Nine To Noon for Monday 13 June 2011
09:05 The death of King's College pupil David Gaynor
Bishop Ross Bay, bishop of Auckland, who is on the board of governors of King's College.
David Gaynor, the son of prominent business commentator Brian Gaynor, died after an incident at Greenlane Bridge on Auckland's southern motorway on Saturday night. Three other Kings students died last year, including James Webster, who died of acute alcohol intoxication after a party.
Kurt Krause, Head of Otago University's biochemistry department, and expert on infectious diseases.
Is the outbreak of a drug resistant strain of E.coli in Europe an example of what the World Health Organisation has been warning about - increasing cases of drug resistant bugs due to overruse of antibiotics?
09:30 Paremoremo rat busters
About 100 neighbours in Paremoremo, north of Auckland, have banded together to evict rats and possums from their gardens and welcome native birds in their place. Derry McLachlan is project co-ordinator of the initiative, which is part of a wider community sustainability project.
09:45 Middle East correspondent Irris Makler
The unrest in Syria.
10:05 Cameron McMillan - NZ choreographer
Cameron McMillan, NZ ballet dancer and choreographer who teamed up with designer Karen Walker to create Satisfied with Great Success, a new ballet that is part of the Royal New Zealand Ballet's Stravinsky Selection.
10:30 Book Review with Graham Beattie
The Smell of Summer Grass by Adam Nicolson
Published by Fourth Estate
10:45 Reading: Whim Wham - The satirical verses of Allen Curnow
Read by Stuart Devenie, with the news of the day (Part 1 of 5)
11:05 Political commentators Matthew Hooton and Sue Bradford
11:30 Guest chef Niki Bezzant and wine commentator John Hawkesby
11:45 Urbanist Tommy Honey
When to make a decision and how to flourish.