Nine To Noon for Thursday 25 March 2010
09:05 Sale of NZ dairy farms to a Hong Kong based Natural Dairy (NZ) Holdings
Kerry Knight, partner at Knight Calidicott - law firm representing Natural Dairy (NZ) Holdings; Arthur Lim, Auckland independent investment consultant; and
Murray Horton, spokesperson for the Campaign Against Foreign Control of Aotearoa.
09:30 The World Oral Literature Project
Dr Mark Turin, director of the World Oral Literature Project.
The Cambridge University-based project aims to record and archive dying languages. It's estimated about half of the world's 6,500 spoken languages could be extinct by the end of this century.
09:45 UK correspondent Jon Dennis
10:05 Chloe Hooper
Author of The Tall Man, an award-winning book about the death in custody of Cameron (Mulrunji) Doomadgee after he swore at a policeman on Palm Island. She wrote the book after being invited by the defence to witness and to write about this case, which is now the subject of a long running inquest.
10:30 Book Review with Phil Smith
Major Pettigrew's Last Stand by Helen Simpson
Published by Allen & Unwin
10:45 Reading: Caught In Claywritten & told by Ellie Smith
Violet's husband leaves her after 19 years. He's gone north to be a potter and find himself. (RNZ)
11:05 Emerging technologies with Nat Torkington
Google's cyber-turfwar with China, conservation mining, and women in computing.
Google Faces Fallout as China Reacts to Site Shift (NY Times)
China hits back at Google's uncensored Hong Kong servers (The Register) Comparing proposed mine sites to places you know
Finding Ada, my three women who are Tabitha Roder, Amber Craig, and Julie Starr.
11:30 Psychologist and parenting expert Nigel LattaKids on planes and other public places - how do you ensure they behave in public, and what should you do if someone else's kids are driving you nuts?
11:45 Television review with Simon Wilson
Simon discusses the new series of NZ comedy Go Girls, and the Prime documentary Haiti's Killer Quake.