Nine To Noon for Monday 19 March 2012
09:05 Why is a plan to dramatically expand the number of salmon farms into protected areas of the Marlborough sounds is being fast tracked?
Sue Grey, environment lawyer, working with Sustain our Sounds, a lobby group opposing the expansion of salmon farms in the Marlborough Sounds; chief executive of King Salmon, Grant Rosewarn; and chairman of the Environment Committee for Marlborough District Council, Peter Jerram.
09:30 The death of King George Tupou V
Pacific correspondent Mike Field about King George Tupou V of Tonga.
09:35 The precariat
Guy Standing is a Professor of Economic Security University of Bath, UK and the co-president, Basic Income Earth Network (BIEN). Dr Standing contends that there are a growing number of people around the world who live in social and economic insecurity, without occupational identities, drifting in and out of jobs and constantly worried about their incomes and housing. He says unless the cries from the precariat are acknowledged the unrest that has been seen in streets of Greece, Spain, and England will spread. His latest book is The Precariat : the new dangerous class.
09:45 Europe correspondent Seamus Kearney
10:05 Feature Guest - Larry Keigwin
Larry Keigwin is in New Zealand to choreograph a new piece for the Royal New Zealand Ballet. It will form one part of the Ballet's triple bill, NYC, which premieres later this month.
10:35 Book Review with Tina Shaw
The Prince of Soul and the Lighthouse by Fredrik Brouneus
Published by Steam Press
10:45 Reading: Gifted by Patrick Evans, told by Stuart Devenie
Patrick Evans's fictional tale of the relationship between writers Frank Sargeson and Janet Frame, the young woman who in the mid-1950s arrived to stay in the old army hut beside his Takapuna house and wrote her first full-length novel there .
Audio will be available here after broadcast.
11:05 Political commentators Matthew Hooton and Mike Williams
11:30 Guest chef Niki Bezzant
11:45 Off The Beaten Track with Kennedy Warne