Nine To Noon for Friday 11 March 2011
09:05 EQC cap on emergency repairs
Barry McArther, Shirley resident; Mark Whitehead, President of Master Plumbers, Gasfitters & Drainlayers; and Warwick Quinn, President of Master Builders.
09:25 Charity cricket match at the Basin Reserve
Cricketing stars Stephen Fleming and Nathan Astle on recruiting Shane Warne, and actors Ian McKellen and Russell Crowe for an earthquake charity match in Wellington this weekend.
09:35 Greening Waipara
Professor Steve Wratten, founder of Greening Waipara - a 'grape roots' project investigating the use of biological controls in wineries as an alternative to chemical sprays and to build greater environmental resistance to pests and diseases; Jean-Luc Dufour, vineyard manager at Mud House winery.
09:45 Pacific correspondent Mike Field
The Samoan election results and the rather downbeat outlook for the Pacific economy.
10:05 Eric Guth - glacier photographer
Summer melt water pours into a glacial cave with the force of an open fire hydrant. Viedma Glacier, Patagonia. Photograph by Eric Guth.
10:30 Children's Book Review with John McIntyre
Smiling Jack by Ken Catran
Published by Harper Collins
Sensational Survivors: An illustrated guide to New Zealand's remarkable wildlife by Sandra Morris
Published by Walker Books
Finnigan & The Pirates by Sheryl Jordan
Published by Scholastic
10:45 Reading:Hello Dubai, written & read by Joe Bennett (Part 5 of 10)
Joe Bennett goes to a New Year's Eve party in the desert.
11:05 New Music with Sean McKenna
Artist: Carolina Moon
Album: Mother Tongue
Song: Yo Hanino, tu hanina
11:30 Sports commentator Joseph Romanos
11:45 Week That Was with Radar and Gemma Gracewood