Nine To Noon for Wednesday 16 December 2009
09:05 Illegal downloading
New law changes that could affect all internet users. The Government will announce later today what it will do to deal with the problem of illegal downloading of digital material following massive internet protests over the issue.
Mark Harris, Internet consultant; and Anthony Healey, general manager of APRA, the Australasian Performing Rights Association.
09:30 Nanoparticle cancer discovery
Dr Richard Tilley, part of a Victoria University-led team that has found a way to send nanoparticles to a single cancerous cells, meaning that they can be detected earlier than with conventional tools like MRI scans. The researchers are working on doing the same thing with drugs.
10:05 Big year interview - Zachary and Deborah Guildford
New All Black winger Zac Guildford and his mother Deborah talk about what has been a momentous year for the family. Zac's selection to the All Blacks allowed him to keep a promise to his father that he would one day wear the Black jersey. His Dad, Rob, passed away at just 44 earlier this year, while watching his son play the final of the Under 20 World Cup in Tokyo.
10:30 Book Review with Kate Blackhurst
Life Stories by David Attenborough
Published by HarperCollins
10:45 Reading: The Merry Marauders by Arthur J. Rees
(Part 8 of 9 )
An adaptation of Arthur J Rees' rollicking and fun 1913 novel of an ill fated touring acting troupe as they toured the North Island in the early 20th century.
11:05 Music review with Marty Duda
Feature Artist: Tom Waits
1. Shiver Me Timbers (3:48) - Tom Waits taken from 2004 album "The Early Years Vol. 2" (Manifesto)
2. Warm Beer And Cold Women (6:16) - Tom Waits taken from 1975 album "Nighthawks At The Diner" (Elektra)
3. Frank's Wild Years (1:50) - Tom Waits taken from 1983 album "Swordfishtrombones" (Island)
4. Goin' Out West (3:47) - Tom Waits taken from 2009 album "Glitter And Doom Live" (Anti)
11:30 Legal commentator Robert Lithgow reviews the year and the recent Bazley report
11:45 Steve Braunias journeys his local downbeat arcade and how that compares with the Christmas mood at one of NZ's biggest shopping malls