Nine to Noon on Friday 5 September 2008

9:05 Psychics assisting Police to revive murder investigations

Should psychics have a role to play in police investigations?
Deb Webber, from TV3's popular Sensing Murder series talks about how she believes she can help police solve crimes.

Detective Senior Sergeant Ross Levy heads the inquiry into the disappearance of Wellington woman, Kaye Stewart. He talks to Kathryn about the role psychics have played in the inquiry.

Vicki Hyde, President of the Skeptics Society

9:35 Another coroner warns against imported snow tyres - will Government ban them?

Snow tyres have been blamed for the death of another motorist - the seventh in three years.

Harry Duynhoven, The Transport Accident Minister, talks to Kathryn about whether the government is planning any changes to regulations governing tyres.

Don Graham's fiancee died in a crash last October, which the Palmerston North coroner has blamed on her snow tyres. He met the Transport Safety Minister earlier this week as part of his campaign to have the tyres banned for use in New Zealand.

9:45 Asia Correspondent Phil O'Sullivan

10:05 Robert Muchamore

Robert Muchamore, the former private investigator who turned best selling author of the Cherub detective novels for teenagers.

Pictured below: Robert Muchamore and his latest book in the CHERUB series, General.

Robert Muchamore

10:30 Book Review: Going Bush: New Zealanders and Nature in the Twentieth Century by Kirstie Ross

Reviewed by Harry Broad
Published by Auckland University Press
ISBN 978 186 940 4246

10:45 Book reading: Epiphany

A short story by Lesley Ayers

11:05 Music Review with Manu Taylor

Parallel 37 - Frank Gibson's Parallel 37
(2008 Ode Records)

Amos Lee - Last Days At The Lodge -
(2008 The Blue Note Label Group)

Death Vessel - Nothing Is Precious Enough For Us -
(2008 Sub Pop Records)

11:30 Sport with Richard Becht

11:45 Week That Was with Radar and Jacqui Brown