Nine To Noon for Friday 27 January 2012
09:05 The implications of the discord at the Christchurch City Council
The Christchurch City Council set to have crisis meeting with Local Government Minister Nick Smith this afternoon in an attempt to quell ongoing discord among councillors and the community.
Leanne Curtis, Canterbury Communities' Earthquake Recovery Network board member; and Peter Townsend, Chief executive of the Canterbury Employers' Chamber of Commerce.
09:20 The Food Bill
A new bill aiming to overhaul food safety laws is set to be introduced - what will it involve? What will it mean for small food producers, some of whom say it's not worth continuing to do business due to increased compliance costs?
09:45 Asia correspondent Phil O'Sullivan
10:05 Lisa Bourne - Former top UK newspaper boss who traded it all in to move to NZ
Lisa Bourne is a former UK newspaper boss, now General Manager of Wellpark College of Natural Therapies and living at Muriwai beach.
10:35 Children's Book Review with John McIntyre
Three books from amongst the best from last year
Stomp by Ruth Paul
Published by Scholatic
Look, A BOOK by Libby Gleeson and Freya Blackwood
Published by Little Hare
The Scar by Charlotte Mondlac, illustrated by Olivier Tallec
Published by Walker Books
10:45 Reading: Losing It by Sandy McKay (Part 5 of 10)
Jo remembers some good times with her mother and then some of the bad times too.
Audio will be available here after broadcast.
11:05 Music reviewer Sean McKenna
Artist: Portico Quartet
Album: Portico Quartet
Artist: Django Django
Album: Django Django
11:30 Sports commentator Joseph Romanos
The Australian Open tennis, cricket, and how to get people along to Phoenix football games.
11:45 The Week That Was with Radar and Michele A'Court