Nine To Noon for Tuesday 8 December 2009
09:05 Are personal grievances being lodged to get a benefit
David Lowe, Employers and Manufacturers Association (Northern) employment services manager. A new EMA Northern survey found 56 out of 759 respondents believe they'd had a personal grievance case taken against them so a former employee could get a benefit immediately.
09:20 Catching the world's spammers
Richard Cox, the Chief Information Officer of Spamhaus - an international organisation which tracks the Internet's Spammers.
09:30 Making houses in Third World countries more earthquake proof
Andrew Charleson, Associate Professor, School of Architecture, Victoria University
09:45 USA correspondent Jack Hitt
10:05 Andrew Davenport
Creator of Tellytubbies and In the Night Garden.
10:30 Book Review with Sonja de Freiz
Oscar Wilde as selected by Stephen Fry
Published by HarperCollins
10:45 Reading: The Merry Marauders by Arthur J. Rees
(Part 2 of 9 )
An adaptation of Arthur J Rees' rollicking and fun 1913 novel of an ill fated touring acting troupe as they toured the North Island in the early 20th century.
11:05 Business and economic commentator Rod Oram
Key business and economic aspects of the Copenhagen climate change negotiations.
11:30 Trout fishing
Fly fishing guide and instructor Phillip Weigall has been writing regularly on all things fly fishing for twenty years and is presently a columnist and feature writer for Freshwater Fishing magazine, and editor of Flyfisher magazine. His sixth book, Fishing Season, is published by Exisle publishing.
11:45 Media commentator Denis Welch
TVNZ's apparent refusal to take a stand on Paul Henry's recent comments about Susan Boyle.