Nine To Noon for Friday 25 June 2010
09:05 South Americans dominate the World Cup after the All Whites get knocked out
Tim Vickery, South American soccer expert who writes for orld Soccer magazine and is a BBC Sports correspondent
09:25 25 percent of early childhood centres look at pulling out of 20 hours free scheme
Peter Reynolds, Early Childhood Council chief executive.
09:30 Otira for sale
The Hennah family moved to Otira, a tiny one-pub West Coast town in the Southern Alps, from Auckland in 1998 with the intention of revitalising a little piece of New Zealand history. They're now keen to sell the hotel, the fire station, the town hall and 18 houses.
Christine Hennah explains.
09:30 How dogs have become so reliant on humans they fail intelligence tests their wild counterparts can pass easily
Bradley Smith, psychologist based at the University of South Australia.
09:45 Asia correspondent Phil O'Sullivan
The performance of Asian teams in the World Cup, and the new Singapore casino.
10:05 Neville Jordan - philanthropic businessman with a passion for science and technology
Business leader who has a passion for science and technology. He's the only New Zealander to list a company on the NASDAQ technology exchange; he led a review of Crown Research Institutes and he's a venture capitalist.
10:30 Book Review with Sonja de Freiz
Together Alone by Jeff Apter
Published by Random House Australia
10:45 Reading: Close By by Margaret Pompeo
The last of five tales in the series "A Thousand Strangers: Stories From The Heart" by young refugees.
11:05 New Music with Sean McKenna
Artist: Judy Collins
Song: Diamonds and Rust (with Joan Baez)
Artist: Nina Nastasia
Song: Cry, Cry, Baby
Artist: Jess Harlen
Album: Neon Heartache
Song: Water To Sand
11:30 Sports commentator Richard Boock
The Football World Cup and Wimbledon.
11:45 Week That Was with Radar and Elisabeth Easther