Nine To Noon for Wednesday 24 November 2010
09:05 Criticism of the handling of the Pike River rescue operation
Laurie Drew, the father of 21-year-old missing miner Zen Drew, who has been outspoken with his criticism of the rescue operation; David Cliff, Associate Professor at the Minerals Industry Safety and Health Centre at The University of Queensland and former Safety and Health Adviser to the Queensland Mining Council.
There's mounting frustration among the families of the 29 men who have been missing since Friday's explosion at the Pike River coal mine and some are now publicly questioning the way the rescue efforts are being run.
09:20 Criticism of the handling of the Pike River rescue operation
Laura Davis, Radio New Zealand reporter in Greymouth.
09:30 Phil Goff - Labour leader on the Pike River mine crisis
09:35 New independent disputes resolution centre launched in Auckland
John Green, Director of the NZ Disputes Resolution Centre - which has been established to provide independent, private civil justice as an alternative to litigation through the courts - and will involve some of the country's top legal minds.
09:40 Pike River Coal defends rescue operation
John Dow, Pike River Coal chairman
09:45 Australia correspondent Ray Moynihan
10:05 Live Feed: Pike River press conference
10:35 Stephanie Dowrick - author
Psychotherapist, philosopher, inter-faith Minister and feminist Stephanie Dowrick tells what shaped her.
11:05 Marty Duda's Artist of the Week
Dance-pop diva Rihanna
1. Pon de Replay (4:06) - Rihanna taken from 2005 album "Music Of The Sun" (Def Jam)
2. Shut Up And Drive (3:33) - Rihanna taken from 2007 album "Good Girl Gone Bad" (Def Jam)
3. Russian Roulette (3:47) - Rihanna taken from 2009: album "Rated R" (Def Jam)
4. Only Girl (In The World) (3:55) - Rihanna taken from 2010: album "Loud" (Def Jam)
11:30 Law commentator Mai Chen
Increasing public expectations of transparency and accountability of government, officials, MPs and business.
11:45 Arts commentator Courtney Johnston
Jeweller Karl Fritsch
City Gallery Wellington show: Scenes from the Munich Diamond Disaster (26 November - 16 January 2011)
Hamish McKay Galley show (until 9 December)