Nine To Noon for Monday 12 March 2012
09:05 The significance of the Ports of Auckland dispute for industrial relations in New Zealand
Nigel Haworth, Professor of Human Resource Development at the University of Auckland and former board member of Ports of Auckland.
09:20 Are state schools discriminating against disabled pupils?
Trish Grant, IHC's director of advocacy.
Human Rights Commission lawyers have agreed to take up a complaint alleging that state schools are discriminating against thousands of disabled pupils. IHC is seeking a declaration that the Education Ministry and schools are treating intellectually and physically impaired pupils unlawfully.
09:45 Africa correspondent David McKenzie
10:05 Mick Abbott - New Zealand's conservation estate
Mick Abbott is a senior lecturer and environmental designer at Otago University's Department of Design Studies and author of a book challenging the way we regard, treat and manage our huge conservation estate; New Zealand has one of the largest conservation estates of any country in the world - one quarter of New Zealand is classified as such. Mick is also a mountaineer and was the first person to traverse the Southern Alps all the way down the spine of the South Island.
Wild Heart: the possibility of wilderness in Aotearoa New Zealand, co-edited by Mick Abbott and Richard Reeve, published in Nov 2011
10:35 Book Review with Sonja de Freiz
The Memory Tree by Tess Evans
Published by Allen & Unwin
10:45 Reading: Gifted by Patrick Evans Told by Stuart Devenie
Patrick Evans' fictional tale of the relationship between writers Frank Sargeson and Janet Frame, the young woman who in the mid-1950s arrived to stay in the old army hut beside his Takapuna house and wrote her first full-length novel there.
Audio will be available here after broadcast.
11:05 Political commentators Josie Pagani and Matthew Hooton
11:30 Guest chef Lyndey Milan
Lyndey Milan is one of Australia's most recognised food, wine and lifestyle personalities with a career spanning over 25 years across most TV and radio networks and publishing houses. John Hawkesby provides drinks to match.
11:45 Urbanist Tommy Honey - the future is brighter than we think
Now for some good news, The Economist
How Medicine is being Topol’d, Mobi Health News
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