Nine To Noon for Thursday 27 February 2014
09:05 Customs warns about 3D Printers and the need to change the way our borders are policed
Minister of Customs, Maurice Williamson; and Tim Miller, senior lecturer in industrial design, Victoria University.
09:30 Jon Skinner - Tackling unexplained and unexpected deaths in the under-35s.
Jon Skinner is a paediatric cardiologist and electrophysiologist and an Hononary Associate Professor in Child Health, Green Lane Paediatric and Congenital Cardiac Services, Starship Childrens Hospital. He discusses how new research into unexplained and unexpected deaths means a better prognosis for surviving family members who, unbeknownst to them, may also be in danger.
09:45 UK correspondent Matthew Parris
10:05 Feature: Laurie May - Alice Springs slam poet
Anglo-Indigenous Australian Laurie May is a resistance poet from Alice Springs who challenges societal norms and perspectives on poverty through her spoken-word poetry. She is known for her clever, often humorous, wordplay and identity-politics themes. Laurie is in New Zealand to perform in Hamilton and Wellington.
10:35 Book review with Gail Pittaway
The Farm by Tom Robb Smith. Published by Simon & Schuster
10:45 The Reading: The Lost Pilot by Jeffrey Holman
A journey of discovery and reconciliation, when Jeffrey Holman seeks out the families of six kamikaze who died attacking his father’s ship in 1945. (Part 9 of 10)
11:05 New technology with Sarah Putt
The Mobile World Congress in Barcelona and the Selfie addiction
11:30 Vicki Culling and Alison McEwen: Parenting - Help for parents facing an unexpected diagnosis in pregnancy
Vicky Culling is author of Holding On and Letting Go: Facing an Unexpected Diagnosis in Pregnancy and Alison McEwen is a genetic counsellor.
11:45 Media commentator Nick Grant
"Men behaving badly dramas": including: House of Cards, House of Lies, The Blacklist, Hannibal and Rake; the coming of Spark TV; and the launch of an online channel for New Zealand website series.
Music played in this show
Title: I Got A Man
Artist: Annie Williams
Artist: Whirimako Black
Album: Soul Sessions
Label: Mai Music
Title: The Beat Goes On
Artist: Sonny and Cher
Album: In Case You're In Love
Title: Stop Messin' Around
Artist: Tyra Hammond
Label: NZ On Air