Nine To Noon for Wednesday 13 July 2011
09:05 A Supreme Court ruling rejects the way ACC assesses long term clients as ready to return to work
Peter Sara, the lawyer for Karen McGrath who took her fight with ACC over the work readiness test to the Supreme Court; Bruce Courtenay, who lost his arm in a motorcycle accident and has been assessed as fit to return to work in a range of jobs that his lawyer argues he is unable to do because of his injuries and continuing phantom pain; and Hazel Armstrong, ACC lawyer who says the Supreme Court ruling sets a significant precedent that will see a raft of appeals by clients have had their ACC payments cut off.
9:25 Does maskophobia really exist - or do too many New Zealanders lack knowledge of the different cultures and religions?
Fiona Lovatt, head of Islamic Studies at Zayed College, an integrated Muslim school in Auckland.
09:45 Australia correspondent Karen Middleton
Julia Gillard's controversial carbon pricing plan and bad opinion polls for the government.
10:05 Wine pioneer Allan Scott
Recently awarded a New Zealand Order of Merit, Allan Scott talks to Kathryn Ryan about the evolution of the wine industry and what it has meant for tourism in Marlborough.
10:30 Book Review with Rae McGregor
Rick Stein's Spain by Rick Stein
Published by BBC Ebury
The third of five new Hartley Manners Stories.
11:05 Music review with Marty Duda
Artist of the Week - Roger McGuinn, founding member of The Byrds and continuing solo artist
1. Eight Miles High (3:34) - The Byrds taken from 1966 album "Fifth Dimension" (Columbia)
2. Take Me Away (3:01) - Roger McGuinn taken from 1976 album "Cardiff Rose" (Columbia)
3. King Of The Hill (5:27) - Roger McGuinn taken from 1991 album "Back From Rio" (Arista)
4. Paul & Silas (2:19) - Roger McGuinn taken from 2011 website Roger McGuinn's Folk Den.
Marty's website is www.13thfloor.co.nz
11:30 Legal commentator Mai Chen
Green MP Sue Kedgley's Lobbying Disclosure bill.
11:45 Science commentator Simon Pollard
Designing an advertising campaign for non-human primates and why human females do better than males on tests about recognising emotions or relationships among people.