Nine To Noon for Wednesday 11 November 2009
09:05 The Green party pulls out of part of its co-operation deal with National
Jeannette Fitzsimons, Green MP and former co-leader.
09:20 Drugs in sport
Travis T Tygart, CEO of the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA). He's in Auckland for a sports law conference today.
09:30 Plain and simple maths for everyday living, like how to split a restaurant bill
Matt Parker is a UK maths teacher who has become a You Tube hit with his video guide on how to split restaurant bills with a simple formula. Based at Queen Mary College at the University of London, he wants to prove how maths can be used to make life easier.
09:45 Australia correspondent Paul Barclay
10:05 Brian Turner
Poet, essayist, biographer, editor, angler, cyclist, environmentalist and good keen Otago man.
Brian Turner, recipient of one of the 2009 Prime Minister's Awards for Literary Achievement and is one of New Zealand's most significant writers on landscape, environmentalism and sport.
10:30 Book Review with Kate Blackhurst
Press Pass: 40 Years of award winning New Zealand press photography by Geoff Dale
Published by HarperCollins NZ
10:44 Reading: The Vintner's Luck by Elizabeth Knox
(Part 3 of 15, RNZ)
A story of love, life, wine and angels.
11:05 Music Review with Marty Duda
Today's feature artist : Siouxsie & The Banshees
1. Hong Kong Garden (2:59) - Siouxsie & The Banshees taken from 1978 single (Polydor)
2. Happy House (3:53) - Siouxsie & The Banshees taken from 1980 album "Kaleidoscope" (Polydor)
3. Cities In Dust (3:52) - Siouxsie & The Banshees taken from 1986 album "Tinderbox" (Geffen)
4. These Boots Are Made For Walking (3:28) - Siouxsie taken from 2009 DVD "Finale: The Last Mantaray & More Show" (Shock)
11:30 Legal commentator Dean Knight
Two related cases raise questions about how state agencies should deal with people who engage in illegal and anti-social behaviour.
11:45 Art commentator Courtney Johnston
John Hurrell's art review blog (for links to dealer galleries and other art spaces)