Nine To Noon for Thursday 9 December 2010
09:05 Constitutional review to look at the parliamentary terms and the Treaty of Waitangi
Andrew Geddis, Associate Professor specialising in public and electoral law at Otago University; Moana Jackson, Maori lawyer who is chairs an independent iwi constitutional working group.
09:25 US engagement with Muslims
Farah Pandith, US Secretary of State's Special Representative to Muslim Communities. The Indian-born Muslim was appointed to the role in June last year and reports directly to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.
09:45 UK correspondent Jon Dennis
10:05 Miriam Frank - author, Holocaust survivor and Otago University educated doctor
My Innocent Absence: Tales from a nomadic life by Miriam Frank
Published by Arcadia
10:30 Book Review with Mary McCallum
The Night Bookmobile by Audrey Niffenegger
Published by Jonathan Cape
10:45 Reading: Turaki Domain by Justin Eade (Part 2 of 2)
Tex Rapley is a seventy test All Black legend who has played to massive crowds in all the great stadia of the world. Today Tex is playing on pitch number two , Turaki Domain before thirty spectators.
11:05 New Technology with Nigel Horrocks
Predictions for 2015, how the computer whiz kids laughed at what's become one of the fastest growing companies in the world and modern art and the man with a camera in his head.
11:30 Psychologist and parenting expert Nigel Latta
Advice for mothers on speaking to boys.
11:45 TV Reviewer Simon Wilson sums up the best and worst of the food shows
Gordon Ramsay versus Heston Blumenthal.