Nine To Noon
Thursday 22 October 2009, with Kathryn Ryan
09:05 The Ministry of Education says its support for the arts, science and PE in primary schools will cease next year.
Terry Crooks, Professor of Education at Otago University and co-director of the National Education Monitoring Project
09:20 Meth Lab Homes
Dawn Turner, founder of a website that tells you about the health impacts of living in a property that's been used as a methamphetamene lab.
09:30 Naturism in NZ
Glenne Findon, communications officer for NZ Naturists Federation explains how they will celebrate Go Natural week
09:45 UK correspondent Katie Adie
10:05 Rick Bryant - NZ blues man
Amid something of a renaissance of blues/soul music NZ (e.g Hollie Smith, OpenSouls et al) here's a guy who's been at the forefront for 30 years, and is still going strong. He's primarily a singer who also plays the jug, the washboard and the saxophone. He's a founding member of the Windy City Strugglers (even though he's from Auckland) and The Jive Bombers, and his collaborations also include BLERTA.
10:45 Reading: The Dream Life of Elephants by Vaughan Slinn, Sara Allen and Leo Gene Peters
(Part 4 of 4)
A mysterious and quirky look at the routine of urban loneliness through the eyes of Julian and Yvonne, two strangers who nearly meet.
11:05 Book Review with Dan Slevin
Generation A by Douglas Coupland
Published by William Heinemann
11:10 New Technology with Nat Torkington
iPhone competition, two new ebook readers, and fake security software.
Psychologist and parenting expert Nigel discusses anxious kids
11:45 Television review with Simon Wilson
How Top Gear copes in the age of climate change.
Audio from Thursday 22 October 2009
Not all audio is available due to copyright restrictions.
Art, science, and physical education get the cut ( 16′ 29″ )
09:08 The Ministry of Education says its support for the arts, science and PE in primary schools will cease next year. We talk to Terry Crooks, Professor of Education at Otago University and co-director of the National Education Monitoring Project.
Methlab homes ( 14′ 13″ )
09:30 Dawn Turner's son bought a house in the US that, as was later discovered, had been used to manufacture P; there was no requirement that this piece of information be made known prior to the sale. She set up a website to help other people in similar situations.
Naturism in NZ ( 9′ 00″ )
09:42 A chat with Glenne Findon, communications officer for NZ Naturists Federation.
UK correspondent - Katie Adie ( 7′ 47″ )
09:50 Latest news from Britain.
Feature guest - Rick Bryant ( 27′ 28″ )
10:07 Rick has been at the forefront of NZ blues and soul for 30 years, and is still going strong. Primarily a singer, he also plays the jug, washboard, and saxophone. He's a founding member of the Windy City Strugglers and the Jive Bombers.
Book review ( 6′ 43″ )
11:07 'Generation A' by Douglas Coupland. Published by William Heinemann, reviewed by Dan Slevin.
New technology ( 14′ 52″ )
11:17 Nat Torkington on iPhones, new e-book readers, and fake security software.
Parenting ( 18′ 04″ )
11:29 With psychologist and parenting expert Nigel Latta, discussing anxious kids.
Television ( 10′ 52″ )
11:48 Simon Wilson discusses how British motoring show 'Top Gear' copes in the age of climate change.