Nine To Noon for Thursday 26 May 2011
09:05 Urewera 15
The Urewera 15 have been told they will not have their trial until next year - 4 and a half years after their arrests. Can they still get a fair trial after all this time?
Kahungunu Barron Afeaki, lawyer for one of the Urewera 15; and Nigel Hampton QC, Christchurch barrister who has spoken out against delays in the justice system.
09:20 Is imprisonment the best way to control crime rates?
Professor David Brown, Emeritus Professor who is an expert in criminal law from the University of New South Wales.
09:45 UK correspondent Jon Dennis
Jon Dennis reports on the the Obamas' visit to London and the debate raging over privacy laws.
10:05 Gene Sharp - non-violence theorist
Gene Sharp, founder of the US-based Albert Einstein Institution, hailed as the world's top theorist of non-violent strategy.
10:30 Book Review with Anne Buchanan
Two Wings of a Nightingale by Jill Worrall
Published by Exisle Publishing
10:45 Reading: The Life and Times of a Brown Paper Bag by Kevin Milne
The remarkable, amusing and sometimes very moving autobiography from New Zealand’s best known and award-winning battler for the little guy.
Audio of this story will be available here after broadcast.
11:05 New Technology with Nat Torkington
Gadgets that betray us; money online: an alternative digital currency, BitCoin, which is making governments nervous; Square, a credit-card reader for the iPhone; and an open source tractor ....
11:30 Getting kids into trades
Stella Clyde, teacher at Otamatea High School in Maungatoroto in the Kaipara District of Northland; Matt Turner, Owner of GAS Maungatoroto, a petrol station and workshop; and Brandon Moring, teenage apprentice mechanic at GAS Maungatoroto, former student of Otamatea High School, Maungatoroto.
11:45 Film review
Film reviewer Graeme Tuckett reviews Biutiful and Brighton Rock.