Nine To Noon for Wednesday 17 February 2010
09:05 More research shows major inequalities in men's health
Phil Chapman, Mens Health Promoter for the Public Health Unit of Nelson Marlborough District Health Board; Donald; and Rhys Jones, Public Health Physician with Auckland University who is an expert on Health inequalities, particularly for Maori men.
09:30 Food security
Nina Fedoroff, Science and Technology Adviser to the US Secretary of State. She is one of the authors of an article in Science magazine who argues that a radical rethink of agriculture is needed in the 21st century to meet the demand for food and water while limiting the environmental impact of production.
09:45 Australia correspondent Ray Moynihan
10:05 Lloyd Morrison
Infratil CEO Lloyd Morrison is back in the country after receiving experimental treatment in Seattle for his leukaemia, he talks about his ongoing battle with the disease and the challenges facing the country's biggest companies.
10:30 Book Review with Phil Vine
Raising Teenagers Today by Ian Lambie & Les Simmonds
Published by Random House NZ
10:45 Reading: The Year of the Shanghai Shark by Mo Zhi Hong (Part 8 of 10, RNZ)
In the Chinese city of Dalian Hai Long and his mates drink Coca-Cola , eat American fast food and go to English language lessons. But this year Hai Long leaves school to learn the unlikely trade of his uncle - a professional pick-pocket.
11:05 Music review with Marty Duda
Feature Artist - Peter Gabriel
1. Games Without Frontiers (4:06) - Peter Gabriel taken from 1980 album "Peter Gabriel (3)" (Geffen)
2. Sledgehammer (5:12) - Peter Gabriel taken from 1986 album "So" (Geffen)
3. Heroes (4:10) - Peter Gabriel taken from 2010 album "Scratch My Back" (Virgin)
4. Flume (3:01) - Peter Gabriel taken from 2010 album "Scratch My
11:30 Legal commentator Dean Knight looks at the bids to make New Zealand a republic
11:45 Film reviewer Graeme Tuckett
Jane Campion's Bright Star, Australian film Balibo, and a remake of the classic horror, The Wolfman.