlfriend.
10:30 Book Review with Phil Vine
Censoring an Iranian Love Story by Shahriar Mandanipour
Published by Little, Brown
10:45 Reading: Juggling with Mandarins by V M Jones
Pip feels he is being called on to fulfill sporting ambitions his father can no longer achieve. He is also struggling with his changing feelings for the girl next door. As well as learning to juggle mandarins, he learns how to juggle new feelings and relationships, and to succeed in indoor rock climbing.
11:05 Business and economic commentator Rod Oram
Rod Oram discusses the G20 in Pittsburgh and the UN's special session on climate change in New York City.
11:30 Taxes and NZ Property Market
Would a tax on interest paid for property purchases be preferable to an interest rate hike when it comes to trying to cool the NZ property market.
Paul Chrystall, managing director of private investment firm Maui Capital.
11:45 Media commentator Denis Welch discusses the latest media issues