Nine To Noon for Wednesday 1 December 2010
09:05 More youth offenders on remand locked up in police cells
Helen Bowen, Auckland youth lawyer whose 14-year-old client was forced to spend four nights in a police cell because there were no Child Youth and Family beds available. He claims that an increasing number of youth offenders on remand are being forced to stay in cells because tougher sentencing laws are increasing demand on beds; John Hancock, senior lawyer for the Youth Law service; and Ray Smith, Chief Executive of Child Youth and Family
09:30 The future of arts festivals in NZ
Kerry Prendergast, new chair of the New Zealand International Arts Festival held in Wellington; and David Malacari, Auckland Arts Festival artistic director.
09:45 Australia correspondent Karen Middleton, chief political correspondent for SBS Television
10:05 Steven Johnson - best-selling science writer
Best-selling science writer Steven Johnson asks us to rethink our ideas of innovation - he argues that good ideas are not bolts from the blue but come from hunches, mulling things over and a good dose of chance and failure.
Steven Johnson's latest book Where Good Ideas Come From celebrates the power of randomness and the value of even the most idle hunch.
10:30 Book Review with Kate Blackhurst
Voltaire's Calligrapher by Pablo de Santis
Published by HarperCollins
10:45 Reading: The Conquest of Mount Cook by Freda du Faur
An account of Freda Du Faur's conquest to climb Mount Cook in 1910. (Part 3 of 5)
11:05 Music Review with Marty Duda
Artist of the Week: Bon Jovi
1. Runaway (3:51) - Bon Jovi taken from 1984 album "Bon Jovi" (Mercury)
2. You Give Love A Bad Name (3:43) - Bon Jovi taken from 1986 album "Slippery When Wet" (Mercury)
3. Lost Highway (4:13) - Bon Jovi from 2009 album "Lost Highway" (Mercury)
4. What Do You Got? (3:47) - Bon Jovi taken from 2010 album "Greatest Hits" (Island)
11:30 Employment lawyer Andrew Scott Howman
Why it is still ok to discriminate on the basis of someone's appearance.
11:45 Science commentator David Haywood
The first law of thermodynamics.