Nine To Noon for Wednesday 12 September 2012
09:05 Asset sales delay and economic outlook
Finance Minister Bill English on the asset sales delay and economic outlook.
09:45 Ambulance trims services to save money
Michael Brooke, Operations director for St John; and Neil Chapman, organiser at the First Union, which represents more than 1000 ambulance staff.
09:55 Australia correspondent Karen Middleton
Chief political correspondent for SBS Television has the latest from Canberra including Prime Minister Julia Gillard's sudden departure from APEC because of the death of her father.
10:05 Michael Schofield: child-onset schizophrenia
At six years old, Michael's daughter Jani was diagnosed with child-onset schizophrenia, the severity of which left her detached from reality, and at times, threatened to take her life. Michael has written a book, January First, about the family's journey over several years to bring Jani's illness under control.
10:35 Book Review with Harry Broad
Mad on Radium: New Zealand in the Atomic Age by Rebecca Priestley
Published by Auckland University Press
The tale of a destitute mother's courage, told in fragments by those who encounter her as she crosses Europe in search of her child stolen from her soon after its birth (part 3 of 12).
11:05 Marty Duda's Artist of the Week
Often referred to as one of the creators of “Country-Soul”, Joe South wrote some of the most enduring songs of the late 1960s and early 1970s. South dropped out of the music business in the mid-70s due to personal issues and never returned. He recorded one last tune in 2009 and passed away earlier this month.
1. Games People Play – Joe South taken from 1968 album, “Introspect” (Capitol)
2. Don’t It Make You Want To Go Home? – Joe South taken from 1969 album, “Don’t It Make You Want To Go Home?” (Capitol)
3. Hush – Joe South from 1969 album, “Games People Play” (Capitol)
4. Oprah Cried – Joe South taken from 2009 single (Raven)
11:30 Legal commentator Grant Illingworth
11:45 Science commentator Hamish Spencer
The director of Allan Wilson Centre for Molecular Ecology and Evolution discusses the history of the eugenics movement in New Zealand.