Nine To Noon for Monday 14 December 2009
09:05 Copenhagen Climate Talks
Green's co-leader Jeanette Fitzsimons
09:20 Ethnic organisations challenge immigration residency rules
A group of ethnic organisations in New Zealand have joined forces to challenge the government over immigration rules that are preventing Eastern religious ministers from gaining residency in New Zealand.
Amala, Chair of the NZ Buddhist council; and Javed Khan, the president of the Federation of Islamic Associations.
09:30 Cargo-ship cruises - seeing the world from a container ship
Hamish Jamieson, owner of Freighter Travel NZ
09:45 Europe correspondent Seamus Kearney
10:05 Susan Sarandon
Susan Sarandon is as well known for her political activism as for her varied screen roles, the American actress is in Wellington for the premiere of Peter Jackson's The Lovely Bones.
10:30 Book Review with Mary McCallum
Auggie Wren's Christmas Story by Paul Auster
Published by Faber
10:45 Reading:The Merry Maraudersby Arthur J. Rees
(Part 6 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 Politics with Andrew Campbell and Matthew Hooten
11:30 Guest Chefs Al Brown and Steve Logan
Voted Wellingtonians of the Year 2009 and owners of the Cuisine Restaurant of the Year 2009, Al Brown and Steve Logan are also the successful duo behind the popular TV series and book Hunger for the Wilde. Al Brown's new book Go Fish is also receiving excellent reviews.
Steve Logan: Cedar Smoked Salmon and Fennel Orange Salad Recipe
Al Brown: Oven Grilled Mussels with Arrabiata Sauce and Aged Cheddar
11:45 Off The Beaten Track with Kennedy Warne, outdoorsman and adventurer