Nine To Noon for Thursday 29 April 2010
09:05 Tobacco vs alcohol excise tax
Professor Doug Sellman, director, National Addiction Centre, Christchurch School of Medicine and Health Sciences.
09:20 Financial super-regulator
Stephen Franks, lawyer and former member of the Securities Commission, who advised on the Government's securities law reform programme back in the early 1990s.
09:45 UK correspondent Jon Dennis
10:05 How has decriminalisation changed the sex industry?
Catherine Healy, NZ Prostitutes' Collective National Coordinator.
10:25 Book Review with Crystal Beavis
Bad Ideas: An Arresting History of our Inventions by Robert Winston
Published by Bantam Press
10:45 Reading: How to Make Your First Billion, by Matthew Solon
A fictionalised insight into Silicon Valley, the home of the global communications revolution (Part 9 of 10, BBC/Goldhawk)
11:05 New Technology with Nigel Horrocks
YouTube five years after it started; testing an iPad and Silicon Valley Police investigate iPhone-Gate, the bizarre case of the stolen iPhone.
Meet me at the Zoo -first ever You Tube video to be uploaded
11:30 Freedom camping
Geoff Ensor , Tourism Industry Association advocacy manager; Maureen Pugh, Westland District mayor.
11:45 TV Reviewer Simon Wilson looks back at the NZ Masterchef grand final, and whether the Comedy Gala is all it's cracked up to be