Nine To Noon for Wednesday 29 February 2012
09:05 Parents of children at schools where a convicted sex offender worked undetected for years are demanding answers
An advocate for parents at one of the schools where it has been revealed that a convicted sex offender has been working. The Government has launched a ministerial inquiry into how the 41-year-old man, who used multiple identities, was able to work in a number of schools and go undetected for years.
09:15 Allegations of abuse on board foreign-chartered fishing vessels
Kathryn speaks to Ben Skinner, a US journalist whose story for Bloomberg Business Week outlines allegations of abuse on board foreign-flagged fishing vessels; as well as Eric Barratt, the CEO of Sanford, which is investigating the allegations of abuse on one of its charter boats.
09:45 Australia correspondent Karen Middleton
Julia Gillard's future.
10:05 Blues musician Paul Ubana Jones
A remarkable guitar player with a unique singing voice, Paula Ubana Jones is a talented songwriter and song interpreter. Paul is performing at the upcoming WOMAD festival in Taranaki. He is UK-born, but lives in Christchurch.
10:25 Book Review with Quentin Johnson
Death in Siberia by Alex Dryden
Published by Headline
10:45 The Reading: Skin Writing - Series II by Jamie McCaskill, Whiti Hereaka and Miria George
Matt thinks he's in Pushy's bad books for being caught staying at Niwa's place when all Pushy really wants is to surprise Niwa for her birthday.
Audio will be available here after broadcast.
11:05 Marty Duda's Artist of the Week - Roky Erickson
A recent interview with Roky can be heard on Marty's website: www.13thfloor.co.nz
1. You're Gonna Miss Me (2:31) - The 13th Floor Elevators taken from 1966 album, The Psychedelic Sounds Of The 13th Floor Elevators (International Artists)
2. Fire Engine (3:23) - The 13th Floor Elevators taken from 1966 album, The Psychedelic Sounds Of The 13th Floor Elevators (International Artists)
3. Two-Headed Dog (3:26) - Roky Erickson & The Aliens taken from 1980 album, Roky Erickson & The Aliens (CBS)
4. Goodbye Sweet Dreams (4:25) - Roky Erickson & Okkervil River taken from 2010 album, True Love Cast Out All Evil (Anti)
11:30 Legal commentator Mai Chen
The Government's Green Paper for Vulnerable Children and is the Privacy Act a barrier or opportunity to minimise harm to these children?
11:45 Science commentator Simon Pollard
Di subatomic particles called neutrinos really exceed the cosmic speed limit which is the speed of light.