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12:00. News with Matt, weather and surf.
12:15 B- Fashion.
Roving reporter Wallace Chapman was down in Dunedin for The Vodaphone ID Dunedin Fashion Show and is in the studio to give us the scoop.
12:30. John Dowie.
Queen Mary Hospital was closed late last year amid concern that along with it went the country's only residential drug and alcohol rehabilitation centre. Not everyone is willing to accept the fate of the rehab. Tom Dowie, a former patient of Queen Mary Hospital sez it's inexcusable and has been on a hunger strike since March 12th to oppose the closing and sale of the land. Mr.Dowie has flown up to Wellington to present health Minister Annette King with a petition this morning. The Wire has him on the line to see how it went.
1:00 The Green Desk with Dean Williams.
1:15. Nandor Tanczos.
An investigation by the Expert Advisory Committeee on Drugs is looking at the hugely popular over the counter party pills. Some two million doses have been sold in the past 4 years and amid discussiuon of a complete ban or debate over the potential dangers of the drugs Green MP Nandor Tanczos is recommending an R18 restriction. On the Wire at 1.15
1:45 Magazine Review with Monica Dwyer
From the desk of Noelle McCarthy News and Editorial Director Radio 95bfm