Nine To Noon for Wednesday 26 May 2010
09:05 Impact of ETS on power prices
Richard Gordon, spoksperson for state-owned Genesis Energy; Brian Leyland, independent power industry consultant; and Graeme Purches, TrustPower spokesperson.
09:20 Elliot Washer, founder, Big Picture Education
Education expert visiting New Zealand as guest of Te Kura, The Correspondence School. Big Picture Learning is based on individualising learning according to what kids are interested in and taking it into a 'real world context'. In other words - personalised learning that is not stuck in a theory based classroom.
09:45 Australia correspondent Paul Barclay
Israeli diplomat (Mossad representative) expelled for counterfeiting Australia passports. Communications Minister Stephen Conroy at war with Google for "single greatest privacy breach", Australian Reserve Bank currency firms pay bribes to win contracts.
10:05 Sir Max Hastings
Sir Max Hastings, British author, journalist, editor and historian.
His new memoir Did You Really Shoot the Television? is about his childhood and journalist parents. He also talks about his adult life as war correspondent and editor of two Fleet St newspapers.
Did You Really Shoot the Television? A family fable by Max Hastings
Published by Fourth Estate
10:30 Book Review with John King
The Dead Republic by Roddy Doyle
Published by Jonathan Cape
10:45 Reading. Skin Writing: 3 Digital Wairua by Albert Belz
Another story from the small tattoo studio called Underworld where the lines between the past and present meet every day.
11:05 Music review with Marty Duda
Feature artist: Levon Helm
1. Leave Me Alone (2:37) - Levon & The Hawks taken from 1965 single (Ware)
2. The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down (3:33) - The Band taken from 1969 album "The Band" (Capitol)
3. Hurricane (4:04) - Levon Helm taken from 1980 album "American Son" (MCA)
4. Growin' Trade (4:22) - Levon Helm taken from 2009 album "Electric Dirt" (Vanguard)
11:30 Legal commentator Robert Lithgow discusses criminal law
11:45 Film reviewer Graeme Tuckett
Robin Hood, The Out Takes Film Festival and Letters to Juliet.