Nine To Noon for Tuesday 21 December 2010
09:05 Some severely physically disabled children will go without intensive therapy because of cuts to Government funding
Dave Ching, the national coordinator for the New Zealand Foundation of Conductive Education - a daily therapy programme run in three primary school units around the country which is being phased out as existing students move on to secondary school; Trudy Heath, principal of Addington School which has a Conductive Education Centre and the chairperson of the New Zealand Foundation for Conductive Education; and Brian Coffey, group manager of Strategy for Special Education - Ministry of Education.
09:20 Doctors for Sexual Abuse Care are noticing a steady increase in young women seeking help after bouts of binge drinking
Dr Clare Healy, DSAC executive member.
09:45 US correspondent Jack Hitt
10:05 Big Year Interview - Sarah Gibbs and Catherine de Groot, Trilogy skincare founders
Sarah Gibbs and Catherine de Groot are the sisters who started the Trilogy natural skincare company in an Upper Hutt shed and went on to sell the company this year, for 20 million dollars.
10:30 Book Review with Crystal Beavis
I Remember Nothing and Other Reflections by Nora Ephron
Published by Black Swan
10:45 Reading: Red Christmas, a short story by Paula Morris
In Iceland when it doesn't snow, they call it Red Christmas, but Ani, Tama and Henry know a different kind of Red Christmas, a violent one.
11:05 Business commentator Fran O'Sullivan
What the leaked WikiLeaks cables have revealed about Fonterra and former Hanover Finance boss Mark Hotchin's latest legal woes.
Lucy Wadeson, the first person to do a complete study of the Tombs of Petra, the rock cut architecture which recently been home to the Bedouin people.
11:45 Media commentator Denis Welch
Denis Welch wraps up his media musings for the year with WikiLeaks and stories that moved and alarmed in 2010.