Nine To Noon for Tuesday 15 April 2014
09:05 Have ACC privacy waivers given it carte blanche for data sharing?
Denise Powell is one of the ACC claimants who repeated refused to sign the ACC 167 consent form. She took the matter to court on the grounds that the 167 form is much broader in scope than authorised under the legislation and that her refusal to sign it was not unreasonable. Kathryn Dalziel is a member of the Law Society's Human Rights and Privacy Committee and a partner at Christchurch law firm Taylor Shaw.
09:30 WINZ expands scheme to support unemployed with illness issues
Sandra Kirikiri is the Director of Welfare Reform for the Ministry of Social Development.
09:45 US correspondent Jack Hitt
10:05 Building a castle with Dot Smith
Dot Smith is a dairy farmer just north of Oamaru, but she is also an entrepreneur. She has a castle under construction at her complex in Riverstone which also has an award-winning restaurant and a general store, orchards and a children's playground. She is working on achieving her childhood dream of living in a castle, complete with a drawbridge and towers.
Book: Dot - Queen of Riverstone Castle, by Dot Smith, published by Random House NZ with RRP $39.99.
Left: Dot Smith. Right: the castle under construction.
10:35 Book review: Hotel on the Place Vendome
Hotel on the Place Vendome by Tilar J. Mazzeo, reviewed by Rae McGregor. Published by HarperCollins.
A satirical take on contemporary New Zealand society and politics. About love and relationships, power and the past, it's loaded too with spin; political, social, and literary. (Part 12 of 12)
11:05 Business commentator Rod Oram
The Board of Inquiry decision on the Ruataniwha dam in the Hawke's Bay.
11:20 Dr. Michael Stevens traces the history of Bluff
Dr. Michael Stevens, history lecturer at Otago University and a proud "Bluffie", has received a Marsden Fund Fast-Start grant to research the history of Bluff between the years 1800 and 2000. He believes his historical case study of the port will re-shape thinking about New Zealand's economic development and race relations. Of Kai Tahu descent, Dr. Stevens is descended from some of Bluff's oldest Māori and Pākehā families and grew up in the port town.
11:45 Media commentator Gavin Ellis
The gushing coverage of the royal tour, and the latest scoop by Maori TV's Native Affairs.
Music played in this show
Artist: Mavis Staples feat. Jeff Tweedy
Song: Can You Get To That
Comp: Clinton, Harris
Album: One True Vine
Broadcast Time: 09:25