Nine To Noon for Friday 21 September 2012
09:05 The outgoing Reserve Bank Governor discusses the recovery from the financial crisis
Reserve Bank Governor Alan Bollard, who is stepping down from the top central bank job next week, talks about the state of the world economy and the pressures facing New Zealand right now. His updated book, which examines the global financial meltdown and the impact of the Christchurch quakes, has just been released.
Crisis: One Central Bank Governor and The Global Financial Collapse (updated edition) by Alan Bollard with Sarah Gaitanos, published by Auckland University Press.
09:30 The impact of Facebook on a relationship break-up
Tara Marshall, Psychology lecturer at Brunel University in the UK.
09:45 Asia correspondent Greg Torode
10:05 Liz Hunkin - teaching te reo Maori
Liz Hunkin teaches te reo Maori in Wairoa and she is a 2012 a winner of an Ako Aotearoa - the national centre for tertiary teaching excellence in Kaupapa Maori context. She is a founder of Te Kura Motuhake o Te Ataarangi, a national private training organisation that delivers level 1 to 7 Maori language courses.
10:35 Children's book review
Today I Will Fly by Mo Willems; Billie B Brown - The Soccer Star by Sally Rippen; Hey Jack - The Worst Sleepover by Sally Rippen; and Captain Underpants and the Terrifying Return of Tippy Tinkletrousers by Dav Pilky.
The tale of a destitute mother's courage, told in fragments by those who encounter her as she crosses Europe in search of her stolen child. (Part 10 of 12)
11:05 Music review with Sean McKenna
New music from Mumford and Sons, Grizzly Bear, and Calexico.
Artist: Mumford and Sons
Song: Hopeless Wanderer
Artist: Grizzly Bear
Song: Yet Again
Artist: Bat for Lashes
Album: The Haunted Man
11:30 Sports commentator Richard Boock
The Silver Ferns winning of the Constellation Cup; T20 cricket; Junior Warriors in trouble; and the All Blacks head to South Africa and Argentina.
11:45 Week That Was with Radar and Urzila Carson