Nine To Noon for Tuesday 24 July 2012
09:05 Death of legendary children's author Margaret Mahy
Tessa Duder, author of Margaret Mahy: A Writer's Life; and John McIntyre, children's book reviewer and owner/operator of the Children's Bookshop in Wellington.
09:25 Issues facing children and teens globally
Dr Bronwyn Hayward, senior lecturer at the School of Political and Social Sciences, University of Canterbury. Her book Children, Citizenship and Environment: Nurturing a Democratic Imagination in a Changing World, published by Routledge, is being launched at Parliament tomorrow.
09:45 US correspondent Luiza Savage
10:05 Social psychologist and professor of business ethics Jonathan Haidt
Jonathan Haidt's research examines the intuitive foundations of morality, and how morality varies across cultures. His book, The Righteous Mind: Why Good People Are Divided by Politics and Religion, is described as the summation of Haidt's entire research career, and his plea for people to understand each other despite their differences.
10:35 Book Review with Don Rood
The Making of New Zealanders by Ron Palenski
Auckland University Press
10:45 The Reading: Taming The Tiger, written and read by Michael Morrissey (Part 2 of 5)
One man's account of his experience of bipolar disorder.
11:05 Business commentator Rod Oram
11:30 James Balog: Extreme Ice Survey Project
National Geographic photographer James Balog's Extreme Ice Survey Project involved him capturing time lapse photographs of glaciers over several years to show the impact of climate change. His huge task is the subject of the documentary Chasing Ice which screens at the New Zealand International Film Festival later this month.
11:45 TV review with Nick Grant
The Australian drama The Slap and the Inside New Zealand documentary on tattooing.