Nine To Noon for Monday 8 March 2010
09:05 Support for P Addicts
Kerry Gosset's son, Kasha William, is a P addict who was jailed for attempted murder last week in Christchurch. The family repeatedly sought help for their son but say they got no support from authorities.
0800 787 797 Alcohol Drug Helpline
09:30 Palliative care trends
Barbara Monroe, CEO of St Christopher's, the largest hospice in the UK and the place where palliative care originated around 40 years ago.
Barbara is giving a public lecture on Monday night: "What do we say to the children? Supporting children and adolescents through serious illness, death and loss" 7-8pm, Monday 8 March, Centennial Theatre, Auckland Grammar School.
09:45 Europe correspondent Seamus Kearney
10:05 Elephant Man - Richard Lair
Richard Lair runs the Elephant Conservation Center in the Lampang province,Thailand where he also founded the world famous Thai Elephant Orchestra. He was among the first to sell art painted by elephants - the proceeds from that and the orchestra's CDs provide much needed funds for the care of elephants all over Thailand.
10:30 Book Review with Rae McGregor
The Postmistress by Sarah Blake
Published by Viking
10:45 Reading: Duet by David Hill
A teenage blues guitarist finds himself playing a duet with the gorgeous flautist in the youth orchestra. (Part 6 of 10)
11:05 Politics with Andrew Campbell and Matthew Hooten
11:30 Guest Chef Paul Jobin and wine commentator John Hawkesby
Bluff Oysters with Apple and Horseraddish Dressing + Singapore Noodles
11:45 Off the Beaten Track with Kennedy Warne, outdoorsman and adventurer