Nine To Noon for Wednesday 28 October 2009
09:05 Tsunami warning
Dr Willem Delange, from the Department of Earth and Ocean Sciences
School of Science and Engineering at The University of Waikato. Dr Delange is also a contributer to a GNS report into New Zealand's tsunami risk and preparedness following the 2004 boxing day Tsunami in the Indian Ocean.
09:20 Team Obama and Fox News
The latest battle between the Obama team and Fox news, and how US politicians are bypassing the mainstream media to get their message across.
Si Sheppard, assistant professor, Department of Political Science, Long Island University.
09:30 Blind winemaker - CP Lin
CP is an ambassador for the Foundation for the Blind's appeal week starting today. CP was born in Taiwan - and at the age of two, lost his sight to retinal cancer.He moved to Christchurch with his family at the age of 13, and while at Canterbury University discovered he had a talent for wine - for tasting it and remembering it. This lead to a diploma in viticulture and winemaking and CP is now winemaker at Waipara's Mounford Estate, as well as a consultant to vineyards in Australia, Europe and the US.
09:45 Australia correspondent Paul Barclay
10:05 Sister Catherine Cowley - the former investment banker turned nun, who predicted the banking crash
Sister Catherine Cowley is a lecturer in Christian ethics at Heythrop College, the philosophy and theology college of the University of London, a nun with the Congregation of the Religious of the Assumption, and a former wealth management advisor in London.
Her thesis was entitled The Application of Catholic Social Teaching to Business Ethics with particular reference to the Finance Sector. It was this study that provided the basis for her 2006 book, The Value of Money - Ethics and the World of Finance (published by T&T Clark).
10:30 Book Review with Catriona Ferguson
The Year of the Flood by Margaret Atwood
Published by Bloomsbury
10:45 Reading. Another Chance - a short story by Lindy Kelly
A family fishing trip leads to dangerous trip through troubled waters.
11:05 Music review with Marty Duda
Today's feature artist: Grant Lee Buffalo
1. Mockingbirds (4:25) - Grant Lee Buffalo taken from 1994 album "Mighty Joe Young" (Slash/Reprise)
2. Love's A Mystery (4:09) - Grant-Lee Phillips taken from 2001 album "Mobilize" (Liberation)
3. The Killing Moon (4:14) - Grant-Lee Phillips taken from 2006 album "Nineteeneighties" (Cooking Vinyl)
4. Good Morning Happiness (2:48) - Grant-Lee Phillips taken from 2009 album "Little Moon" (Yep Roc)
11:30 Legal commentator Andrew Scott Howman
11:45 Film Reviewer Dan Slevin
Julia and Julia, starring Meryl Streep as Julia Child, and the splatter movie Saw 4.