Nine To Noon for Tuesday 21 May 2013
09:05 The father of a disabled teenager on his four year battle to expose his son's abuse in a care home run by the Nelson Marlborough DHB
"John", the father of a intellectually disabled man who was abused in a care home in Nelson by a caregiver; and Keith Rusholme, the general manager of Disability Support Services for the Nelson Marlborough DHB.
09:30 Why are New Zealand meat exports to China being held up?
Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy; and Federated Farmers National President Bruce Wills, who is the organisation's spokesman on trade issues.
09:45 International correspondent Jack Hitt
10:05 John Bunker - heirloom apples
John Bunker is a Maine USA nurseryman and the founder of Fedco Seeds Trees. He is trying to save rare heirloom apple varieties and over the last 30 years he estimates he's saved more than 80 varieties.
Best Apple Shortcake Recipe from Keren Mackay, Otago.
10:35 Book Review with Harry Broad
Linda, as in the Linda Murder by Leif Persson
Published by Doubleday
Jakes life with his father in the Wairarapa gets gate-crashed by girls, an international celebrity and a pygmy sperm whale. (Part 2 of 10)
11:05 Vera Egermayer - Moriah School Holocaust button project
Vera Egermayer is leading the Moriah holocaust button project. She was held in a concentration camp in Czechoslovakia as a child and moved to New Zealand after the war with her family. The plan is to incorporate the buttons into a permanent memorial for child victims of the Holocaust.
11:25 Business commentator Rod Oram
The economic and business progress New Zealand is making.
11:45 Media commentator Gavin Ellis
The Fairfax pictures story; doctoring of award-winning pictures; and does a judge have the power to impose a "moral obligation" on a broadcaster?
Music played in this show
Jim Lauderdale, Ralph Stanley and the Clinch Mountain Boys: 'The Apples Are Just Turning Ripe'
from the 2002 album "Lost In The Lonesome Pines"
Fats Domino: 'Lady Madonna'