Nine To Noon for Monday 7 February 2011
09:05 Maori party MP Hone Harawira has been told to either toe the line or cut himself free of the party.
Lisa McNab, electorate chair of Te Tai Tokerau.
09:20 Australia's natural disasters - will it get worse? And is Australia prepared?
Douglas Goudie is one of Australia's leading experts on natural disasters - based at James Cook University's Centre for Disaster Studies in Cairns.
09:30 Country Kate - advice for owners of lifestyle blocks
Kate Brennan creator of a website that has come to the aid of New Zealand's growing number of lifestyle farmers. Kate's website, lifestyleblock.co.nz, is an online resource of advice, counsel and practical information for small runholders - everything from how to build a farm fence, first aid for horses and behaviour problems in pigs - to pest problems in the organic garden, chainsaw maintenance and dealing with a bumper crop of lemons.
10:05 Brad van Liew - solo round the world yachtsman and environmentalist
Brad van Liew is competing in the Velux 5 Oceans Race. The third leg of the race left Wellington on Sunday 6 February, setting sail for Uruguay.
10:30 Book Review with Penny Ashton
The Indigo Sky by Alison Booth
Published by Bantam Australia
10:45 Reading: Never Ride the Walrus Train, a short story by Peter Waaka
Matt Puriri meets a man who makes people disappear. When Matt finds himself thrown overboard tied to an anchor, it is someone who has already disappeared who saves him.
11:05 Political commentators Matthew Hooton and Sue Bradford
11:30 Guest Chef Connie Clarkson
Dishes to celebrate the Chinese New Year and Year of the Rabbit; and wine commentator John Hawkesby.
11:45 Off The Beaten Track with Kennedy Warne
Kennedy is in Antarctica and tells us about playing with whales, and what it's like to be in 24 hour daylight.