Nine To Noon for Monday 7 July 2014
09:05 Why is the Ministry of Education no longer funding the successful Te Kotahitanga programme?
The Ministry of Education has stopped funding for a programme at the heart of dramatic increases in achievement which have won Northland's Keri Keri high school a 2014 Prime Minister's award.
Te Kotahitanga is a research and professional development programme for teachers which has improved the achievement of Maori students in schools where it is used.
Elizabeth Forgie -the Principal of Keri Keri High School
Daniel Murfitt - The Principal of William Colenso College and Hawkes Bay
Rowena Phair - the Ministry of Education's Deputy Secretary for Student Achievement
09:30 Felicity Drumm - former wife of murderer Malcolm Webster
Malcolm Wesbter is currently serving a life sentence for the murder of his first wife, Claire Morris, who he drugged and killed her in a staged car crash in Scotland in 1994, and the attempted murder of his second wife, Auckland nurse, Felicity Drumm.
His actions have been adapted to the small screen, and part one of "The Widower" was broadcast on TV One last night.
09:45 Europe correspondent Seamus Kearney
10:05 Kaitlin Thaney - director of the Mozilla science lab
Kaitlin Thaney has recently been in New Zealand recently, speaking to the Royal society, eResearch New Zealand and a Geek Girls Dinner event in Wellington. Mozilla is the company that created Firefox, the web browser to rival Internet Explorer, and the science lab is its first ever science programme.
10:35 Book review: A Song for Issy Bradley by Carys Bray
Reviewed by Jane Westaway, published by Hutchinson, RRP$34.99
10:45 The Reading: The ACB with Honora Lee by Kate De Goldi
Based on her own family's experiences of dementia, Kate de Goldi has created a warm quirky tale about the particular special alliance between the young and the very old (1 of 5, RNZ)
11:05 Political commentators Matthew Hooton and Mike Williams
Discuss Labour's Congress and plans for smaller class sizes, Moas and MFAT.
11:30 Food – Olive Oil producer Jared Gulian
American city dweller Jared Gulian found himself living in rural Wairarapa, where he started making olive oil. He shares his recipe for gluten-free focaccia, made with his own Moon Over Martinborough olive oil.
11:45 Urbanist Tommy Honey
Discusses housing affordability.
Music played in this show
Artist: Eilen Jewell
Song: Warning Signs
Album: Queen of the Minor Key
Artist: Ray Lamontagne
Artist: Paolo Nutini
Song: Let Me Down Easy
Album: Caustic Love