Nine To Noon for Friday 19 September 2014
09:05 Political commentators wrap up the campaign
Mike Williams and Matthew Hooton give their final analysis before the country goes to the polls.
09:20 Brent Edwards on fact or fiction throughout the campaign
Election campaigns are fertile ground for politicians to throw around statistics and make claims on the run. Radio New Zealand's Political Editor Brent Edwards discusses sifting fact from fiction on the hustings
09:30 Scotland holds breath as polls close in independence referendum
Stephen Daisley is the Referendum reporter at Scottish Television News, and has been covering this story extensively.
09:45 Pacific correspondent Mike Field
10:05 Aaron Panofsky: the controversial science of nature vs. nurture
In Misbehaving Science, UCLA assistant professor Aaron Panofsky traces the field of behaviour genetics back to its origins in the 1950s, telling the story through close looks at the major controversies in the field. From the "criminal chromosome" to the "gay gene," claims about the influence of genes like these have led to often vitriolic societal debates about race, class, and inequality.
10:35 John McIntyre reviews new Children's Books
Revolting Rhymes by Roald Dahl, illustrated by Quentin Blake, ISBN 978-0-141-35037-0
10:45 The Reading: 'My Brother's Keeper', by Donna Malane
Diane Rowe is running out of leads as she tries to work out who's responsible for the murder of her former client. But there is a voicemail from the dead woman and a member of the family who's been arrested by the police. (Part 9 of 12).
11:05 Music reviewer Grant Smithies
11:30 Sport's commentator Stephen Hewson
Stephen Hewson is Radio New Zealand senior sports journalist.
11:45 Comedians Te Radar and Pinky Agnew discuss the Week That Was
Music played in this show
Artist: Patti Drew
Song: Hard to Handle
Album: The Best of Patti Drew
Artist: Eddi Reader
Album: Love Is the Way
Label: Rough Trade
Artist: The Clean
Composer: Kilgour/Kilgour /Scott
Album: The Clean Anthology
Label: Flying Nunn