Nine To Noon for Thursday 22 May 2014
09:05 International Cricketers' Association on the crisis faced by the game
Executive Chairman of the Federation of International Cricketers Associations Paul Marsh.
09:10 President of ICC on the crisis faced by the game
Alan Isaac succeeded India's Sharad Pawar as the president of the ICC in June. He is the first New Zealander to hold the most powerful post in world cricket. The left-handed batsman has been involved in cricket administration for more than three decades - he was a member of the NZ Cricket Board for 18 years and then chairman of NZ Cricket.
09:30 Calls for an inquiry into the use of surgical mesh in New Zealand due to hundreds of complications
The Health Select Committee is considering a petition calling for a full independent inquiry into the use of surgical mesh in New Zealand.
Charlotte Korte and Carmel Berry are the two women behind the petition, who both suffered serious complications from mesh implants.
Dr Hanifa Koya is a gynaecologist at Wellington's Wakefield hospital and has removed more than 50 surgical mesh implants from patients and says there are serious problems with its use, and women are not being adequately informed.
Associate Professor Malcolm Frazer is the urogynaecology spokesperson for the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, and the immediate past vice chair of the Urogynaecological Society of Australasia.
10:05 UK correspondent, Matthew Parris
Matthew Parris reports on Mark Carney of the Bank of England who says house price bubble is most serious threat to economic recovery.
10:10 Feature: Thriller writer and former foreign correspondent Adam Brookes
Adam Brookes is a former BBC foreign correspondent whose debut thriller novel, Night Heron, has just been published. The jumping-off point for the story is one of Adam's real-life experiences as a journalist of being offered top secret documents by a Chinese agent, he presumes as a "dangle" to find out whether he was secretly a British spy. Night Heron fictionalises what might have happened if a fictional British journalist had accepted those documents - taking an in-depth look at the scale of, and reasons for, the western world's spying on China. Adam's work with the BBC has taken him to Iraq, Indonesia, North Korea and Washington as well as China, and he has served as the BBC's correspondent at the Pentagon.
10:34 Book review: The Autistic Brain by Temple Grandin and Richard Panek
Reviewed by Sonja de Freiz, published by Rider.
10:37 IPCA report into police handling of communications around "Roastbusters"
Radio New Zealand journalist Kate Newton.
10:45 The Reading: The Virgin and the Whale by Carl Nixon
A nurse looks after a returned soldier whose head injury has reduced him to an animal-like state with no memory. (Part 9 of 10).
11:05 New technology with Paul Brislen
Paul Brislen discusses how to watch overseas TV shows without illegally downloading – getting around geo-blocking.
11:20 RNZ Sport's Stephen Hewson reports from Brendon McCullum's news conference on cricket's match-fixing scandal
11:30 The meaning of motherhood - American memoir writer Kelly Corrigan
Kelly Corrigan is an American author, her latest work is Glitter and Glue is a heartfelt memoir about the true meaning of motherhood. While doing her OE she nannied for a newly-widowed father in Australia, which made her reflect on her relationship with her own mother. She says she returned home less smitten with world travellers and their ripping yarns and more smitten with the prospect of parenthood, and its importance. Kelly and her husband Ed have two girls and so far 13 years of being a mum is 'a great adventure' She is also the author of The Middle Place and Lift.
11:45 TV review with Nick Grant
Music played in this show
Artist: Desmond Dekker and The Aces
Composer: Dacres / Kong
Broadcast time: 10:20am
Artist: Grizzly Bear
Song: Two Weeks
Broadcast time: 10:25am