Nine To Noon for Wednesday 17 October 2012
09:05 How clean are recreational sites on NZ rivers?
Eugenie Sage, Green Party MP and spokesperson on environment and conservation; Guy Beatson, spokesperson for the Ministry for the Environment; and Dr Mike Joy, senior lecturer in freshwater ecology and enviromental science at Massey University.
09:20 Are safety standards high enough in school outdoor pursuit courses?
Chris Prudden is a mountaineer who also teaches and assesses for the national Outdoor Instructor Association; and Alex Brunt, chairperson, Outdoors New Zealand.
09:45 Australia correspondent Ray Moynihan
Julia Gillard in India, and two poverty reports.
10:05 Feature guest - Felix Geiringer
Wellington-based barrister representing Maori Council in their water claim.
10:35 Book Review with Gilbert Wong
Salvatino of a Saint by Keigo Higashino
Published by Little, Brown
10:45 Reading: A Day with Yesterman by Owen Marshall
Read by Peter Hayden. Chatterton gives a lift to Caan, a stranded traveller, who invites him to a Rotary lunch in Dunedin which takes an unexpected turn. (Part 1 of 2)
11:05 Marty Duda's Artist of the Week
1. Three Button Hand Me Down (4:50) - Faces taken from 1970 album "First Step" (Warners)
2. Maybe I'm Amazed (4:30) - Faces taken from 1971 single (Warners)
3. Stay With Me (4:42) - Faces taken from 1971 album "A Nod Is As Good As A Wink…To A Blind Horse" (Warners)
4. Ooh La La (3:30) - Faces taken from 1973 album "Ooh La La" (Warners)
11:30 Law Talk
Auckland barrister Grant Illingworth discusses judicial accountability.
11:45 Art commentator Courtney Johnston
The defacing of a Mark Rothko painting at the Tate Modern, and the Metropolitan Museum releases its publication backlog online.