Nine To Noon for Monday 5 October 2009
09:05 Predatory advertising by finance companies
Sue Kedgely, Green MP and consumer advocate; Richard de Lautour, : Richard is the Chief Executive Instant Finance and IF is a member of the Financial Services Federation; and Raewyn Fox, CEO of NZ Federation of Family Budgetting Services
09:20 Sumatra earthquake
Andrew Judge, Chief Operating Officer for SurfAid, a medical aid organisation which works in isolated regions setting up community-based health programs.
World Vision -www.worldvision.org.nz
Red Cross -www.redcross.org.nz
Ph 0800 400 666 or to make an automatic $20 donation, call 0900 600 20
Surf Aid -www.surfaidinternational.org
09:30 Twins expert
Professor David Hay has been studying sets of twins for over 30 years. Professor Hay of Curtin University in Western Australia has been in the country for the New Zealand Multiple Birth Association Annual Conference, which has just been held in Wellington. With more older mothers giving birth to twins, he's also concentrated on the impact on families of multiple births.
09:45 Europe correspondent Seamus Kearney
10:05 Professor Michael Walker
Professor Michael Walker talks about research into magnetic fields and how animals and fish use them to navigate their way around the world; getting more Maori and PI students into tertiary education and science and on being Ranginui Walker's son.
10:30 Book Review with Penny Ashton
Juliet Naked by Nick Hornby
Published by Viking
10:45 Reading: Juggling with Mandarins by V M Jones
(Part 6 of 10, RNZ)
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 Politics with Andrew Campbell and Matthew Hooton
11:30 Guest chef Al Brown, Wellington chef and co-owner of Logan Brown and wine commentator John Hawkesby
11:45 Urbanist Tommy Honey
What dinosaurs, cars and computers have in common.