Nine to Noon for 29 September 2008

9:05 Federated Farmers' T150 campaign

Jeremy Rookes, North Canterbury sheep farmer

9:20 Federated Farmers' T150 campaign

Bruce Wills, Federated Farmers Meat & Fibre Chairman; and Mike Petersen, Meat & Wool New Zealand Chairman

9:30 50 marathons in 50 states in 50 days

Dean Karnazes, ultra marathon runner and best selling author.
Run Like an Ultra Marathon Man: Dean Karnazes' ultimate plan on how to run a marathon
7pm Wednesday 15 October
Rosmini College, 36 Dominion St, Takapuna, Auckland
Tickets $10 per person (plus booking/delivery fee)
Book at or 0508 iTICKET. No door sales.

09:45 Paul Newman's legacy

Tom O'Neil, author of a number of books about the Oscars and the Emmy Awards and runs the LA Times awards blog:

10:05 NGOs, Rwanda, aid and injustice in the Third World

James Orbinski. The young Canadian doctor who visited Rwanda on a study trip in 1980's. Fuelled by the injustice he saw there, he joined Medicins Sans Frontieres and returned to Rwanda, only to be caught in the middle of the genocidal civil war.
Author of An Imperfect Offering: Dispatches from the Medical Frontline. Published by Text Publishing.

10:30 Book Review with Laura Kroetsch

Dreams of Rivers and Seas: A Novel by Tim Panks
Published by Harvill/Secker
ISBN 9781846551147

10:45 Reading: How To Listen To Pop Music

Written and read by Nick Bollinger (Episode 1 of 10)

11:05 Politics with Matthew Hooton and Laila Harre

11:30 Guest Chef Anne Thorpe and wine with John Hawkesby

Recipe: Rich Mince

11:45 A Modest Proposal or Two with David Slack