Nine To Noon for Thursday 3 July 2014
09:05 The Govt's 9.4 million dollar family violence prevention package
The package includes more GPS tracking of serious offenders, mobile safety alarms for victims and a new Chief Victims Advisor to be appointed.
Jane Drumm is the Executive Director of national domestic abuse charity, Shine
09:20 Acclaimed US commentator on China, Professor David Shambaugh
Professor David Shambaugh is an internationally acclaimed commentator on contemporary China. He is a Professor of Political Science and International Affairs, and the Director of the China Policy Program at the Elliott School of International Affairs, George Washington University. Professor Shambaugh was the keynote speaker at a conference hosted by Victoria University of Wellington's New Zealand Contemporary China Research Centre on Wednesday 2 July, which contemplated the radical policy reforms that were proposed by the Communist Party of China's Central Committee at the 2013 Third Plenum. His talk is titled: "New policies - has China done enough to secure its future? China at the crossroads."
09:45 UK correspondent Jon Dennis
Allegations of a government cover up of paedophiles in the UK
10:05 Winner of a major tertiary teaching award, on "teaching in the dark"
Dr Karyn Paringatai is a lecturer at Te Tumu – Otago University's School of Māori, Pacific and Indigenous Studies, and the winner of the 2014 Prime Minister's Supreme Award for Tertiary Teaching Excellence. The award recognises Dr Paringatai's 12 years of teaching students from a wide variety of backgrounds to become a whānau of champions for the revitalisation of te reo Māori, in both language and the performing arts. She explains how she incorporates traditional practices, such as "teaching in the dark" into her tutorials, and how they help learning, as well as her extraordinary efforts in providing pastoral care that will help her students feel more comfortable at university.
10:30 Book review: How We Remember: New Zealanders and the First World War
Don Rood reviews How We Remember: New Zealanders and the First World War. Edited by Charles Ferrall and Harry Ricketts. Published by Victoria University Press, RRP$40.00
10:45 The Reading: How to Hear Classical Music, written and told by Davinia Caddy
Musicologist, historian and writer Davinia Caddy offers a guide to assist a listener to understand, interpret and appreciate classical music and an overview of the history and social mores of the genre. (Part 9 of 10).
11:05 New technology with Sarah Putt
Sarah Putt looks at promising signals for a 2nd international cable for NZ, and asks if journalist's should learn to code.
11:20 Parenting commentator Angela Barnett on Body Image
Angela Barnett has written about body image and interviewed people who have recovered from eating disorders - compiling their stories on her provocatively titled website "F***ing Awesome Bulimics I Know" (NSFW language). Angela Barnett shows her children Hungarian singer Boggie's music video to show how beauty can be constructed.
11:45 TV reviewer Lara Strongman
Lara discusses Gaylene Preston's Hope and Wire from the perspective of a person who was in the Christchurch earthquakes.