Nine To Noon for Friday 16 July 2010
09:05 Extension of the 90 day worker trial period
Peter Townsend, Chief Executive of the Canterbury Employers' Chamber of Commerc.
09:20 Peter Conway, secretary of the Council of Trade Unions and John Hannan, partner at DLA Phillips Fox and employment law specialist.
09:30 Tekapo's night sky
Chris Monson, chief astronomy guide for Earth and Sky Tours and Margaret Austin, chairwoman of New Zealand's Starlight Reserve committee.
Looking north from the Church of the Good Shepherd throughout the night. Visible constellations include Gemini, Cancer, Leo and Virgo. The bright star appearing in the upper right corner in the middle of the animation is planet Saturn. They are compositions of hundreds of still photographs, taken and compiled together by Fraser Gunn.
This video is used with permission and is subject to strict copyright conditions. Copyright Fraser Gunn. For further information visit www.mackenziesky.co.nz.
09:45 Pacific correspondent Mike Field
The cancelled Melanesian Spearhead Group (MSG) meeting and Tonga's whipping law.
10:05 Greg Casagrande
From Ford and Mazda executive to founder of the South Pacific Business Development Network, the leading microfinance institution in the Pacific Islands, Greg now works with mainly women entrepreneurs in Samoa. He also founded MicroDreams, a microfinance acceleration fund.
10:30 Children's Book Review with John McIntyre
Swim the Fly by Don Calame
Published by Candlewick Press
The Cardturner by Louis Sachar
Published by Bloomsbury
Who's that dancing with my mother? A short story by Lloyd Jones
11:05 New Music with Sean McKenna
Artist: Mr Robberelli
Album:House on Wheels
Song: A Goat Called Ken (2010 APRA Children's Song of the Year Finalist)
Artist: Eardrop's Journey
Album:Sounds of the Country
Album:Sounds of Home
Artist: Essie Jain
Album:Light of Morning
Song: It's A Big Wide World
Artist: They Might Be Giants
Album:Here Comes Science
Songs: How Many Planets?
Roy G Biv
Video: Meet the Elements
Artist: Lead Belly
Album:Lead Belly Sings for Children
Song: Take this Hammer
Album:The Rough Guide to World Music for Children
Song: LA-33-Pantera Mambo
Arch Hill Records Free Range Album:The Haints of Dean Hall Sleeper
11:30 Sports with Joseph Romanos
11:45 Week That Was with Radar and Irene Pink