Nine To Noon for Thursday 13 March 2008

09:05 Christchurch supermarket seeking full liquor license

Superintendent Dave Cliff, Canterbury Regional Police Commander; and Gerard Vaughan, CEO of Alcohol Advisory Council

09:20 Natural burials at Makara Cemetary, Wellington

Mark Blackham, from Natural Burials and Paul Andrews, the Parks Manager for the Wellington City Council, who also takes responsibility for the capital's cemetaries.

09:30 Eliot Spitzer and the art of the american political affair

Paul Apostolidis, co-editor of book Public Affairs: Politics in the Age of Sex Scandals

09:45 UK correspondent Kate Adie

10:05 Feature Interview

David Klalell, Professor from the prestigious Columbia Journalism School, currently based at Canterbury's School of Political Science and Communication, on the changing news media, the advance of the blogosphere, and challenges facing mainstream news organisations.

10:30 Book Review with Phil Smith

Death at Intervals by Jose Saramago.
Published by Harvill Secker,
ISBN 978 184 655 0201

10:45 Reading: Colour Scheme by Ngaio Marsh

Abridged and told by Peter Vere-Jones (Part 8 of 13)

11:05 Maori Issues with Derek Fox

Editor, Mana Magazine.

11:30 Health with David Galler

Principal medical adviser to the Ministry of Health and intensive care specialist

11:45 New Technology with Colin Jackson