Nine To Noon for Friday 6 November 2009
09:05 Should we give up trying to match Australia's higher standard of living?
Don Brash, Chair of 2025 Taskforce and former RBNZ Governor
09:20 Toxic Parents
Dr Richard Friedman, New York psychiatrist, wrote a piece for the New York Times on toxic parents ... When Parents Are Too Toxic to Tolerate.
Blog: Divorcing your parents
09:45 Asia correspondent Phil O'Sullivan
10:05 Sara Wheeler - Arctic travel writer
Travel writer and author Sara Wheeler takes us to world's magnetic north and explains what it's like to herd reindeer and smash through the Arctic Ocean.
Her latest book is The Magnetic North.
10:30 Children's Book Review with John McIntyre
The Word Witch: The Magical Verse of Margaret Mahy edited by Tessa Duder
Illustrated by David Elliot
Published by Harper Collins
Aunt Concertina and her Niece Evalina by Paula Green
Illustrated by Michael Hight
Published by Random House
The Sparrow and the Feather by Ben Brown
Illustrated by Helen Taylor
Published by Puffin
10:45 Reading: The Fishing Net, a short story by Claire Baylis
A warm and perceptive tale about differing responses to predjudice.
11:05 Music review with Sean McKenna
Album: Tumbélé! - Biguine, afro & latin sounds from the French Caribbean, 1963-74
Track: Barrel Cof et Mister Lof - Jeunesse Vauclin
11:30 Sport with Joseph Romanos
Joseph looks at the build-up to the big World Cup qualifying match against Bahrain in Wellington.
11:45 The Week That Was with Radar and Irene Pink