Nine To Noon for Thursday 8 December 2016
09:05 Andrew Little - connecting with voters post-Key
Kathryn Ryan talks with Labour leader Andrew Little on the prospects for Labour in 2017, and how he intends to connect with middle New Zealand in a post-Key world.
09:20 Urban schools with wraparound services
Kathryn Ryan meets US educationalist Jeff Duncan-Andrade who founded the Roses in Concrete community school in Oakland California - an urban school which involves the whole community. Dr Duncan-Andrade is guest speaker at a Maori education hui in Auckland.
09:45 UK correspondent Matthew Parris
Matthew Parris on the Supreme Court hearings into whether Parliament should decide on a Brexit
10:05 Fun and ancient games!
World authority on Ngā Taonga Tākaro, Harko Brown, discusses the whakapapa & resurgence of traditional maori games. He has just produced a compendium called 'Ngā Taonga Tākaro II : The Matrix' which is crammed full of games, as well as stories about their rich history.
10:35 Book review - "Born to Run" by Bruce Springsteen
Reviewed by Charlotte Ryan, published by Simon & Schuster.
10:45 The Reading
In Deep, a short story by David Hill, read by Hadleigh Walker.
11:05 New technology with Sarah Putt
Sarah Putt discusses John Key's tech legacy, a supermarket without checkouts and the new novel
11:25 Speech and language development: busting the myths
Do talkative older siblings impact a younger child's language development? Do dummies cause speech delays? Speech and language therapist, Christian Wright, busts some myths.
11:45 Viewing with Paul Casserly
Paul Casserly presents his highlights for 2016 viewing and his picks for what would make good Christmas presents.