Nine To Noon for Monday 20 September 2010
09:05 Commonwealth Games in Delhi - will security fears put athletes off from attending?
Rob Nichol, head of the Athletes' Federation; and Teresita Schaffer, Director of the South Asia Program at the Centre for Strategic and International Studies.
09:20 Selling the Fountain of Youth
Arlene Weintraub, author of Selling the Fountain of Youth, an expose of the anti-aging industry, which has exploded into a US$88 billion business. She says few products and techniques are regulated in the same way as normal pharmaceuticals and medical cures.
09:30 Young@Heart chorus
Bob Cilman, Choirmaster of the Young@Heart chorus, which featured in an acclaimed 2007 documentary. Bob is here recruiting local singers for the NZ tour of the Young@Heart chorus.
09:45 Middle East correspondent Anita McNaught
10:05 Terry Pratchett - one of the UK's most popular authors, who has been diagnosed with Alzheimers Disease
Sir Terry Pratchett, creator of the Discworld series and - he has strong views on assisted death.
10:30 Book Review with Marcus Harvey
Battlefields of the New Zealand Wars by David Green
Published by Penguin
Gods and Little Fishes by Bruce Ansley
The memoir of a New Brighton boy, enjoying life in a thriving seaside township (Part 1 of 5, RNZ)
11:05 Political commentators Andrew Campbell and Matthew Hooton
11:30 Guest chef Philippe Mouchel and wine commentator, Stephen Morris
Philippe Mouchel is appearing at Melbourne Food and Wine Festival's Langham Melbourne MasterClass March 2011 in celebration of the Festival's overarching theme of "heritage and tradition". His new cookbook is a record of his life in food, with recipes from those who have impacted his cuisine - his grandmother's cooking, his father's dishes, his years working with Paul Bocuse, the years in Japan and influences of his wife Tomoko, et al.
Recipes: Lamb and cardamom pilaf; Lemon cream, lemon cake and summer berries.
11:45 Off the Beaten Track with Kennedy Warne
Kennedy discusses landscape as therapy.