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12.00 News with Rebecca.
12.30 Gary Clifford.
With the shadow of the sky tower hanging over us, Gary Clifford from the Gambling Helpline will be in studio to talk about the increase in problem gambling among New Zealanders. If calls to gambling helplines are anything to go by, the problem is especially on the rise among women.And not just in New Zealand either, the problem is on the rise all over the world.
1.00 Rob Salmond.
Rob Salmond, visiting lecturer in Politics at Victoria University is on the line to discuss his special study, the role of Question Time in parliament. He's looked at the role of Question Time in over one hundred countries and reckons that over here the Leader of the opposition is distingushed by his absence at Question Time. It may cost him dearly in the next election.
1.15 David Enders in Iraq.
David Enders is only 23, but he's already been working as an American journalist in Iraq for over a year. He and half a dozen expats went to Baghdad to start up a newsmagazine called the Baghdad Bulletin. The project ran out of money, but he's still there freelancing. A few weeks ago we tracked him down and he kindly spent the last $20 on his phonecard chatting to Jen Craddock...
1.30 Imogen Neale with the Magazine Review.
From the desk of Noelle McCarthy News and Editorial Director Radio 95bfm