Nine To Noon for Wednesday 2 November 2011
09:05 National's welfare policy
Sharon Wilson Davis is a member of the Welfare Working Group and CEO of Strive Community Trust (runs work transition programmes for sole parents in South Auckland and helps people to take control of their lives); Kay Brereton, director of the Wellington People's Centre and member of the Beneficiary Advocacy Federation; and Paul Blair, from the Rotorua People's Union - an advocate for beneficiaries in the city.
09:30 The beginning of a world leading clinical trial in New Zealand - involving stem cells to try and treat spinal injuries.
Dr Jim Faed, Clinical Research Director - Otago University.
09:45 Australia correspondent Roy Moynihan
10:05 Bernard Salt - The Big Tilt : Baby Boomers, Gen X and Gen Y
Bernard Salt, Australian social demographer, who's just published a new book The Big Tilt, about the different generations - Baby Boomers, Gen X and Gen Y - and the changes to each group over the last ten years, in particular looking at how each has fared throughout the global financial crisis.
10:25 Book Review with Ralph McAllister
Feast Day of Fools by James Lee Burke
Published by Orion
10:45 Reading: The Years Before My Death written and read by David McPhail (Part 3 of 10)
David has begun working for television in Christchurch and is chosen to be on a production course.
Audio will be available here after broadcast.
11:05 Marty Duda's Artist of the Week - The Bats
November marks the 30th anniversary of the birth of New Zealand music label, Flying Nun records. Roger Shepherd is back running the iconic imprint and one of the label's most important and influential bands, The Bats, are back on the label, with a new album entitled, Free All The Monsters". The Bats will be taking part in the month-long celebrations, touring up and down the country, as will Robert Scott's other band, The Clean.
North By North - The Bats taken from 1987 album "Daddy's Highway" (Flying Nun)
Sighting The Sound - The Bats taken from 1993 album, "Silverbeet" (Flying Nun)
Mir - The Bats taken from 2005 album "At The National Grid" (Magic Marker)
Spacejunk - The Bats taken from 2011 album "Free All The Monsters" (Flying Nun)
Roger Shepherd has recorded a special programme introducing and playing 30 of his favourite Flying Nun cuts which you can hear on Marty's website, www.13thfloor.co.nz.
11:30 Legal commentator Grant Illingworth
11:45 Science commentator David Haywood
Steven Joyce's road plans from an energy engineering perspective.