Nine To Noon for Friday 26 August 2011
09:05 Critics say the government's Alcohol Reform Bill doesn't go far enough
Graham Loveridge, Nelson GP's spokesperson; and Tracey Martin, Chair of board of Trustees of Mahurangi College in Warkworth.
09:25 The Stock Exchange proposal for public companies to declare how many female managers and directors they have
Mark Weldon, NZX chief executive; Ralph Chivers, CEO of the Institute of Directors.
09:45 Asia correspondent Phil O'Sullivan
10:05 Kate Grenville - Australian author
Kate Grenville's latest book is Sarah Thornhill, published by Text Publishing. Her readers were first introduced to the Thornhill family in her book The Secret River.
10:35 Children's Book Review with John McIntyre
My Princess Boy by Cheryl Kilodavis, illustrated by Suzanne DeSimone
Simon and Schuster
The Sissy Duckling by Harvey Feirstein, illustrated by Harvey Cole
The Boy who Cried Fabulous by Leslea Newman, illustrated by Peter Ferguson
10:45 Book Reading: The Angel's Cut by Elizabeth Knox
A 15 part series narrated by Jacob Rajan
The angel Xas returns in this sequel to the international bestseller, The Vintner’s Luck. Into a world of movie lots and speakeasies (L.A. 1929) comes Xas, stunt flier and wingless angel, still nursing his broken heart, and determined only to go on living in the air.
11:05 Music with Chris Bourke
11:30 Sports commentator Richard Boock
The likelihood of Australian newspapers making good on their threat to can coverage of the Rugby World Cup.
11:45 The Week That Was with Jesse Mulligan and Gemma Gracewood