Nine To Noon
Friday 13 June 2008, with Lynn Freeman
9:05 AM. The mission is seeing its highest number of homeless in 10 years.
9:20 AM. New figures show rates of campylobacter are falling - but concerns remain about the safety of eating fresh chicken.
9:35 AM. Greg Locke, creater of The Trons - a robotic pop band.
9:50 AM. Phil O'Sullivan talks about events in Asia including problems over beef imports in Korea.
10:10 AM. He makes his career checking the facts of what the US Presidential candidates say and whether voters can believe them.
10:40 AM. Laura Kroetsch reviews 'Beijing Coma' by Ma Jian. Published by Chatto and Windus.
11:05 AM. Manu shares the music of MGMT, Billy T Junior and Son of Dave.
11:30 AM. Richard Becht talks US Open golf, All Blacks plus much more from the sports world.
Nine to Noon for Friday 13 June 2008
09:05 Auckland City Mission
One of the largest social service providers in the country, The Auckland City Mission says it feels as if many of its clients are living in the Depression Era, and it believes the worst is yet to come.
New figures show rates of campylobacter are falling, but concerns remain about the safety of eating fresh chicken. Michael Baker, Department of Public Health, Wellington School of Medicine; Judy Lee, Principal Adviser, Risk Management with the New Zealand Food Safety Authority; and Michael Brooks, Executive Director Poulty Industry Association
09:30 The Trons
Greg Locke, Creater of The Trons - a robotic pop band. (see below)
09:45 Asia Correspondent Phil O'Sullivan
10:05 Checking the Facts
Brooks Jackson, Director, FactCheck.org part of The Annenberg Public Policy Center of the University of Pennsylvania. As the US presidential election continues to hold centre stage - Brooks Jackson makes his career checking the facts of what the candidates say ... and whether voters can (or should) believe them.
10:30 Book Review with Laura Kroetsch
Beijing Coma by Ma Jian
Published by Chatto & Windus
ISBN 978 070 118 2670
10:45 Reading: Edwin & Matilda by Laurence Fearnley
11:05 Music Review with Manu Taylor
MGMT - Oracular Spectacular
Billy TK Junior - Presenting Billy TK Jnr
Son of Dave - 03
11:30 Sport Commentator Richard Becht
11:45 Week That Was
Radar and Gemma Gracewood