Nine To Noon for Wednesday 25 August 2010
09:05 Super City chief executive
Doug McKay, interim CEO of the Auckland Super City council.
09:25 Ed Stafford - First known person to walk the Amazon
This month Ed Stafford became the first known person in history to walk the entire length of the Amazon River in South America. The 34-year-old former British Army captain and his assistant Cho, who walked with Ed for most of the near two-and-a-half year trek, ran into the sea after a mammoth 85km final day's walking. He charted his journey along the way through a blog and video posts.
09:45 Australia correspondent Dennis Atkins
National Affairs editor at the Courier-Mail newspaper.
10:05 Laila Harre
Laila Harre, former politician, and unionist, who's most recently been a human resources and 'change manager' at the super city Transition Agency in Auckland. She will soon leave New Zealand for a new two-year role with the International Labour Organisation in Suva.
10:30 Book Review with Dan Slevin
The Last Everyday Hero: The Bert Sutcliffe Story by Richard Boock
Published by Longacre Press / Random House NZ
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 3 of 5)
11:05 Music review with Marty Duda
Feature artist: Ray LaMontagne
1. Jolene (4:11) - Ray LaMontagne taken from 2004 album "Trouble" (RCA)
2. You Can Bring Me Flowers (4:12) - Ray LaMontagne taken from 2006 album "Till The Sun Turns Black" (RCA)
3. You Are The Best Thing (3:54) - Ray LaMontagne taken from 2008 album "Gossip In The Grain" (RCA)
4. Repo Man (6:08) - Ray LaMontagne taken from 2010 album "God Willin' & The Creek Don't Rise" (RCA)
11:30 Legal commentator Dean Knight
Dean discusses reconstituting the Constitution.
11:45 Science commentator Dr David Haywood
The peer review process and the NIWA court case, and the evolution of the penis.