Nine To Noon for Tuesday 30 March 2010
09:05 Lake Alice psychiatric home - open for UN to investigate claims of abuse
John Edwards, Wellington lawyer who has represented over 100 former patients; Paul Zentveld, former Lake Alice patient who received compensation and founder of Survivors of Lake Alice.
09:30 Social impact bonds
Bonds which raise money from private investors and the proceeds are applied to schemes to solve social problems.
David Hutchison, chief executive of Social Finance, a British "social-investment bank" which is launching the bond and has ideas for other ones.
09:45 USA correspondent Jack Hitt
10:05 Dr Sandy Simpson - former head of Mason Clinic
Clinical director of the Mason Clinic, which treats offenders with psychiatric problems, since 1991. The clinic was created in response to a Government inquiry into the care of mentally ill offenders.
10:30 Book Review with Harry Ricketts
The Final Act of Mr Shakespeare by Robert Winder
Published by Little, Brown
10:45 Reading: Where Underpants Come From' by Joe Bennett (Episode 2 of 12)
Joe heads off to China in a bid to trace his underpants back to their source.
11:05 Business and Economic commentator Rod Oram
The implications of the potential purchase by a Chinese company of New Zealand dairy farms.
11:30 Peter Nowak - Sex, Bombs and Burgers
Peter Nowak is a science journalist, blogger and author of Sex, Bombs and Burgers.
Sex Bombs and Burgers: how war, porn and fast food created technology as we know it by Peter Nowak
Published by Allen and Unwin RRP $38.99
11:45 Media commentator Denis Welch
The future of on-line news - and TVNZ's move to cut out the middle man and deal directly with advertisers.