Nine To Noon for Friday 10 August 2012
09:05 Wellington pedestrian safety review
Wellington City councillor Andy Foster, mountain running champion Melissa Moon, whose friend Venessa Green died when she was hit by a bus in central Wellington and Paul Hume, Chief Risk Officer at NZ Bus.
09:35 Christchurch Youth Hub & Market
Dr Sue Bagshaw, the driving force behind Youth Hub Barbardoes; and Lou Langish, founder of the Christchurch Youth Market.
09:45 Asia correspondent Greg Torode
The Communist Party leadership gathers amid manoeuvring around its once-in-a-decade transition and the bizarre failure again of China's star hurdler Liu Xiang at the Olympics.
10:05 Feature guest - Alan Isaac, International Cricket Council President
Alan Isaac succeeded India's Sharad Pawar as the president of the ICC in June. He is the first New Zealander to hold the most powerful post in world cricket. The left-handed batsman has been involved in cricket administration for more than three decades – he was a member of the NZ Cricket Board for 18 years and then chairman of NZ Cricket
10:35 Children's books with John McIntyre
Azzi in Between by Sarah Garland
Published by Frances Lincoln
On Two Feet and Wings by Abbas Kazerooni
Published by Allen and Unwin
ISBN 978 1 74331 105 9
10:45 Reading: 'The Devil at Bruckner's Pond', a short story by Owen Marshall
A couple's love tryst is ruined by the devil's appearance.
11:05 Music review with Sean McKenna
Song: Ari Degbe
Artist: Sam Lee
Album: Ground of its Own
Song: The Ballad of George Collins
Artist: alt-J (∆)
Album: An Awesome Wave
Artist: Various artists
Album: The Trojan Story / Young, Gifted & Black
Song: Dave Barker and Ansell Collins - Double Barrel
11:30 Sports commentator Joseph Romanos
The latest from the Olympics.
11:45 The Week That Was with Radar and Michele A'Court