Nine To Noon for Tuesday 14 September 2010
09:05 SIS recruitment policies after the resignation of Stephen Wilce
Do the recruitment processes of government agencies - particularly ones with access to sensitive information like the Security Intelligence Service - need an overhaul? Several inquiries are now underway into the appointment of the Defence Force's chief scientist Stephen Wilce, who resigned last week after allegations surfaced that he lied on his CV.
Craig Gubbins runs Personal Verification Ltd and was employed by the SIS for 26 years.
09:20 The rights of tenants and landlords of quake-damaged homes in Canterbury
Martin Evans, President of the Property Investors Federation and the owner of A1 Property Management in Christchurch; and Lisa Coulter, spokesperson for Christchurch's Tenants Protection Association.
09:40 Safety of NZ athletes at the New Zealand Commonwealth Games
The New Zealand Commonwealth Games team is considering pulling out of competition in India next month if it can't be assured security dangers can be managed.
Nick Willis, NZ 1500 metre runner who won silver at the Beijing Olympics.
10:05 Bill Streever - Adventures in the World's Frozen Places
Biologist and outdoorsman Bill Streever is fascinated by all things frozen - he tells us of his year long exploration of the coldest parts of the world, including plunging headfirst into icy arctic waters, the impact of cold on significant historical events and discovering the remarkable ways some creatures survive the winter in the world's most frozen places.
Cold: Adventures in the World's Frozen Places by Bill Streever
Published by Little Brown
10:30 Book Review with Quentin Johnson
Lit: A Memoir by Mary Karr
Published by Fourth Estate
The Nanny Run by Lynne Judge-Tocker
When every nanny except Nanny Piki gets a box of chocolates, Sam wants to know why.
11:05 Business and economic commentator Rod Oram
11:20 Patricia Clarkson - US actress
Art house favourite Patricia Clarkson has received much acclaim for her diverse roles in films such as The Station Agent, Good Night and Good Luck and Vicky Christina Barcelona. Her latest film is Cairo Time.
11:45 Media commentator Denis Welch