Nine To Noon for Thursday 17 November 2011
09:05 Former men's prison head, author and social commentator Celia Lashlie says mollycoddling mothers are putting their sons at risk
Celia Lashlie is the author of two books: Journey to Prison: Who goes and why (2002) and He'll be OK: Growing Gorgeous Boys into Good Men (2005) - which was based on the Good Man Project she undertook in 25 boys' schools in New Zealand.
09:25 Election:. the first of Nine to Noon's party leader interviews
Peter Dunne, leader of the United Future party
09:45 UK correspondent Dame Ann Leslie
10:05 Green buildings
Architect and green buildings guru Jason McLennan is known as an international thought leader in the green architecture movement. He is the author of three books: The Philosophy of Sustainable Design, The Dumb Architect's Guide to Glazing Selection, and The Ecological Engineer. The Philosophy of Sustainable Design is currently used as a textbook in over 40 universities and colleges and is distributed widely throughout Europe and North America.
McLennan is the founder of Living Building Challenge - the most stringent green building standard in the world.
Conference details: Fit for the Future 2011 - Friday 18 November, Viaduct events Centre, Auckland.
10:35 Book review with Emma Hart
The Dovekeepers by Alice Hoffman
Published by Simon & Schuster
10:45 Reading: In the Land of the Dancing Kings by Paul Horan (Part 3 of 5)
Paul visits Kandy, a city in the highlands of Sri Lanka where we meet the astonishing hotel owner, Helga, and are warned against swimming in the pool.
Audio will be available here after broadcast.
11:05 New technology with Steve McCabe
Sandboxing, security and the Apple App Store model.
11:30 The Heart of Collecting
Patrick Rosenkranz, director of the documentary Finders Keepers - The Heart of Collecting.
Colletors items: confectionary moulds, prison badges, telephones.
11:45 TV review with Simon Wilson
The election so far, plus Mad Dogs and Underbelly: Razor.