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Hosted by Russell Brown - Produced by Damien Lay

12:00 - bNews, weather, surf report.

12:10 - AUSA report with Kate Sutton.

12:20 -Keith Locke. The green MP on the line from Wellington to talk about flag burning legislation.

12:40 - Professor Joseph Cheng of the City University of Hong Kong is coming to Auckland to give four seminars at AUT - 'The ASEAN-China free trade area: genesis and implications'; 'Challenges facing the new Chinese leadership'; 'Recent political developments in Hong Kong'; and, 'Broadening the Concept of Security in E&SE Asia: the impact of the Asian financial crisis and the September 11th incident'.

We'll be talking to him about the recent pro-democracy demonstrations in Hong Kong and how they've been received in China.

1:30 Geek of the Week A three-year project using computer-based assessment and intervention to reduce alcohol consumption among students at Otago University has proved so successful it is to be funded for a further three years. We'll be talking to the director of the Injury Prevention Research Unit at Otago University TBC

1:45 Book Review with Mark Easterbrook. This week, a book titled 'Without Blood' by Alessandro Baricco. In studio.

The Wire, 12-2pm weekdays, 95bFM. Listen online at

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