Nine To Noon for Wednesday 8 September 2010
09:05 Canterbury quake aftershocks
Kelvin Berryman, Natural Hazards manager at GNS
09:15 Canterbury quake aftershocks
Jon Mitchell, Canterbury Civil Defence Manager
09:20 Canterbury quake aftershocks
Bob Parker, Christchurch Mayor
09:25 Schools in quake-hit Canterbury
Anne Tolley, Minister of Education. Civil Defence says all schools in Christchurch city, Selwyn and Waimakariki districts will remain closed today. The Director of Civil Defence, John Hamilton, says some schools might reopen tomorrow, but that is a decision for each board of trustees to make.
09:35 Exercise as medicine
Dr Hamish Osborne, Academic Convenor for Sport & Exercise Medicine, Dunedin School of Medicine.
09:35 Swearing - why NZers are good at it
Professor Kate Burridge is a linguist who's an expert in swearing and the linguistic taboos of the English language - she says swearing is a "particularly rich area of creativity" engaged in by ordinary New Zealand and Australian English speakers. Kate is Chair of Linguistics in the School of Languages, Cultures and Linguistics at Monash University, Melbourne.
09:45 Australia correspondent Dennis Atkins
10:05 Alison Thompson - aid worker and filmmaker
Australian filmmaker and volunteer relief-worker who's been working in Haiti with Sean Penn. Alison began volunteering in New York in 2001 after the September 11 attacks. She worked in Sri Lanka in the aftermath of the Boxing Day tsunami, and made a documentary called The Third Wave from her footage.
10:30 Book Review with Emma Hart
The Long Glasgow Kiss by Craig Russell
Published by Allen & Unwin
Slings & Arrows by Sarah Boddy
In the first weeks of September 2001, Ana, a pregnant young Kiwi and Isabella her Mexican friend share a down and out existence in New York.
(Part 3 of 5, RNZ)
11:05 Minister of Education Anne Tolley on when schools in Canterbury might open again
11:10 Music review with Marty Duda
Feature Artist : Warren Zevon
1. Follow Me (2:30) - Lyme & Cybelle taken from 1966 single (White Whale)
2. Excitable Boy (2:40) - Warren Zevon taken from 1978 album "Excitable Boy" (Asylum)
3. Sentimental Hygiene (5:06) - Warren Zevon taken from 1987 album "Sentimental Hygiene" (Virgin)
4. Keep Me In Your Heart (3:28) - Warren Zevon taken from 2003 album "The Wind" (Artemis)
11:20 Legal commentator Michele Wilkinson-Smith
The defence of provocation.