Nine To Noon for Thursday 29 October 2009
09:05 News and feature interviews
09:20 Pain - should be recognised as condition in its own right
Dr Penny Briscoe, pain specialist and dean, Faculty of Pain Medicine, Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists. Dr Briscoe is an anaesthetist from Royal Adelaide Hospital, and Deputy Chair, National Pain Summit steering committee (Australia).
09:30 Bundanoon water ban
Locals in the small New South Wales town of Bundanoon are hoping their ban on bottled water is catching on. In September, Bundanoon became the first town in the world to ban the sale of bottled water.
Huw Kingston, local cafe and bike shop owner explains.
09:45 UK correspondent Matthew Parris
10:05 Sue Bradford
Veteran MP Sue Bradford looks back on her life and times as she prepares to bow out of parliament.
10:30 Book Review with Sonja de Freiz
Her Fearful Symmetry by Audrey Niffenegger
Published by Jonathan Cape
10:45 Reading. Miss G's Dilemma - a short story by Shelley Burne- Field
A school teacher dreams of escaping the classroom, but changes her mind.
Colin discusses why and how you should backup your computer.
11:30 Pioneer New Zealand
Historian David Filer on the story of pioneer New Zealand as told through professional and amateur artists of the time.
The National Library's Timeframes
11:45 Television reviewer Simon Wilson