Nine To Noon for Thursday 14 April 2016
09:05 Fonterra cutting two governance positions from its board
Fonterra is bowing to pressure and will cut two positions from its board. The move comes just months after the co-operative fought off a similar move driven by its farmer shareholders.
We speak to Former Fonterra director Greg Gent - who says the overhaul doesn't go far enough
And to Fonterra's chairman, John Wilson
09:20 Declan Hill on fighting sports corruption
With two high profile sporting events fast approaching, the Rio Olympics and Euro 2016 in France, what chance is there of fans continuing to get any pleasure from watching professional sport ?
Declan Hill is one of the world's foremost experts on match-fixing and corruption in international sports. He was the first person to show the new danger to international sport posed by the globalization of the gambling market and match-fixing at the highest levels of professional football including the Champions League and FIFA World Cup tournaments. Part of his first book 'The Fix: Organized Crime and Soccer' details his involvement with an Asian match-fixing gang as they travelled around the world to fix major football matches. His second book was called 'The Insider's Guide to Match-Fixing'.
09:45 UK correspondent Jon Dennis
Jon Dennis on the outfall for David Cameron and George Osborne from the Panama papers and plans for a law to prosecute those aiding tax evasion
10:05 Yorkshire Shepherdess Amanda Owen
Farmer and best selling author, Amanda Owen calls herself a Yorkshire Shepherdess.
She and husband Clive have eight children, and live on their 2,000-acre sheep farm, along with 700 ewes, 50 cattle, 13 chickens, five horses and six dogs. She grew up in the city of Huddersfield in West Yorkshire, but dreamed of being a shepherdess after reading the books of James Herriot.
She's also a passionate photographer, a bestselling author, with a new book due out soon, has been seen by millions on ITV's "The Dales".
10:35 Book review
Rae McGregor reviews The Newspaper of Claremont Street by Elizabeth Jolley
10:45 The Reading
The Bank of Heaven by Christine M Johnston
11:05 New technology with Sarah Putt
Sarah Putt on Chatbots in call centres, how technology can boost New Zealand's government agency productivity and Uber's sharing of users' information
11:25 Caring for elderly family members
As the population ages, an increasing number of middle aged people are caring not only for children, but their own elderly parents as well, often while holding down a full time job.
Caring for ageing family members can be fraught with difficulties - as their needs are often complex - both physically and emotionally.
Esther Perriam, the General Manager at Eldernet and Care Publications has some practical advice for carers.
11:45 TV Reviewer Paul Casserly
Paul Casserly reviews David Farrier's documentary Tickled, the drone warfare film Eye In The Sky, with Helen Mirren and the late great Alan Rickman, and the new local current affairs show The Hui.