Nine To Noon for Thursday 7 October 2010
09:05 Waihopai civil action
Andrew Ladley, constitutional law expert and analyst on international conflict issues.
09:20 Canterbury District Health Board's handling of Dr Onovo
A former patient of Dr Chidozie Onovo was treated by him between March and August this year. The Canterbury District Health Board employed Dr Onovo, a convicted drug smuggler from Nigeria. He was last week sentenced to 16-months in prison after admitting three charges of fraud relating to work permits and a residency application.
09:30 The 350.org climate action movement
Bill McKibben, founder and global organiser of 350.org. The American environmentalist and author has been described by Time magazine as "the world's best green journalist". 350.org is organising a Global Work Party on 10 October, in a bid to get thousands of volunteers to set up solar panels, dig community gardens or lay out bike paths.
09:45 UK correspondent Jon Dennis
10:05 Peter Lloyd - ABC journalist jailed in Singapore
Australian journalist Peter Lloyd, who was working as a correspondent in Singapore when he had a very public fall from grace when he was jailed on drugs charges.
Inside Story from ABC foreign correspondent to Singapore prisoner #12988.
Published by Allen and Unwin
10:30 Book Review with Carole Beu
Great House by Nicole Krauss
Published by Viking
Two Eyes and a Mouth, written by Elizabeth Smither and read by Bronwyn Bradley
Part two: Kate and Frankie have both lost fiancées in World War II. They form a friendship based on mutual loss and Frankie's unconventional determination to have a baby - husband or no husband.
11:05 New Technology with Nigel Horrocks
Nigel discusses the dark side of social media and dodgy overcharging for mobile calls in the US.
11:30 Bridget Williams - distinguished New Zealand publisher specialising in NZ non-fiction titles
Bridget Williams' books have won a number of significant awards, the most recent of which, Judith Binney's Encircled Lands, has recently won the NZ Post Book Awards Book of the Year Award.
11:45 Film review with Dan Slevin
Dan looks at Animal Kingdom, Water Whisperers/Tangaroa and Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga'hoole.