Nine To Noon for Monday 23 August 2010
09:05 Australia's hung parliament
Dean Jaensch, Professor of political studies at Flinders University and one of Australia's longest-serving political commentators.
09:20 Are too many school students are falling behind in maths because they have not been taught the basics - including memorising their times tables?
John Langley, former head of the Auckland College of Education and education consultant; Anne Smith, training director and owner of NumberWorks 'n' Words New Zealand.
09:45 Europe correspondent Peter Craven
10:05 Greta Bradman - Australian soprano and granddaughter of Australia's legendary cricketer Sir Don Bradman
Greta Bradman discusses releasing her debut album Forest Of Dreams, an album of lullabies to soothe and calm infants. With a PhD in Psychology, Greta wanted to create an album that would not only promote an interest in music but to also promote better quality sleep and better attention with the aim of maximising infants' learning abilities.
10:30 Book Review with Carole Beu
Anthropology of an American Girl by Hilary Thayer Hamann
Published by Allen & Unwin, $38.99
Between The Lines written and read by Elisabeth Easther
Cass, a kiwi girl working in London thinks she has had a lucky break when she befriends some film producers (Part 1 of 5)
11:05 Political commentators Andrew Campbell and Matthew Hooton
The ACT party meltdown and lessons from the Australian election.
11:30 Guest Chef Len Baldwin and wine commentator Stephen Morris
11:45 Off the Beaten Track with Kennedy Warne
The outdoorsman and adventurer discusses Maori rock art and discoveries at Pegasus Town.