Nine To Noon for Thursday 30 August 2012
09:05 Hundreds of jobs threatened by Solid Energy's cost-cutting - what is the future for the SOE?
Ged O'Connell, EPMU Assistant National Secretary responsible for Mining and Energy; and economist Dr Geoff Bertram is a Senior Associate at the Institute for Governance and Policy Studies at Victoria University and is also an Adjunct Professor in the university's Climate Change Research Institute. He's also a member of the International Association for Energy Economics.
09:30 Campaign for a living wage in NZ
Annie Newman, Service and Food Workers Union National Living Wage co-ordinator.
09:45 UK correspondent Jon Dennis
10:05 Feature guest - Alec Ross
Alec Ross is a Senior Advisor for Innovation to the US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. He previouisly worked on the Obama-Biden Presidential Transition Team and served as Convener for Obama for America's Technology, Media & Telecommunications Policy Committee. He's in New Zaland for the AUT University conference, Project Revolution.
10:35 Book review with John King
The Horror of Love by Lisa Hilton
Published by Hachette
10:45 Reading: Waving Not Drowning, by Jane Blaikie
Read by Yvette Reid
Another bus trip, this time through China. In the course of the journey the young journalist from New Zealand learns much about the gullibility and idealism of other travellers and comes to some conclusions about her own life.
11:05 New technology with Sarah Putt
Apple's big patent win against Samsung.
11:20 Parenting with Dr Clare Wall
Dr Clare Wall is a Senior Lecturer of Nutrition, at the School of Medical Sciences, University of Auckland. She discusses kids and nutrition.
11:45 Media commentator Gavin Ellis
The content of the new compact format Herald, and News Corp's two-faced attitude to the now-famous Prince Harry pictures.
Music played in this show
I Walk back up that Hill - David Kilgour and the Heavy Eights
From the Album Left by Soft (2011)
These Curving Streets - Andy Laking
From the album Here by the Fire (2012)
1905 - Shona Laing
From the album 1905-90: A Retrospective CD
That's Entertainment - The Jam
From their 5th Album Sound Affects