Nine To Noon for Wednesday 22 September 2010
09:05 Delhi Commonwealth Games readiness
Mary Scott, Mother of 14 year old Commonwealth Games diver, Gabe Armstrong-Scott; and Dick Quax, former Distance Runner who won two silver medals for the 1500 metres at the Edinburgh Commonwealth Games in 1970, and for the 5000 metres at the Toronto Olympics in 1976; now a Manukau City Councillor.
09:20 Stadium engineering
John Scarry, structural engineer, who wrote a 2002 report on faulty design and construction; and Dr Andrew Cleland, Chief Executive of the Institution of Professional Engineers NZ.
09:20 Happiness Economics
09:45 Australia correspondent Paul Barclay
10:05 Christine Cole Catley - publisher
Christine Cole Catley set up the independant publishing company Cape Catley in 1973 and it is still going strong today. Christine also headed New Zealand's first polytechnic journalism course and has been a book and theatre reviewer and the first television critic for The Dominion and the Dominion Sunday Times.
She has just won the Copyright Licensing Ltd (CLL) Writers' Award - to help finance her autobiography, Getting Ready.
10:30 Book Review with Laura Kroetsch
Savages by Don Winslow
Published by Heinemann
Gods and Little Fishes by Bruce Ansley
The memoir of a New Brighton boy, enjoying life in a thriving seaside township. (Part 3 of 5, RNZ)
11:05 Music review with Marty Duda
Artist of the Week: Nick Cave
1. Happy Birthday (3:59) - The Birthday Party taken from 1980 album "The Birthday Party" (Missing Link)
2. God Is In The House (5:44) - Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds taken from 2001 album "No More Shall We Part" (Reprise)
3. Memory (3:42) - Nick Cave & Warren Ellis taken from 2010 album "The Road: Original Score" (Mute)
4. Heathen Child (5:01) - Grinderman taken from 2010 album "Grinderman 2" (Mute)
11:30 Employment law specialist Andrew Scott Howman
11:45 Science correspondent Simon Pollard
The Fire in their Eyes: evolutionary tinkering in the on-going arms race between predators and prey; and Queens of the Desert: naked mole rat, which may be a mammal, but keeps warm like reptiles and lives in colonies like social insects.