Nine To Noon for Friday 10 September 2010
09:05 Quake damage to farms
Brendan Woods, Burnham farmer with quake-damaged property; Kieran Stone, Federated Farmers dairy section chair for North Canterbury; and David Carter, Agriculture Minister.
Federated Farmers - freephone 0800 327 646
09:20 Gliding On
Zoe Shepard, a French civil servant who lifted the lid on the wastefulness of the country's state sector in a book describing a "five-hours-a-week'' culture where people competed to take the longest coffee breaks.
In Absolument De-bor-de (Absolutely Snowed Under), subtitled How to Make 35 hours Last a Month, nepotism is rife and taxpayers' money wasted, with one local civil servant even signing off his visit to a prostitute as "travel expenses".09:45 Pacific correspondent Mike Field
10:05 Simon Kernick - crime writer
Simon Kernick, best-selling British crime writer. His ninth thriller, The Last 10 Seconds, has just been released. His books centre on the murky underbelly of London, a world of drug lords, hit men, bent cops, pimps and prostitutes.
10:30 Book Review with Carole Beu
Villa Pacifica by Kapka Kassabova
Published by Penguin NZ
Slings & Arrows by Sarah Boddy
Ana, a pregnant young Kiwi and Isabella her Mexican friend share a down and out existence in New York and on the 11th of September 2001 she finds herself in the World Trade Center. (Part 5 of 5, RNZ)
11:05 New Music with Sean McKenna
Album: Sound of the World: Anywhere On This Road
Song: Saban Bajramovic & Goran Bregovic - Hop Hop Hop
11:30 Sports commentator Joseph Romanos
The Warriors in the National Rugby League play-offs; the banning of NZ cyclist Adam Stewart; and the US Tennis Open.
11:45 Week That Was with Radar and Michele A'Court