Nine To Noon for Wednesday 7 March 2012
09:05 The call for Auckland's port to be moved north
Mike Daniel, Former chairman of Northland Port Corporation; Greg McKeown, Heart of the City consultant and a former Chairman of the Auckland City Council's Transport Committee; and Don Braid, managing director of logistics firm Mainfreight.
09:25 Organ harvesting in China
David Kilgour, former Canadian MP who has investigated the practice; and Dr Ian Dittmer, transplant nephrologist and renal clinical director at Auckland hospital. He is also a signatory of the Declaration of Istanbul which seeks to end the taking of kidneys and other organs for transplant from executed prisoners and the black market in organs.
09:45 Australia correspondent Karen Middleton
10:05 Ports of Auckland to contract out work on its wharves
Richard Pearson, chairman of Ports of Auckland on the announcement that the strike-hit port will push ahead with its plan to contract out work on its wharves, in a move that will affect almost 300 workers.
10:20 Kay Schubach - Australian who was trapped in a relationship with a dangerous partner
Author of Perfect Stranger - the true story of how she fell for the epitome of the bad boy and paid the ultimate price.
10:45 Book Reading: Still Alive by Panni Thomas & Pauline Cartwright
Panni Thomas, now living in Central Otago's Alexandra, survived the Khmer Rouge rule in Cambodia. This is her story.
Audio will be available here after broadcast.
11:05 The Council of Trade Unions responds to Ports of Auckland's decision to contract out work on its wharves
Helen Kelly, president of the CTU.
11:10 Book Review with Graham Beattie
The Rules of Inheritance by Claire Bidwell Smith
Published by Text Publishing
11:20 Music with Marty Duda
Artist of the Week - The Dirty Three
The Dirty Three have a new album, Toward The Low Sun, just out this week, and will perform in Auckland at The Powerstation next Wednesday 14 March. Originally from Melbourne, they are comprised of violin player Warren Ellis, guitarist Mick Turner and drummer Jim White. Marty recently interviewed Warren Ellis. For more info, check out his website www.13thfloor.co.nz
1. Hope (4:53) - The Dirty Three taken from 1996 album, Horse Stories (Touch And Go)
2. Sea Above, Sky Below (6:04) - The Dirty Three from 1998 album, Ocean Songs (Shock)
3. Great Waves (3:28) - The Dirty Three taken from 2005 album, Cinder (Anchor & Hope)
4. Sometimes I Forget You've Gone (3:46) - The Dirty Three taken from 2012 album, Toward The Low Sun (Drag City)
11:35 Legal commentator Grant Illingworth
The Law Reform Commission's proposals to replace jury trials with a single judge and two trained assessors.
11:45 Arts commentator Courtney Johnston
A look at sculpture, which seems to be having an international moment.