Nine To Noon for Thursday 4 February 2010
09:20 Australian bush fires
Jane O'Connor, and her nephew, Brad O'Connor.
09:30 Secret Life - Crown Prosecutor and deputy master of the Pakuranga Hunt
Simon Moore, lawyer and partner in Meredith Connell law firm, based in Auckland.
09:45 UK correspondent Jon Dennis
10:05 Sara Henderson
Sara Henderson was a retired investment banker living in Jakarta when the 2004 Asian tsunami struck. She travelled to Aceh to witness the devastation first hand and, despite having no background in aid work, then started her own foundation to help people in the Sumatran island.
10:30 Book Review with Penny Ashton
Homework for Grown Ups by E Foley & B Coates
Published by Square Peg
10:45 Reading. Living As A Moon by Owen Marshall (Part 1 of 2, RNZ)
A young woman's uncanny resemblance to a well known comedienne leads to a career change and the resulting ups and downs of the life as an impersonator.
11:05 New Technology with Nat Torkington
11:30 William Fairbank
After sustaining a serious brain injury in a car accident 23 years ago, William Fairbank is now devoted to helping medical professionals better understand the impact of brain injuries on a person's life and personality. He now works as a sculptor and film maker. William Fairbank is currently seeking artists with brain injuries for his next documentary.
He can be contacted at: firstname.lastname@example.org
11:45 TV reviewer Simon Wilson