Nine To Noon for Thursday 1 May 2014
09:05 New Zealander killed in drone strike in Yemen named
Paul Mayley is the National Security Correspondent for The Australian newspaper, who broke the story about the New Zealander killed by a drone strike in Yemen last year.
09:20 Christchurch Deputy Mayor, Vicki Buck's plan for a social housing accord to help to overcome the city's shortage of rental homes
Vicki Buck is the deputy mayor of Christchurch. The Christchurch City Council will today decide whether to seek 75 million dollars from the Government to help provide more rental housing for the city, which has a desperate shortage of residential accommodation.
09:45 UK correspondent, Kate Adie
10:05 Feature: Exploration Historian and author Huw Lewis-Jones
Huw Lewis-Jones is an exploration historian, award winning author and amatuer adventurer.
10:35 Book review: James Cook's New World by Graeme Lay
Reviewed by Harry Broad, published by Fourth Estate.
10:45 The Reading: The Elusive Language of Ducks, by Judith White
A quirky and heart-warming story of human relationships – and a duck. (Part 4 of 10).
11:05 New technology commentator Robbie Allan
Robbie Allan helps run Carnival, Inc., a mobile marketing business. He has previously worked at Zynga, a pioneering social gaming company in Silicon Valley, and at McKinsey & Company, advising some of New Zealand and Australia's largest companies on business strategy. He holds an MBA from UC Berkeley, where he was a Prime Ministerial business scholar. He lives in New York City.
11:30 Parenting: helping children get enough sleep
Dee Muller is a researcher at the Sleep/Wake Research Centre, Massey University, Wellington. She has a background in occupational therapy and her research interests lie particularly in children's sleep, and is also about to embark on a PhD exploring social determinants of children's sleep in New Zealand.
11:45 Film reviewer, Dan Slevin
Dan looks at Only Lovers Left Alive, The Amazing Spiderman 2 and Like Father, Like Son.
Music played in this show
Song: Talkin' Lion Blues
Label: King Hokum
Broadcast time: 09:27