Nine To Noon for Wednesday 7 April 2010
09:05 Cuts to rehab funding for brain injury sufferers
Claims that some people with serious brain injuries are being denied funding for rehabilitation as ACC attempts to cut costs.
John Clough, President of the Brain Injury Association; and Liz Cairns, ACC's Manager of the National Serious Injury Service.
09:30 ANZAC of the year
75-year-old Lieutenant Colonel John Milbanke Masters, is the inaugural ANZAC of the Year recipient.
The honour was instituted by the Royal New Zealand Returned Services' Association to recognise the ANZAC qualities of comradeship, compassion, courage and commitment.
The RNZRSA says the award is in recognition of Lieutenant Colonel John Masters putting others first - from his life-saving deeds on the battlefields of Borneo, to his struggles back home for the rights of Vietnam veterans exposed to the defoliant Agent Orange.
09:50 UK correspondent Oliver Barrett discusses the UK election announcement
10:05 Mark Prebble
One of New Zealand's top public servants, Mark Prebble has drawn on decades of experience in some of the highest positions in the civil service, often during turbulent times, to write his new book - With Respect: parliamentarians, officials and judges too.
He is the former State Services Commissioner, former head of DPM&C; 30 year public servant, and is the brother of Richard Prebble.
10:30 Book Review with Phil Vine
The Limping Man by Maurice Gee
Published by Puffin
10:45 Reading: Where Underpants Come From by Joe Bennett (Episode 6 of 12)
Joe visits the port of Shanghai as he attempts to follow the trail of his underpants back to their source.
11:05 Music review with Marty Duda
Feature Artist: Carole King
1. It Might As Well Rain Until September (2:29) - Carole King taken from 1962 single (Dimension)
2. Goin' Back (3:36) - Carole King taken from 1970 album "Writer" (Ode)
3. Will You Love Me Tomorrow (4:10) - Carole King taken from 1971 album "Tapestry" (Ode)
4. You've Got A Friend (4:45) - Carole King & James Taylor.
11:30 Legal commentator Dean Knight
Issues surrounding the sacking of ECan and appointing commissioners in its place.
11:45 Film Review with Graeme Tuckett
Graeme reviews the blockbuster Clash of the Titans, a John Lennon biopic Nowhere Boy and the animation How to train your Dragon.