Nine To Noon for Thursday 13 October 2011
09:05 The Rena disaster
Shaun Smith, Head of the Papamoa Surf Lifesaving; Steve Penn, Mt Maunganui resident and head of the local sport fishing association; and Nick Smith, Environment Minister.
09:20 Sniffer dogs in schools
Detective Inspector Paul Berry at Police National Headquarters who is also on the board of trustees of a Wellington school; Patrick Walsh, president of the Secondary Principals' Association and principal of John Paul College; and Joanna Maskell, solicitor at Youth Law.
The police say they can no longer agree to schools' requests to carry out random drug dog searches after a new legal opinion saying the practice - something they've been doing for years - is illegal.
09:45 UK correspondent Jon Dennis
10:05 Co-founder and CEO of social media marketing company Wildfire, Victoria Ransom
Rangitikei-raised entrepreneur Victoria Ransom co-founded a global adventure travel company, Access Travel, and worked as an investment banking analyst Morgan Stanley before attending Harvard Business School. She is now the CEO of California-based Wildfire, a social media marketing software company and the winner of the young entrepreneur category in the 2011 Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year awards.
10:35 Book Review with Colin Monteath
My Heroes by Ranulph Fiennes
Published by Hodder
10:45 Reading: Last Day, Last Chance, Forever And Ever by Noel Harrison (Part 4 of 5)
Vicky's family suffered an injustice in the 1880s for which she is determined to find justice today.
Audio will be available here after broadcast.
11:05 New Technology with Steve McCabe
The succession issues facing Apple, the $30 Indian tablet and BlackBerry, the government and server failures.
11:20 Parenting with Auckland city hospital paediatrician Dr Simon Rowley
11:45 Film review with Graeme Tuckett
The Orator, The Three Musketeers, and local documentary Operation 8 which examines the anti-terror raids.