Nine to Noon for 1 April 2008

9:05 Child Abuse in Court

Suzanne Blackwell, authored study on how child abuse victims are not treated well in court; and Jonathan Krebs, Law Society reaction to study on how treatment of child victirms in court

9:40 Controversial MAF Plane Fumigation

Terena Currey, Wanganui woman who suffered severe asthma attack while MAF carried out a fumigation of the plane which had carried her from Hawaii to Auckland, via Fiji; and Leanne Gibson, Director of Passenger Clearance, Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry

09:50 US Correspondent - Jack Hitt

10:05 Kiwi Comedy Success

Ben Hurley, award winning Kiwi comedian, a success story of the standup comedy scene, who's flourished on the demanding UK professional comedy circuit, has now come home to debut his new show.

10:30 Book Review with Don Rood

Warsaw 1920 by Adam Zamoyski
Published by 4th Estate
ISBN 978 000 725 7867

10:45 Reading: Some Traditions by Bronwyn Lloyd

11:05 Business Commentator - Rod Oram

11:30 NZ Author

Jenny Pattrick, best selling author of the Denniston Rose trilogy. Her latest historical novel Landings is set on the Whanganui River at the turn of the century.
Landings by Jenny Pattrick
Published by Random House NZ Black Swan

11:45 Media Commentator - Phil Wallington