Nine To Noon for Wednesday 21 July 2010
09:05 Mining - 1.2million hectares of land in Northland to be surveyed for mining and none of it 'schedule 4' land
Wayne Brown, Far North District Council Mayor; Mark Bellingham, North Island Conservation manager for Forest and Bird; and Tony Kokshoorn, Grey District Mayor.
09:20 The political economy of retirement
Kent Weaver, professor of public policy and government at Georgetown University, and a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution. He has studied retirement income schemes in countries around the world and is in New Zealand for a conference organised by the Retirement Commission.
09:45 Australia correspondent Nicholas Stuart
Author of Rudd's Way, an analysis of Kevin Rudd's government, November 2007-June 2010
Published by Scribe Publications
10:05 Michael Jones - Auckland's Pacific community
Michael Jones, former All Black,a Pacific Island leader; possible future National candidate,and volunteer Ambassador for the Rugby World Cup 2011 discusses his work and involvement in Auckland's Pacific community.
10:30 Book Review with Harry Ricketts
The Rational Optimist by Matt Ridley
Published by Fourth Estate
A Ronde for Joey No Name by Joanne Proctor
A swagman and his dog are involved in a mystery about the death of a farmer's wife.
11:05 Music review with Marty Duda
Canadian songstress Sarah McLachlan
1. Vox from the 1989 album Touch (Arista)
2. Possession from the 1993 album Fumbling Towards Ecstasy (Arista)
3. Angel with Emmylou Harris from the 2008 album Rarities, B-Sides, and Other Stuff Volume 2 (Arista)
4. Awakenings from the 2010 album Laws of Illusion (Arista)
11:30 Legal commentator Dean Knight discusses judicial appointments and diversity
11:45 Arts commentator Courtney Johnston
Snap happy, tips on taking your own photos in art galleries