Nine To Noon for Tuesday 27 August 2013
09:05 Should NZ introduce flexible superannuation?
Co-director of the Retirement Policy and Research Centre at Auckland University Michael Littlewood; Sue Bradford, who was part of the Alternative Welfare Working Group and member of Auckland Action Against Poverty; and Ann Martin, chief executive of Age Concern.
09:25 Research into teeth and the rest of you
Dr Jonathan Broadbent is a senior lecturer in Preventative and Restorative Dentistry at Otago University's Faculty of Dentistry. He discusses insights from Otago's unique Dunedin Study about how early life events affect oral health, and the links to our general health.
Dr Broadbent is giving a public lecture on oral health research in Wellington this Wednesday at The Royal Society of New Zealand House at 6pm and on Thursday at the University of Otago Auckland Centre at 6pm.
09:45 Washington correspondent Simon Marks
10:05 The wonders of the giant squid
Severine Hannam is the Natural Sciences Collection Manager at Auckland Museum, which was part of a research project that successfully filmed a giant squid swimming in its deep ocean habitat.
10:35 Book Review with Jane Westaway
The Guts by Roddy Doyle
Published by Jonathan Cape, RRP$37.99
10:45 The Reading: 'The Apostate', a short story by Dan Davin
Read by Ken Blackburn.
11:05 Business commentator Rod Oram
Year-end results for Telecom and Port of Tauranga.
11:30 Trade Aid and Fair Trade
Geoff White is the General Manager for Trade Aid
Book: Groundchange: The Story of Trade Aid by Sally Blundell
Published by Craig Potton Publishing, RRP $39.99
11:45 Media commentator Gavin Ellis