Nine To Noon for Thursday 17 June 2010
09:05 Taranaki ambulance delays
Annie and Robert Fletcher, Rural couple who waited five hours for an ambulance to come; Graham Hayward, President of the Ambulance Association for the Central Region.
09:20 Mobile phone companies could be forced to drop cross-network call rates
Sue Chetwin, Chief Executive of Consumer NZ.
Dr Kim Chilman-Blair and Dr Kate Hersov, co-founders of Medikidz
09:45 UK correspondent Matthew Parris
10:05 Todd Rundgren - Musician and record producer
Todd Rundgren, session musician, composer and a producer. He started out as a performer, and moved into producing artists like Meat Loaf, Janis Joplin, Ringo Starr, Patti Smith, The Band, Hall and Oates and the Psychedelic Furs. He's also step-dad to actress Liv Tyler. Todd has released a new album of his own versions of songs by legendary 1920s/30s bluesman Robert Johnson.
10:30 Book Review with Ralph McAllister
Midnight in a Perfect Life by Michael Collins
Published by Weidenfeld & Nicolson
10:45 Reading: Manhunt, by Owen Marshall (part one)
A junior officer in the Territorials is co-opted into assisting the police in the search for a killer on the run in the Kaimanawa Ranges. The operation is being directed by an older police officer who doesn't have much time for the eager young man.
Read by Jed Brophy.
11:05 New Technology with Lance Wiggs
The iPhone 4 pre-order debacle.
11:30 Psychologist and parenting expert Nigel Latta
Boys and their timekeeping - can they be trained to improve their time management, or are they a lost cause?
11:45 Film Review with Graeme Tuckett
Graeme reviews Amreeka and Get Him to the Greek.