Nine To Noon for Wednesday 19 October 2011
09:05 National's plan for KiwiSaver auto enrolment
Anthony Quirk, managing director of Milford Asset Management, which has two KiwiSaver funds and $900 million of funds under management; and David Ireland, chairman of Workplace Savings NZ.
Workplace Savings is a national, not-for-profit, apolitical membership organisation that represents the interests of employers who offer workplace retirement savings schemes, their trustees and members, as well as superannuation industry service providers including KiwiSaver, and professional advisers.
09:25 Frontline services dealing with the needy are busier than ever despite falling unemployment benefit numbers and hardship grants
Diane Robertson, Auckland City Missioner; and Philippa Fletcher, policy adviser for the NZ Council of Christian Social Services.
09:45 Australia correspondent Ray Moynihan
The anti-coal seam gas rallies across New South Wales and one of Australia's first ever pharmaceutical company whistleblowers spoke out about the way she and her colleagues seduced Australian doctors for more than a decade.
10:05 Jonathan Aitken - convicted former UK Cabinet minister
Former Conservative MP who was convicted for perjury and imprisoned. A decade later, he is now a campaigner for prison reform.
10:35 Book Review with Ralph McAllister
The Marriage Plot by Jeffrey Eugenides
Published by Fourth Estate
10:45 Reading: Felicia, a short story by Taria Baqui
A visit to Felicia's at number 14 reveals the truth behind all her pretending.
Audio will be available here after broadcast.
11:05 Music review with Marty Duda
Artist of the Week: Jane's Addiction
Led by frontman Perry Ferrell and guitarist Dave Navarro, Jane's Addiction combined elements of metal, punk, jazz and anything else they found lying around. The band broke up in 1991 but has recently reformed (for the second time) and has just released its fourth album, The Great Escape Artist.
1. Mountain Song (4:03) - Jane's Addiction taken from 1988 album, "Nothing's Shocking" (Warner Bros.)
2. Been Caught Shopping (3:35) - Jane's Addiction taken from 1990 album, "Ritual de lo Habitual" (Warner Bros.)
3. Superhero (3:59) - Jane's Addiction taken from 2003 album "Strays" (Capitol)
4. Broken People (3:39) - Jane's Addiction taken from 2011 album "The Great Escape Artist" (Capitol)
11:30 Legal commentator Andrew Scott Howman
Employment law - where work ends and personal life begins.
11:45 Science commentator David Haywood
"Technical" entertainment books
South Sea Vagabonds (1939) by J.W. (Johnny) Wray
Love in a Lighthouse (1956) by G.R. (Bob) Gilbert