Nine To Noon for Wednesday 5 December 2012
09:05 Why the Canterbury police are taking a hard line against those who allow their friends to drive drunk or under the influence of drugs
Senior Sergeant Scott Richardson of the Canterbury Police; and Bill Calver, a barrister specialising in transport law.
09:25 Twenty-six NZ children known to have been exploited for online pornography since 2008
Alan Bell, the national director of ECPAT Child Alert, says new figures showing 26 New Zealand children are known to have been exploited for online pornography in the past four years, with some of the material being sold or distributed by criminal networks, confirm that the problem is not confined to overseas.
09:30 Meshed names
UK Deed Poll Officer Louise Bowers discusses the trend for increasing numbers of newly married couples to blend the distinctive syllables of their two surnames to create a new one – a practice known "meshing".
09:45 Australia correspondent Karen Middleton
10:05 Hunter Davies - John Lennon's letters
The Beatles official biographer, Hunters Davies has edited the book The John Lennon Letters which includes 250 of John Lennon's notes, cards and letters.
10:35 Book Review with Quentin Johnson
Dogfight: The Battle of Britain by Adam Classen
10:45 Reading: One Flat Coyote on the Centre Line by Karen Goa (Part 8 of 10)
Travel writer Karen Goa and her husband travel across their native Canada after 20 years enjoying the New Zealand good life.
11:05 Music with Marty Duda
Artist of the Week - The Pretty Things
1. Rosalyn (2:20) - The Pretty Things taken from 1964 single (Fontana)
2. Baron Saturday (4:01) - The Pretty Things taken from 1968 album "S.F. Sorrow" (Columbia)
3. Maybe You Tried (4:20) - The Pretty Things taken from 1974 album "Silk Torpedo" (Swan Song)
4. The Beat Goes On (4:13) - The Pretty Things taken from 2007 album "Balboa Island" (ZOHO Roots)
11:30 Legal commentator Mai Chen
11:45 Science commentator Simon Pollard
Attractiveness, peacock tails and Charles Darwin's cousin.
Music played in this show
Time Played: 09:35
Artist: Yael Naim
Comp: Yael Naim
Album: Yael Naim And David Donatien
Time Played: 09:45
Title: Nothing Can Change This Love
Artist: Same Cooke
Album: Live Recording From Sam Cooke - Portrait Of A Legend
Time Played: 10:35
Title: Happy Christmas (War Is Over)
Artist: John Lennon
Album: John Lennon Power To The People. The Hits
Time Played: 11:47
Title: How To See The Sun Rise
Artist: Ben Sollee
Album: Curving The Bend