Nine To Noon for Friday 23 October 2009
09:05 Medals thief sentencing
Chris Bensemann, Detective Inspector who led the investigation; and Colonel Raymond Seymour, Waiouru Army Museum director.
09:20 Medals thief sentencing
Lord Michael Ashcroft, a British medal collector who put forward a 200 thousand dollar reward to see the medals' safe return.
09:25 Academic whizzkid
Michael Hoy has two degrees - BE and BSC with first class honours - and he is now pursuing a PhD at the University of New South Wales in Sydney looking at vehicle collision avoidance.
09:30 Evolution: women of the future will be shorter, plumper and more fertile according to research from Yale University
Stephen Stearns is an Evolutionary Biologist at Yale University.
09:45 Asia correspondent Phil O'Sullivan
10:05 Lynne Truss
British writer and broadcaster best known for her book, Eat, Shoots and Leaves, has a new book out: Get Her Off the Pitch about her four years as a sports columnist.
10:30 Children's Book Review with John McIntyre, from The Children's Bookshop, Kilbirnie, Wellington
Banquo's Son by T K Roxborough
Published by Penguin
The Crossing by Mandy Hager
Published by Random House
Copper Top by Coral Atkinson
Published by Dancing Tuatara Press
10:45 Reading. The Heroics Of Hughie - a short story by David Hill
Uncle Hughie never seemed much like a war hero but in his front hall hung a citation for his "Splendid Deeds" on the Island of Crete.
11:05 New Music with Sean McKenna
We're Both in Love With A Sexy Lady by Flight of the Conchords
From the album I Told You I Was Freaky
Video: Albi the Racist Dragon
Your Song by Harry Connick Jr
From the album Your Songs
Video: It Had To Be You
11:30 Sports commentator Joseph Romanos
11:45 Week That Was with Radar and Michele A'Court