Nine To Noon for Wednesday 25 January 2012
09:05 Proposed shakeup of raw milk regulations
Dairy analyst Peter Fraser, a former Dairy Policy chief for the Ministry of Agriculture, who authored a report for independent milk processors which found that New Zealanders could be paying $195 million too much for milk from Fonterra each year; and Henry van der Heyden, Chairman of Fonterra.
09:20 The Megaupload bust
Paul Ducklin, Head of Technology, Asia Pacific for the global internet security provider, Sophos.
09:45 Australia correspondent Ray Moynihan
10:05 Professor Kevin Warwick - artificial intelligence
Professor of Cybernetics, University of Reading, UK.
Kevin Warwick claims he is the world’s first cyborg – having had various chips inserted into his body to see how the human body reacts. He believes many of us in the future will choose to become a mixture of man and machine.
10:35 Best Books of 2011 Review as selected by Louise O'Brien
Dark Jelly by Alice Tawhai (Huia)
Wulf by Hamish Clayton (Penguin)
Jamrach's Menagerie by Carol Birch (Text Publishing)
The Marriage Plot by Jeffrey Eugenides (Fourth Estate)
The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern (Harvill Secker)
10:45 Reading: Losing It by Sandy McKay (Part 3 of 10)
Issy puts Jo's name down for the school formal. Jo's condition deteriorates.
11:05 Music with Marty Duda
Artist of the Week - Johnny Otis
1. Harlem Nocturne (3:05)- The Johnny Otis Orchestra taken from 1945 single (Excelsior)
2. Double Crossing Blues (2:45) - The Johnny Otis Orchestra featuring Little Esther & The Robbins taken from 1950 single (Savoy)
3. Willie And The Hand Jive (2:37) - The Johnny Otis Show taken from 1958 single (Capitol)
4. Shake/Honky Tonk (4:53) - The Johnny Otis Show taken from 1972 BBC Concert Recording
11:30 Legal commentator Mai Chen
The Government's programme for 2012.
11:45 Science correspondent Simon Pollard
Why it's so easy to be a transgender fish and the male blanket-octopus.