Nine To Noon for Wednesday 29 August 2012
09:05 Child poverty
Alan Johnson, from Child Poverty Action Group, Salvation Army, and chair of Community Housing Aotearoa; Phil Palfrey, the Manurewa East School principal; and Dr Brian Easton, an economist, who has been a researcher in the poverty arena for 40 years.
09:30 Why handwriting skills still imperative in a digital age
Janet de Witt is a teacher and brain gym education, she also works as a RTLB teacher (Resource Teacher: Learning and Behaviour).
09:45 Australia correspondent Karen Middleton, chief political correspondent for SBS
10:05 Rachel Taulelei - Seafood
The founder of Yellow Brick Road, a company which sources fish and shellfish from local fishers for local restaurants.
10:35 Book Review with Gina Rogers
The Kingmaker's Daughter by Philippa Gregory
Published by Simon & Schuster
10:45 Reading: Pushkar through the Eye of a Needle, by Karen Banks
Read by Amy Tarleton
A traveller's worst nightmare becomes gritty reality as she copes with stomach troubles and unwanted overtures of love on a crowded Indian bus.
11:05 Marty Duda's Artist of the Week - Elizabeth Fraser
11:30 Legal commentator Andrew Scott Howman
Whether an employer can act if they only suspect a worker of wrong-doing.
11:45 Science commentator Simon Pollard
The legacy of Neil Armstrong.
Music played in this show
TIME PLAYED: 09:39
ARTIST: Amiria Grenell
ALBUM: Three Feathers
LABEL: Central 476082
TIME PLAYED: 10:07
TITLE: Happy Pills
ARTIST: Norah Jones
ALBUM: Little Broken Hearts
LABEL: Blue Note 731548
TIME PLAYED: 10:44
TITLE: The Listening Times
ARTIST: Lawrence Arabia
COMP: James Milne
ALBUM: The Sparrow
LABEL: Honorary Bedouin 706060