Nine To Noon for Friday 2 September 2011
09:05 Nicky Hager book
Jon Stephenson, investigative reporter who's reported extensively from Afganistan; and Dr Ron Smith, co-director of Waikato University's Department of International Relations and Security Studies.
09:25 Womens sport - how far have we come in funding, media coverage and recognition of top athletes?
Dame Susan Devoy, former World women's squash champion; Toni Bruce, an Associate Professor at the University of Auckland in the Sport and Leisure Studies Department; and Dr Holly Thorpe, a senior lecturer, Department of Sport and Leisure Studies Faculty of Education at the University of Waikato.
09:45 Pacific correspondentMike Field discusses the Pacific Islands Forum in Auckland next week
10:05 Sister Marie Roche - Chaplain at Rimutaka Prison
10:35 Book review
The Below Country by Nicholas Edlin
Published by Penguin
10:45 Reading: Tremble: Shaken Apart by Jane Seaford
Anna has finally agreed to move in with a widower Paul, but when the quake devastates the city it his 'nearly grown up' children that he worries about, which forces Anna to consider the wisdom of this decision.
11:05 Music review with Sam Wicks
Beirut - 'East Harlem', from the album 'The Rip Tide'
My Morning Jacket (from The Muppets' The Green Album) - 'Our World', from 'The Green Album'
Kimbra - 'Limbo', from the album 'Vows'
11:30 Sports commentator Joseph Romanos
Valerie Adams wins the world title, the splurge of NZ rowing medals at world champs and why is everyone picking on Sonny Bill Williams?
11:45 The Week That Was with Radar and Elisabeth Easther