Nine To Noon for Wednesday 30 March 2011
09:05 Guidelines for schools dealing with bullying
A mother says her son and his 11-year-old classmates were subjected to repeated and violent bullying from a fellow pupil, involving knives, attempted strangulation and stalking. She believes that the guidelines to schools from the Ministry of Education focus too much on the rights of the perpetrator.
09:15 Guidelines for schools dealing with bullying
Peter Simpson, president of the NZ Principals Federation
09:20 The new Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority - CERA.
Andrew Geddis, public and electoral law professor at Otago University
09:30 The case for compulsory voting - is it the best way to ensure a high voter turnout, particularly in local body elections?
Larry Saha, Professor of Social Sciences at the Australian National University who has studied compulsory voting in some of the 30 countries around the world which have gone down that route.
09:45 Australia correspondent Ray Moynihan
10:05 Saleem Abboud Ashkar - Classical pianist
Internationally renowned Palestinian-Israeli pianist from Nazareth who studied music at Jewish schools in Jerusalem. He lives in Berlin now but returns to his home country each year to teach local children about classical music. He's in New Zealand to tour with the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra.
10:30 Book Review with Jane Westaway
A Widow's Story: A Memoir by Joyce Carol Oates
Published by Fourth Estate
10:45 Reading: The Other Side Of Silence by Margaret Mahy (Part 8 of 12)
The adventure of a girl who decides to stop speaking.
11:05 Music review with Marty Duda
Feature Artist: Elbow
1. Red (5:11) - Elbow taken from 2001 album "Asleep In The Back" (V2)
2. The Fix (4:27) - Elbow taken from 2008 album "The Seldom Seen Kid" (Fiction)
3. Lippy Kids (6:06) - Elbow taken from 2011 album "Build A Rocket Boys!" (Fiction)
4. Jesus Is A Rochdale Girl (3:18) - Elbow taken from 2011 album "Build A Rocket Boys!" (Fiction)
11:30 Legal commentator Catriona MacLennan
The Minister of Justice and the Principal Family Court Judge's plans for changes in the Family Court and whether there is a difference of opinion on what changes should be made.
11:45 Arts commentator Courtney Johnston
Trademarks and copyrights in the art - a kerfuffle around some Historically Hardcore posters, and artist Richard Prince loses a copyright case.