Nine To Noon for Thursday 1 March 2012
09:05 Why is Raurangi Marino not eligible for sex offending treatment programme?
Katherine Ewen, lawyer for the 16-year-old who has been sentenced to ten years in prison for raping a five-year-old tourist, but is not eligible for sex offender programmes because he's too young. Don Mortenson, manager of the STOP collective - a treatment programme for male sex offenders; and Nikki Reynolds, Department of Corrections director of psychological services.
09:25 Why are front organisations for the controversial Scientology church getting mainstream funding and attention?
Ross Bell, executive director of the Drug Foundation; Paul David Schofield, former scientologist who worked for several church funded organisations in Australia; and Mike Ferris, spokesman for Scientology New Zealand.
09:45 UK correspondent Jon Dennis
James Murdoch, once seen as Rupert Murdoch's heir, has resigned as executive chairman of News International in the wake of the phone hacking scandal.
10:05 Paul Thomas - author and sportswriter
Author and columnist Paul Thomas' works of fiction include novels featuring maverick cop Tito Ihaka. He has also written a number of books on sport.
10:35 Book Review with Louise O'Brien
The Orphan Master's Son by Adam Johnson
Published by Doubleday
10:45 The Reading: Skin Writing - Series II by Jamie McCaskill, Whiti Hereaka and Miria George
Pushy is annoyed his daughter is distracted from the business when in reality she's starting to think about trying her hand. Matt becomes threatened by the idea.
Audio will be available here after broadcast.
11:05 New Technology commentator Donald Clark @donaldsclark
Why Hollywood wants to control your computer; Time for some Raspberry Pi; and PirateBay innovates in 3D.
Celia Lashlie, a former prison manager, now researcher and author discusses issues around raising boys.
11:45 Media commentator Gavin Ellis
Dubious surveys; Rupert Murdoch and The Sun on Sunday; the future of TVNZ7; and Brent Impey throws in his lot with the US private equity firm doing a backdoor takeover of Mediaworks.