Nine To Noon for Thursday 19 September 2013
09:05 ACC proposes cheaper levies for safer cars
Clive Matthew Wilson, motoring commentator; and John Beaglehole, ACC's General Manager of Insurance and Prevention Services.
09:30 Touch screen technology and blind people
Assistive Technology consultant Jonathan Mosen – who has been blind since birth – has written a book for the visually impaired on how to use iPhones. His book is called iOS7 Without the Eye.
09:40 America's Cup
Todd Niall, RNZ correspondent in San Francisco.
09:45 UK correspondent Matthew Parris
10:05 Norah Barlow – outgoing Summerset CEO
Norah Barlow is stepping down after 12 years at the helm of Wellington-based Summerset. During that time, the company has gone from being a small family business to New Zealand's third-largest retirement village operator and second-largest developer. She is also the immediate past president of the Retirement Villages Association of NZ.
10:35 Book Review with Elisabeth Easther
One Night in Winter by Simon Sebag Montefiore
Published by Random House NZ, RRP$37.99
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 – Mosgiel
11:05 New Technology commentator Sarah Putt
The Americas Cup tech success, five telco issues that need sorting and do we need a national Chief Technology officer?
11:30 Parenting – risk taking
Chief executive of youth organisation Zeal, Brook Turner, talks about encouraging kids and teenagers to take risks in pursuing their dreams.
11:45 TV review with Nick Grant
How free to air TV channels are adapting to the internet age.