Nine To Noon for Thursday 18 November 2010
09:05 Is Fletchers holding the Canterbury construction industry to ransom
Nick Johnston, Christchurch builder who attended the Fletchers meeting; Chris Haughey, Christchurch builder, TC Construction; and Mark Binns, chief executive, Fletcher Construction (subsidiary of Fletcher Building Ltd).
09:25 Should the smoking laws be extended
Tariana Turia, Associate Health Minister.
10:05 Jock McLean
Jock McLean, son of Sir Terence McLean.
TP - The Life and Times of Sir Terry McLean by Paul Lewis with Jock McLean
Published by Harper Collins
10:30 Book Review with Michele A'Court
Daniel by Henning Mankell
Published by Harvill Secker
10:45 Reading. Lonelyville by Paula Morris
Robert spends his summer weekends with a group of young women on Fire Island. (Part 2 of 2)
Nigel looks at why you should never joke around on Twitter, Facebook's declaration that email is now just for old people, and the most popular video on the internet this week.
11:20 Aboriginal artist Tony Albert
Tony Albert is an Aboriginal artist who explores political, historical, environmental and cultural issues that relate to indigenous communities in Australia. He talks about why he's optimistic about his people's future despite the undeniable plight they face.
11:45 Film Reviewer Graeme Tuckett
The Social Network, Matariki, and Lebanon.