Nine To Noon for Wednesday 30 September 2009
09:05 Samoa earthquake and tsunami warning
Theresa Falele Dussy, resident on top of Mt Vai near Apia, along with about a thousand other locals...she and her family fled their house after the quake
Jonah tui le Tufuga, announcer, Radio Polynesia
David Coetzee, coordinator, NZ Ministry of Civil Defence and Emergency Management
Tautala Mauala, Secretary General of Red Cross
Adam Munroe, advisory warnings, Emergency Management Office Manager for Environment Waikato
09:40 Government initiative to be announced today to help parents deal with it bad behaviour in schools
09:45 Australia correspondent Ray Moynihan
10:05 Kisi Bohn - bat song and communication
Kisi is one of the few bat communications specialists in the world
Kisi Bohn is a lecturer and poostdoctoral Fellow at Texas A&M University. She says bats are superb subjects for studying vocal and social complexity- they are extremely social, very vocal and have highly diverse social structures and ecologies. With over 1,100 species, bats provide a treasure trove for evolutionary studies.
Watch a video of male bat display and song here.
10:30 Book Review with Graham Beattie
The Mistress of Nothing by Kate Pullinger
Published by Serpent's Tail
10:45 Reading. Juggling with Mandarins by V M Jones
(Part 3 of 10, RNZ)
Pip feels he is being called on to fulfill sporting ambitions his father can no longer achieve. He is also struggling with his changing feelings for the girl next door. As well as learning to juggle mandarins, he learns how to juggle new feelings and relationships, and to succeed in indoor rock climbing.
11:05 Music Review with Marty Duda
Today's feature artist: T. Rex
1. Child Star (2:47) - Tyrannosaurus Rex taken from 1968 album "My People Were Fair And Had Sky In Their Hair...But Now They're Content To Wear Stars On Their Brows" (A&M)
2. Ride A White Swan (2:12) - T. Rex taken from 1970 single (Fly)
3. Get It On (Bang A Gong) (4:22) - T. Rex taken from 1971 album "Electric Warrior" (Reprise)
4. 20th Century Boy (3:35) - T. Rex taken from 1973 single (EMI)
11:30 Legal commentator Catriona MacLennan
Catriona discusses delays in courts.
11:45 Film Review with Graeme Tuckett