Nine To Noon for Monday 31 August 2009
09:05 Lessons from the recession
Dr Alan Bollard, Reserve Bank Governor
09:20 Fish imports
Keith Mawson, CEO Egmont Seafoods in Taranaki; and Gerald Jurie, managing director Shore Mariner.
Vietnamese catfish are back on the table after two shipments were refused entry into NZ - but some in the fishing industry are still questioning whether NZ should be importing fish to compete with the local market.
09:30 Dr George Jelinek
09:45 Middle East correspondent Irris Mackler
10:05 Brendan Cowell
Australian actor and playwright Brendan Cowell's new play, Ruben Guthrie is coming to NZ. It is a fairly close-to-the-bone story of a high-flyer who hits the wall after alcohol becomes too much. Brendan wrote this play after a year-long self-imposed sobriety, after a series of ugly benders. He's best known in Australia for a starring role in the TV series Love My Way.
10:30 Book Review with Phil Smith
Living as a Moon by Owen Marshall
Published by Random House NZ Vintage
10:45 Reading: Landings by Jenny Pattrick
(Part 11 of 15)
A vivid tale of the early 20th-century Whanganui River community.
11:05 Politics with Andrew Campbell and Matthew Hooton
11:30 Guest chef Jeremy Jones and wine commentator John Hawkesby
Pork Chops with Tomato and Green Pepper Sauce and Tamarillo Sorbet
11:45 Off The Beaten Track with Kennedy Warne
Outdoorsman, adventurer, travel journalist and photographer takes us off the beaten track on Rakiura Stewart Island.
See images at the Kennedy Warne Gallery.