Nine To Noon for Wednesday 3 August 2011
09:15 More than 26,000 Cantabrians have left the region since the February quakes
Christina O'Connor, Christchurch resident whose husband left for Australia a month ago, and expects to join him with her children when he finds a job; Mark Scown, Principal of Avondale school, and representing eastern suburbs principals which are suffering from big roll declines, and are likely to lose experienced teachers; and Dominick Stephens, Westpac Chief Economist who has studied the impact of previous disasters on cities and populations.
New figures from the Electoral Enrolment Centre records just over 71-thousand Canterbury voters have changed their electorates since February 22. The bulk of those have moved within the region but 26,113 voters have left altogether.
09:25 Robert Mnookin
09:45 Australia Correspondent - Karen Middleton
Karen discusses the puzzling Australian economy that has rising inflation despite low unemployment, terrible housing sales & diabolical retail figures.
10:05 Feature Guest - Elizabeth Futral
American Soprano Elizabeth Futral is in New Zealand for NZ Opera's Cav and Pag. She plays the role of Nedda.
Cavalleria Rusticana & Pagliacci plays at Wellington's St James Theatre August 27th - September 3rd, and Auckland's Aotea Centre September 15 - 25
10:40 Book Review - Dan Slevin
Dan reviews The Catastrophe by Ian Wedde, published by Victoria University Press
10:45 Book Reading
11:05 Music with Marty Duda
This week Marty talks to us about USA band Fountains of Wayne
Radiation Vibe (3:42) - from 1996 album "Fountains Of Wayne" (Atlantic)
Utopia Parkway (3:09 - from 1999 album "Utopia Parkway" (Atlantic)
Stacy's Mom (3:17) - from 2003 album "Welcome Interstate Managers" (S-Curve/Virgin)
Someone's Gonna Break Your Heart (3:55) - from 2011 album "Sky Full Of Holes" (Yep Roc)
11:30 Law - John Burrows
John discusses the Law Commission's latest report into privacy, which recommends an overhaul of laws around unwanted telemarketing, and closing a loophole that allows people to publish offensive photos of their partners online.
11:45 Art - Courtney Johnston
This week - fainting & jumping in art galleries.
Talk to Me: Design and the Communication between People and Objects (MOMA)