Nine To Noon for Friday 6 August 2010
09:05 Coroner's report critical of safety on a cycling event calls for higher standards for event organisers
Keith Crate, is a veteran cycle race organiser and director of the Association of Event Professionals and a former event director of the Lake Taupo Cycle Challenge.
09:20 Louisiana oil spill
President Obama says the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico is almost over. Yesterday, he released a report yesterday suggesting that 75% of the 4.9 million barrels of oil spewed into the water has effectively been dealt with. Locals are skeptical and are still struggling with the impact on the tourism and fisheries industries.
Craig Taffaro Jr, President of St Bernard Parish, Louisiana talks with Kathryn Ryan
09:30 Jessica Watson - Solo teen sailor
Jessica Watson maintains she is just an ordinary girl who has fulfilled a dream, despite being the youngest person to sail around the world. The Australian teenager, who is the youngest person to sail around the world, tells us about her dramatic journey.
True Spirit by Jessica Watson
Published by Hachette
09:45 Asia correspondent Phil O'Sullivan
10:05 Richard Schickel - Veteran US film critic/ Clint Eastwood biographer
Richard Schickel is a film critic, documentary film maker and movie historian, who has written over 30 books.
10:30 Children's Book Review with John McIntyre
Enid Blyton's Famous Five - updated
Malcolm and Juliet by Bernard Beckett
16-year-old Malcolm is determined to win first prize at the National Secondary School's Science Fair. He's decided to film a documentary on sex. (Part 5 of 15)
11:05 New Music with Sean McKenna
Artist: Ben Folds & Nick Hornby
Album: Lonely Avenue (released 28 September 2010)
Song: From Above
The Arcade Fire's show at New York Madison Square Garden is being streamlined live at 2pm today here
11:30 Sports commentator Richard Boock
11:45 Week That Was with Radar and Pinky Agnew