Nine To Noon for Wednesday 18 July 2012
09:05 Are legislative curbs needed on street prostitution?
Annah Pickering is the Auckland co-ordinator for the NZ Prostitutes' Collective; John McCracken, the chair of the Otara-Papatoetoe Local Board; and Len Brown, Auckland mayor.
09:30 The latest evidence on lifestyle factors and cancer
Dallas English, cancer epidemiologist from the University of Melbourne, visiting Wellington to give lectures for the Cancer Society.
09:45 Australia correspondent Karen Middleton, chief political correspondent for SBS Television
Julia Gillard doing the hard sell on her carbon tax regime (and on herself); and the killing of a young man in Sydney's notorious red light and nightclub district Kings Cross has become the tipping point for public anger at the violence and drunkenness in the Cross.
10:05 Feature guest - Professor of Philosophy Jack Copeland
Professor of Philosophy at Canterbury University who is an expert on Alan Turing and the philosophy of artificial intelligence.
10:35 Book Review with Crystal Beavis
Sliding Down the Hypotenuse by Eric Beardsley
Canterbury University Press
Simone hopes a day with Pascal on the water fishing will calm her fears but out beyond the reef, it is anything but calm.
11:05 Marty Duda's Artist of the Week - Mexican-American singer-songwriter Sixto Rodriguez
Years after Rodriguez released his only two albums a documentary crew picked up the story and followed a few avid South African fans as they tried to track down their mysterious musical hero. The resulting film, Searching For Sugar Man, is being shown at this month’s film festival and Rodriguez’ music is being reissued.
1. I'll Slip Away (2:14) - Rod Riguez taken from 1967 single (Impact)
2. Sugar Man (3:49) - Rodriguez taken from 1970 album, "Cold Fact" (Sussex)
3. Climb Up On My Music (4:43) - Rodriguez taken from 1971 album, "Coming From Reality" (Sussex)
4. Advice To Smokey Robinson (3:27) - The Family Dogg taken from 1972 album, "The View From Rowland's Head" (Buddah)
11:30 Legal commentator Mai Chen
The water claim before the Waitangi tribunal.
11:45 Science commentator Simon Pollard