Nine To Noon for Tuesday 28 August 2012
09:05 News and current affairs
09:20 Computer botch up at the Correspondence School
A computer botch up at the country's biggest school – the Correspondence School – has seen some of its 14,000 students unable to receive school work for up to 10 weeks.
Sue Cameron, Correspondence School Parents' and Supervisors' Association; Robin Duff, president of the Post Primary Teachers' Association; and Robert Blucher, acting chief executive of Te Aho o te Kura Pounamu.
09:45 US correspondent Jack Hitt
10:05 Kerry and Lindsay Clare - Australian award-winning architects
Thrupp + Summers residence by Clare Design, completed 1986.
10:35 Book Review with Sonja de Freiz
A Cat, a Hat and a Piece of String by Joanne Harris
Published by Doubleday
10:45 Reading: Two Girls in a Boat by Emma Martin (Part 2 of 2)
Read by Julia Croft
Winner of the 2012 Commonwealth Short Story Prize, Two Girls in a Boat is a hauntingly evocative relationship story where Hannah, a New Zealander living in London, returns to Wellington when her relationship ends.
11:05 Business commentator Rod Oram
11:30 Letters home to Germany from Wellington, New Zealand
Mary Varnham is the publisher of An Indescribable Beauty - Letters home to Germany from Wellington, New Zealand. The letters, by German settler Friedrich August Krull, give his impressions of his new homeland shortly after he arrived in Wellington in 1859. Mary also has a personal link to Krull.
An Indescribable Beauty - Letters home to Germany from Wellington, New Zealand, 1859 & 1862
Published by Awa Press, RRP $38.
11:45 TV Review with Nick Grant
Music played in this show
Dollar Paper - Iva Lankum
From her 2012 debut album "Black Eagle"
Child - Edward Sharpe and The Magnetic Zeros
From 2012 Album "Here"
Wait Out the Winter - The Eastern
From 2012 album "Hope and Wire"
Rust - Tami Neilson
From 2011 album "The Kitchen Table Sessions Vol 2"
P.F Sloan - Rumer
From 2012 album "Boy's Don't Cry"