Nine To Noon for Monday 24 January 2011
09:05 Maori Party
Haami Piripi, chairman of Te Runanga o te Rarawa (the tribal council that represents the interests of 23 marae in the Far North); and Rawiri Taonui, Maori issues commentator.
09:20 Boat licensing
Is it time to introduce a licensing system for boaties, requiring them to pass tests before being allowed to skipper a boat?
Marty Black, Queenstown Lakes harbourmaster; Kevin Sullivan, Southland harbourmaster
09:30 Local heroes - St John volunteers
St John volunteers Guy and Noeline Marks discuss what's kept them dedicated to serving the community for a combined total of 114 years.
09:45 Europe correspondent Seamus Kearney
10:05 John Fleming
Engineer John Fleming, who's investigating the commercial production of hydrogen fuels and new engines which could revolutionise transportation
10:30 Best Books of 2010 Book Review - Ralph McAllister
The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows
Published by The Dial Press
The Past Awaits by Vincent Ward
Craig Potton Publishing
The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zuit by David Mtchell
Published by Hodder and Stoughton
10:45 Reading: Into the Wider World, by Brian Turner
Brian Turner, the quintessential Central Otago man - celebrated poet, social commentator, wilderness wanderer and fly fisher - reads selections from his book. (Part 1 of 10)
Political commentators Matthew Hooton and Mike Williams.
11:30 Food and wine
Guest Chef Mary Browne, home cook and author of The Cook's Salad Garden revisited (a New Zealand guide to growing and preparing salads) - by Mary Browne, Helen Leach and Nancy Tichborne; and The Cook's Herb Garden revisited (a New Zealand guide to growing and using culinary herbs) - by Mary Browne, Helen Leach and Nancy Tichborne, Craig Potton Publishing, and wine commentator, John Hawkesby.
11:45 Off the Beaten Track with Kennedy Warne