Nine to Noon for Monday 28 July 2008

09:05 Winston Peters and the Spencer Trust

Rex Widestrom, former NZ First staffer who claims the Spencer Trust was set up around the time of the Winebox inquiry to funnel anonymous donations to fund legal battles; and Sir Robert Jones, millionaire who donated $25,000 to New Zealand First which was put into the secretive Spencer Trust - Sir Robert says he thought he was giving the money to NZ First and is seeking an explanation of what the money was used for.

09:30 Housing Crash prediction

Fred Harrison, Research Director of the London based Land Research Trust and Director of the forecasting consultancy, Economic Indicator Services. He's researched the history of business-cycles over the last 300 years and formulated a theory of an eighteen year boom-and-bust cycle, based on land value fluctuations.

09:45 Europe Correspondent Seamus Kearney

10:05 Feature Guest: David Doubilet

David DoubiletDavid Doubilet (left) is an undersea photographer with an extensive portfolio. He has photographed over 60 stories for the National Geographic Magazine where he is currently a contributing photographer-in-residence.

10:30 Book Review with Paul Diamond

Ngoingoi Pewhairangi: A Remarkable Life
by Tania M. Ka'ai. Published by Huia Publishers
ISBN 978 1 86969 317 6

10:45 Reading: The Mesmerist written and read by Barbara Ewing.

Published by Sphere.
ISBN 978-1847-440228. (Part 6 of 15).

11:05 Politics with Matthew Hooton and Laila Harre

11:30 Guest Chef Scott Fraser

Executive Chef at Carrington Resort, Kerikeri Peninsula.

Blue Moki poached in red wine -
with sprouts, bacon, almonds and a caper beurre rouge.

Apple Tart Fine -
with Caramel sauce and vanilla mascarpone cream

11:30 Wine with John Hawkesby

11:45 Sophist and Provocateur Tommy Honey