Nine To Noon for Tuesday 22 May 2012
09:05 Budgeting umbrella group discusses the possibility of memorandum of understanding with Cash Converters
Raewyn Fox, CEO of the Federation of Family Budgeting Services.
09:20 Emily Longley's former UK boyfriend found guilty of her murder
Caroline Longley, mother of Emily Longley discusses the conviction of Elliot Turner for strangling the 17-year-old in his bed.
09:35 Tracking vulnerable children
Children's Commissioner, Dr Russell Wills; Peter Reynolds, Early Childhood Council chief executive.
09:50 US correspondent Jack Hitt
10:05 Genealogy - why are we so interested in discovering our ancestry?
Nick Barratt's a British genealogist, broadcaster, historian and author and was the head genealogist on the BBC's television series Who Do You Think You Are? for four years.
He's coming to New Zealand to speak at the NZ Society of Genealogists' AGM and conference in Taupo (1-3 June 2012). The topics he's speaking about include the importance of ancestral tourism as an economic driver for growth; the importance of personal heritage within the school education curriculum; and the future of genealogy in the media age.
10:35 Book Review with Phil Smith
Bring Up the Bodies by Hilary Mantel
Published by Fourth Estate
10:45 Reading: Playing The King by Matthew O'Sullivan (2 of 5)
Today Hartley Manners considers offer to play Lear and face up to the crippling stage fright which had come to plague him late in his career.
11:05 Business commentator Rod Oram
Fonterra and Federated Farmers lock horns over the issue of farmers trading their co-op shares between themselves.
11:30 Winner of NZ Post Children's Book Awards
Matt Elliott, author of Nice Day For a War, based on his grandfather's diary from World War I. The book is illustrated by Chris Slane.
11:45 Film review with Graeme Tuckett
The documentary Shihad: Beautiful Machine, Kid with a Bike (which won the 2011 Grand Prix at Cannes) and the new Tim Burton film Dark Shadows.