Nine To Noon for Monday 7 May 2012
09:05 Socialist Francois Hollande ousts Nicolas Sarkozy in France's presidential election
Correspondent Seamus Kearney; and Charles Wyplosz, Professor of Economics at the Graduate Institute in Geneva, who specialises in monetary integration, monetary policy and financial crisis.
09:25 Concerns about new online reporting system for trampers
Phillip Melchior, chair, LandSAR; Graham Kates, a conservationist and author based at Arthurs Pass, who until late last year worked for DOC at Arthurs Pass, who quit his job in protest over the new system and also resigned as chairman of Land Search and Rescue Arthurs Pass; and Sam Newton, general manager of the NZ Alpine Club.
09:40 Geological mapping of New Zealand
Dr Mark Rattenbury is a geologist at GNS Science - His team has spent 18 years on a project to produce 21 geological maps covering all parts of New Zealand. The result is a 6 metre long compilation.
10:05 Piripi Walker - Maori language and broadcasting
Piripi Walker is one of the founders and a former station manager of Te Upoko o Te Ika, the oldest Maori radio station in New Zealand. The Wellington station last week celebrated its 25th anniversary. Piripi became fluent in te reo in his 20s and has been instrumental in helping to preserve the Maori language.
10:35 Book Review with Mary McCallum
The Forrests by Emily Perkins
Published by Bloomsbury Circus
10:45 Reading: The Larnachs by Owen Marshall (Part 6 of 12)
The intriguing story of prominent 19th century business man and politician, William Larnach, his wife Conny and son Douglas . . Conny and Dougie are having an affair but both are finding the constant deception a trial.
11:05 Political commentators Matthew Hooton and Josie Pagani
Is it all over for ACT and whether the Conservative party is the one to fill the gap?; the changes to student loans; the French election result; the London mayoralty; and David Shearer.
11:30 Guest chefs Alison and Simon Holst have recipes for Mother's Day
With wine suggestions from John Hawkesby
11:45 Off the Beaten Track with Kennedy Warne
The "Super Moon" and the upcoming transit of Venus.