Nine To Noon for Wednesday 28 July 2010
09:05 Concerns about growing waiting lists for neurologist appointments
Barry Snow, Auckland Hospital Neurologist
09:20 BP's leadership is under fire over the handling of the Gulf oil spill; how much has it also damaged Obama's presidency and the Democrats slim majority?
Van Jones, former special adviser to President Obama on green jobs, now a senior fellow at the Center for American Progress.
09:35 How host cities can capitalise on big events like the Rugby World Cup and use them to become world class locations
Greg Clark, international city building advisor has held various leadership positions within London city agencies. He has advised 20 different international cities and governments on how to improve cities and make them more successful.
09:45 Australia correspondent Ray Moynihan
10:05 Do fish feel pain?
Renowned scientist Victoria Braithwaite caused much controversy with her claim that fish do feel pain. She talks with Kathryn Ryan about why she believes fish should be given the same levels of protection as birds and mammals.
10:30 Book Review with Michele A'Court
Every Last One by Anna Quindlen
Published by Hutchinson
Men Behaving Sadly a series of 5 stories by David Hill exploring aspects of life for the New Zealand male.
Lending A Hand the slow recognition of generational traits surviving through life and death. (part 3 of 5)
11:05 Music review with Marty Duda
Artist Of The Week: Bobby Womack
1. It's All Over Now - The Valentinos 1964 single (SAR)
2. Woman's Gotta Have It - Bobby Womack from the 1972 album Understanding (United Artists)
3. Outside Myself - Bobby Womack from the 1987 album The Last Soul Man (MCA)
4. Stylo - Gorillaz from the 2010 album Plastic Beach (Parlophone)
11:30 Legal commentator Simon Moore, Crown Prosecutor and partner in the law firm Meredith Connell
Discusses the inquisitorial system and how the new majority verdict scheme is working.
11:45 Science commentator Dr David Haywood
Can energy be the main driver for New Zealand's economic growth.