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Monday to Friday, 9am - Midday
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
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The mission is seeing its highest number of homeless in 10 years. (13′51″)
New figures show rates of campylobacter are falling - but concerns remain about the safety of eating fresh chicken. (16′07″)
Greg Locke, creater of The Trons - a robotic pop band. (9′27″)
Phil O'Sullivan talks about events in Asia including problems over beef imports in Korea. (11′48″)
He makes his career checking the facts of what the US Presidential candidates say and whether voters can believe them. (25′35″)
Laura Kroetsch reviews 'Beijing Coma' by Ma Jian. Published by Chatto and Windus. (7′26″)
Manu shares the music of MGMT, Billy T Junior and Son of Dave. (14′55″)
Richard Becht talks US Open golf, All Blacks plus much more from the sports world. (15′37″)
With Radar and Gemma Gracewood. (8′47″)
From nine to noon every weekday, Kathryn Ryan talks to the people driving the news - in New Zealand and around the world. Delve beneath the headlines to find out the real story, listen to Nine to Noon's expert commentators and reviewers and catch up with the latest lifestyle trends on this award-winning programme.
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Princeton Unversity economist and former vice chair of the Federal Reserve Alan Blinder talks to Kathryn Ryan about his new book After the Music Stopped, about the financial crisis. Dr Blinder believes that many Americans still don't understand what went wrong and both the Bush and Obama administrations have failed to communicate clearly with the public about what happened and what the government was doing about it.
John Green is the best-selling author of young adult novels – his latest book The Fault in our Stars, about a teenage couple who meet at a cancer support group – has sold more than 270,000 copies and is being made into a movie. All together his books have sold more than 1.3 million copies worldwide. He and his brother Hank have had 200 million YouTube views of their Vlogbrothers channel weekly video exchanges to each other. The Green brothers have also launched 'CrashCourse'- an educational YouTube channel featuring teaching videos they've made on the sciences and humanities. John Green will tell Kathryn about his life as a “Professional Person of the Internet”.
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