Nine To Noon for Tuesday 3 November 2009
09:05 Ombudsman's office investigating bullying in schools
David Rutherford, spokesperson for group of Hutt Valley parents who instigated investigation into bullying.
09:20 Food aid in Ethiopia
Nick Martlew, Oxfam's Humanitarian Policy Adviser for Ethiopia
09:30 DNA sampling on the rise
New police powers to compel people to give a DNA sample will see ESR have to deal with around 5,000 additional profiles a year.
Dr Jill Vintiner, Forensic Programme Manager at ESR.
09:45 US correspondent Luiza Savage
10:05 Harry M Miller - Aussie superagent
Harry M Miller has represented Lindy Chamberlain, Judy Moran, the Melbourne gangland killings wife, who is now up on murder charges, Barry Humphries, Alan Jones, and Big Brother contestants.
Confessions of a Not So Secret Agent by Harry M Miller, with Peter Holder
Published by Hachette
10:30 Book Review with Don Rood
Driven to Distraction by Jeremy Clarkson
Published by Michael Joseph
10:45 Reading: His Beautiful Wife, a short story by Julia Brannian
The beautiful wife of a successful businessman decides it's time for her to stop playing this role and live her own life.
11:05 Business and economic commentator Rod Oram
11:30 Alan Dale - Australian actor
Alan Dale played Jim Robinson on Neighbours for eight years. When his character was killed off, the acting work dried up in Australia as he was so typecast. In his late 50s he tried his luck in Hollywood, and succeeded - landing major roles in several popular TV shows, including Ugly Betty, the OC, 24, NCIS and Lost.
11:45 Media commentator Denis Welch