Nine To Noon for Monday 25 July 2011
09:05 The architect of the shake-up of the UK welfare system
Iain Duncan Smith, the Work and Pensions Secretary and former Conservative Party leader who is pushing through legislation overhauling the welfare system in the UK, including a single universal credit to replace most existing benefits and tax credits. The reforms are similar to recommendations made here by the Welfare Working Group.
09:30 Killing rampage shatters Norway's peaceful self-image
Thomas Hylland Eriksen, social anthropologist at the University of Oslo discusses the implications of the car bomb attack on the Prime Minister's offices, and the slaying of young activists from the ruling Labour party on Norwegian society and politics.
09:45 Europe correspondent Seamus Kearney
Seamus Kearney discusses the latest on the Norwegian attacks, a new deal on tackling the Greek debt crisis and the arrest of war crimes fugitive Goran Hadzic.
10:05 Charlene Hewat - Rhino conservationist
Founder of the NGO Environment Africa
10:35 Book review with Phil Smith
A Red Herring Without Mustard by Alan Bradley
Published by Orion
10:45 Reading: Spider by William Taylor (Part 6 of 10)
The story of a gangly teenager who gives up rugby to play the piano.
11:05 Political commentators Matthew Hooton and Sue Bradford
Matthew Hooton and Sue Bradford analyse John Key's visit to Washington; deals between the National and Act parties; and better than expected polling last week for Labour's capital gains tax policy.
11:25 Guest chef James Buckrell
Owner and director of BJs Bakery in Hastings, James Buckrell is a judge for The Bakels New Zealand Supreme Pie Awards, which will be announced in Auckland on Tuesday 26 July. James is a former contestant who has won the supreme award and many golds.
11:45 Urbanist Tommy Honey
The Basin Reserve, tunnels, flyovers and community involvement.