Nine To Noon for Thursday 29 August 2013
09:05 Fonterra's botulism false alarm raises questions about testing standards
Scott Gallacher, acting director-general of the ministry of primary Industries; NZ Infant Formula Exporters Association chair Michael Barnett; and AUT food microbiologist John Brooks.
09:30 Infanticide - what is the appropriate legal and medical response?
Dr Jackie Short is a forensic psychiatrist with Capital and Coast District Health Board; and Liz Bulger, a Christchurch criminal defence lawyer.
09:45 UK commentator Dame Ann Leslie
10:05 Vali Nasr - author of The Dispensable Nation
Vali Nasr is a former senior adviser to Richard Holbrooke, the Obama administration's special representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan. He is now dean of Johns Hopkins University's School of Advanced International Studies in Washington and the author of The Dispensable Nation: American Foreign Policy in Retreat.
10:35 Book Review with Quentin Johnson
The Shadow Tracer by Med Gardiner
Published by Michael Joseph
10:45 Reading: Roof of the World, a short story by Dan Davin
Read by Ken Blackburn.
11:05 New Technology commentator Erika Pearson
e-Waste, Information and Disease, and When the Cloud Goes Offline.
11:30 Parenting expert and educational consultant Joseph Driessen
11:45 Film review with Graeme Tuckett
The new releases Frances Ha, Much Ado About Nothing and Red 2.
Music played in this show
from their 2013 album Woman
Michael Jackson: 'The Way You Make Me Feel'
from his 1987 album Bad