09:05 Stemming Auckland's primary teacher shortage

A new initiative to attract and retain primary teachers is going forward amid warnings there'll be a shortfall of around 3000 primary teachers in just over a decade. Nine to Noon talks to Diane Manners, President of the Auckland Primary Principals' Association and Massey University's Graham Jackson, author of a new study suggesting the city will have a shortfall of thousands of teachers in a decade.

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09:20 Bic Runga to be inducted into the NZ Music Hall of Fame

Nine to Noon talks to New Zealand singer-songwriter Bic Runga  about being awarded the 2016  Legacy Award, given to Kiwi artists who have helped shape the NZ music industry. She'll be inducted into the NZ Music Hall of Fame at the New Zealand Music Awards on November 17th.

09:30 From school drop out to teacher: Neville Rakena

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Photo: Dan Erikson

Neville Rakena discusses how he went from being kicked out of school, to getting a job as a teacher aide, and his plans to  train as a teacher. He's been involved with Nga Rangatahi Toa - a creative arts initiative in South Auckland which supports young people excluded from school.  He talks to Lynn Freeman along with Auckland rapper Tony TZ, who is a youth mentor for Nga Rangatahi Toa.

09:45 UK Correspondent Matthew Parris

The argument about whether Britain will have a hard or soft Brexit it is hotting up. One newspaper paper reports a leaked Treasury document suggesting the cost of hard Brexit could be as much as 66 billion per year.

10:05 Nujeen Mustafa's epic wheelchair journey from Syria to Germany

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Syrian teenager, Nujeen Mustafa, who has cerebral palsy, left her homeland beginning a 16 month odyssey with her sister Nisreen, to ultimately reach the safety of Europe. Travelling by boat, bus, train, and taxi across Turkey, the Mediterranean to Greece, through Macedonia to Serbia and then finally making it to the Hungarian border and then Germany. The UK Sunday Times journalist, author and foreign correspondent, Christina Lamb has co- written her story with her.

10:35 Book review - "Hag-Seed" by Margaret Atwood

Reviewed by Anne Else, published by Penguin Random House NZ.

10:45 The Reading

11:05 New technology with Sarah Putt

Sarah Putt on the demise of Samsumg's Galaxy Note 7 and Blackberrry pulls out of manufacturing smartphones.

11:25 Parenting challenging teens

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Lynn Freeman speaks with psychotherapist Katrina Jacobsen of the organisation Parent Help about tips for parenting challenging teens. She says these years can be particularly difficult for parents.

11:45 Viewing with Sarah McMullan

Sarah McMullan  reviews crime thriller Don't Breathe,  fashion documentary The First Monday in May & Oasis: Supersonic