Nine To Noon for Thursday 25 November 2010
09:05 Pike River mining disaster
Geoff Valli, brother of Keith Valli - one of those killed in the mine disaster.
09:15 Pike River mining disaster
Reverend Andre Strauss, Minister of Afrikaans Church in Greymouth.
09:25 Pike River mining disaster
Assistant Police Commissioner Grant Nicholls.
09:45 Pike River mining disaster
David Bell, Senior Lecturer Engineering Geology at Canterbury University.
09:45 UK correspondent Kate Adie
10:05 Re-Wilding Africa
Tony Fitzjohn is a conservationist who for 30 years has successfully rehabilitated zoo animals into the wild and gained National Park status for two game reserves. He worked extensively with - and was mentored by - George Adamson of Born Free fame. Tony has just released a book - Born Wild: The Extraordinary Story of One Man's Passion for Lions and for Africa.
George Adamson Wildlife Preservation Trust: www.georgeadamson.org
10:30 Book Review with Don Rood
Bligh: Master Mariner by Rob Mundle
Published by Hachette
10:45 Reading. Many Mansions, a short story by Paula Morris from her collection Forbidden Cities
Catherine returns to England for her ex mother-in-law's funeral, a bitter sweet occasion.
11:05 Pike River mining disaster
Inspector Brigitte Nimmo, police officer who is welfare co-ordinator for families
11:30 Parenting for separated and divorced fathers
Harald Breiding-Buss, general manager of the Father and Child Trust, who runs Father and Child Magazine and writes its parenting column.
11:45 TV review with Simon Wilson