Nine To Noon for Thursday 7 May 2015
09:05 Why are prostate cancer outcomes in NZ so poor?
The survival of New Zealand men with advanced prostate cancer is bleak and worse than in comparable countries, according to a study released today.
Graeme Woodside is the Chief Executive of the Prostate Cancer Foundation and Dr Nina Scott is a Maori public health physician with Waikato DHB, a researcher for the University of Auckland and was an investigator on the research team for this study.
09:20 Why are prostate cancer outcomes in NZ so poor?
Dr Nina Scott is a Maori public health physician with Waikato DHB, she's a researcher for the University of Auckland and was on the research team for this study. She was the Ministry of Health's advisor to the select committee review on prostate cancer and was on the prostate cancer taskforce.
09:30 The Milibrand effect
Will Russell Brand’s endorsement of UK Labour leader Ed Miliband actually translate into votes and what role is new media now playing in democracy?
Young labour supporters responded to attacks on Miliband by the right-wing press by posting photoshopped images of Ed Miliband under #milifandom which trended number one on Twitter in the United Kingdom.
09:45 UK correspondent Kate Adie
10:05 Endangered Turtles of the Torres Strait Islands
Leah Lui-Chivizhe is a doctoral student in history at the University of Sydney where her research focuses on Torres Strait Islander relationships and engagements with the marine environment and the Islander-turtle relationship. Throughout history the turtle has been an important source of food as well as having great cultural and spiritual significance. She now works part-time for the Nura Gili Centre for Indigenous Programs at the University of New South Wales.
10:30 Book Review: MAYDAY: How warring egos forced Qantas off course
Reviewed by Gyles Beckford
MAYDAY: How warring egos forced Qantas off course by Matt O'Sullivan
Published by Viking Penguin Random House, RRP $40.00
10:45 The Reading: 'Touchstones' by James McNeish
We continue the memoir of James McNeish, about the people in his life who shaped his perspective: “a gallery of people – rebels, outsiders, romantics, enlightened misfits and illiterates – who have touched me in life.” (Part 14 of 15, RNZ).
11:05 New Technology with Sarah Putt
New Technology commentator Sarah Putt discuss privacy in the age of drones, and trouble with the Yik Yak app which allows people to post anonymous messages.
11:25 Parenting: Everything you need to know about headlice
Professor Rick Speare is a public health physician and director of Tropic Health Solutions and an expert on headlice. He answers questions about headlice and the best ways to get rid of them.
11:45 Film review with Dan Slevin
Dan Slevin reviews That Sugar Film (Damon Gameau); Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck (Brett Morgen) and Leviathan (Andrey Zvyagintsev).
Music played in this show
Artist: The Bats
Song: Block of Wood
Composer: The Bats/Scott
Album: Stanley Road
Label: Flying Nun
Artist: Stevie Wonder
Song: Signed, sealed Delivered, I’m yours
Album: 1970’s album
Artist: Bella Kalolo
Song: Let Go
Album: Time and Space
Label: Bella Sounds
Artist: Trinity Roots
Song: El Kaptain
Composer: Trinity Roots