Nine To Noon for Wednesday 5 February 2014
09:05 Auckland to clamp down on windscreen washers
Auckland councillors have backed a proposed law amendment that would allow the council greater powers to fine and prosecute on a wider range of offences, including taggers and windscreen washers.
Acting chairman of the council's strategy and policy committee Arthur Anae, Local Government New Zealand President Lawrence Yule and Manukau Business Association Spokesperson Charlotte McCort.
09:30 Promising results for an ADHD early intervention programme underway at Otago University
Dione Healy, senior lecturer in clinical psychology specialising in Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD).
09:45 Australia correspondent Bernard Keane
10:05 Nelly Ben Hayoun - Director and experience designer
Described as the 'Willy Wonka of design and science', Nelly Ben Hayoun is an award-winning director and experience designer working with leading scientists and engineers, to devise subversive events and experiences. She is currently working on her new mega-project which investigates the design of emergency procedures in the SETI Institute programme Disaster Playground. She is speaking at Webstock 2014.
10:35 Book Review with Lisa Finucane
For Today I Am A Boy by Kim Fu, Published by Vintage
10:45 Reading: 'Midnight Sun' a short story by J.Edward Brown
Read by Jacob Rajan. Midnight sun, ice and whisky – a son encounters the contradictions of life and science as he tries to understand his father by painting a picture in a butcher's fridge.
11:05 Marty Duda's artist of the week: Dolly Parton
1. The Last Thing On My Mind – Porter Wagoner & Dolly Parton taken from 1967 single (RCA)
2. Jolene – Dolly Parton taken from 1974 album, 'Jolene' (RCA)
3. Silver Dagger – Dolly Parton taken from 1999 album, 'The Grass Is Blue' (Sugar Hill)
4. Blue Smoke – Dolly Parton taken from 2014 album, 'Blue Smoke' (Sony Masterworks)
11:30 Law - Youth Justice
Professor Mark Henaghan, Dean, Faculty of Law, University of Otago.
11:45 Science commentator Simon Pollard