Nine To Noon for Thursday 5 May 2011
09:05 Chemical castration - should it be used to treat sex offenders?
Andrew Frost is a social work lecturer at Canterbury University's School of Social and Political Sciences - he used to work with sexual offenders at Rolleston Prison; and Mal Griebel, a retired detective who worked on Louisa Damodran case.
09:35 Regulation of mobile termination rates
Paul Brislen, CEO of the Telecommuniations Users Association on the Commerce Commission's final decision on mobile termination rates.
09:45 UK correspondent Michael White
10:05 Anthony Horowitz
Prolific British author Anthony Horowitz, whose series for children and teenagers The Power of Five, Alex Rider and The Diamond Brothers, have been international hits. He has also written for many successful television series, including Midsomer Murders and is the creator and writer of Foyles War. He discusses his upper class upbringing - being raised by nannies, and being sent to boarding school at the age of eight, an experience he describes as brutal.
10:30 Book Review with Rae McGregor
The Moment by Douglas Kennedy
Published by Hutchinson
10:45 Reading: Knowing Where To Look by Shirley Eng
The second in our Mum's the Word series of short stories about mothers.
When her daughter goes missing at the beach Sarah is forced to reconsider how her future .
11:05 New Technology with Nigel Horrocks
Nigel questions whether we can trust the big corporations to keep our online information safe.
11:30 Debt proofing your child
Andrew Lendnal is a financial planner and educator. For several years he has been directly involved in helping children learn about money, has advised financial institutions on how best to encourage children to save, and has given seminars and workshops on the subject. His first book, Budget Wise, Dollar Rich (with Anton Nadilo) was published in 2005.
Gold Start: Teaching your child about money by Andrew Lendnal
Published by Exisle Publishing
11:45 TV reviewer Simon Wilson
Coverage of the Royal Wedding, plus what will we lose with TVNZ 7's demise.