Nine To Noon for Tuesday 17 September 2013
09:05 News and current affairs
09:25 US blogger highlights parents' oversharing on social media
Blair Koenig, whose blog STFU, Parents (a shortened version of Shut The Expletive Up) has just spawned a book.
The 31-year-old writer from New York has built up a loyal following – at its peak, two million page views a month – by chronicling the worst excesses of "oversharing" displayed by mums and dads over Facebook, Twitter and the rest.
09:45 US correspondent Jack Hitt
10:05 Annette Joyce - retiring NZ principal
Long-serving principal of Rotorua Girls High on lifting achievement rates for Maori and Pacific students.
10:35 Book Review with Gail Pittaway
Under a Mackerel Sky by Rick Stein
Published by Ebury Press, RRP$39.99
10:45 The Reading Civilisation, written and read by Steve Braunias
Winner of the General Non-fiction category at the 2013 New Zealand Post Book Awards.
The stories of people in small-town New Zealand – Collingwood
11:05 Business commentator Rod Oram
11:30 History of interracial marriage in NZ
Angela Wanhalla, a Kai Tahu historian and senior lecturer in history at Otago University, is the author of Matters of the Heart: A History of Interracial Marriage in New Zealand.
11:45 Media commentator Gavin Ellis