Nine To Noon for Thursday 14 April 2011
09:05 Aaron Farmer wrongfully imprisoned for rape
Beverley Farmer, whose son was wrongfully imprisoned for rape and is due to receive an apology and compensation later today; and Simon Shamy, lawyer for Aaron Farmer.
09:30 Billions of dollars' worth of funding for roading projects in Wellington at risk
Celia Wade-Brown, Wellington's mayor, on claims that billions of dollars' worth of funding for roading projects in the country's capital could be at risk because the new council won't commit to the proposals.
09:45 UK correspondent Kate Adie
Kate Adie discusses News International's apology for phone-hacking activities; and the problem with street parties being held for the Royal nuptials.
10:05 Anne Else
Wellington writer Anne Else's husband of 30 years, the poet Harvey McQueen, died three and a half months ago - on Christmas Day, after several years of ill health. Anne talks about learning to live on her own for the first time in her life.
10:30 Book Review with Ralph McAllister
The Troubled Man by Henning Mankell
Published by Harvill Secker
10:45 Reading: Under the Huang Jiao Tree by Jane Carswell (Part 7 of 12)
A New Zealander's mid-life experience teaching English in Chongqing China.
11:05 New Technology with Nat Torkington
Copyright law changes are being pushed through parliament under urgency.
11:30 How safe are historical treasures entrusted to museum collections?
Mark Stocker, art historian and Otago University Associate Professor on how a bronze statuette of the founder of Canterbury, John Robert Godley, that was given to Bristol's British Empire and Commonwealth Museum ended up on the open market.
11:45 TV Reviewer Simon Wilson
Simon discusses TV3 pulling House and The Good Wife mid-season and reviews Come Fly With Me and and Killing Time.