Nine To Noon for Friday 27 July 2012
09:05 Insurance delays in Christchurch
Cantabrian Dean Lester spent 25 years working in the insurance industry. He now works with clients trying to help them resolve disputes with their insurers. He says the Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee's criticisms of the insurance industry are valid.
09:20 Insurance delays in Christchurch
Dean Macgregor, executive general manager in charge of the Canterbury Recovery for IAG, NZ's largest general insurer; and Suzanne Wolton, Head of Corporate Affairs at AA Insurance.
09:35 The Auckland property market
Murray Sherwin of the Productivity Commission on what is going on, in the boiling Auckland property market.
09:45 Asia correspondent Greg Torode
North Korea revealing its new leader Kim Jong-un is married.
10:05 Feature guest - musician Peter Posa
Peter's new retrospective White Rabbit: The Very Best Of Peter Posa celebrates his half-century in music. Peter's career highs include hanging out with the likes of Dean Martin and Frank Sinatra in Las Vegas in the 1960s.
10:35 Children's book review with John McIntyre
10:45 The Reading: Taming The Tiger, written and read by Michael Morrissey (Part 5 of 5)
One man's account of his experience of bipolar disorder.
11:05 New music with Sean McKenna
Artist: Old Crow Medicine Show
Album: Carry Me Back
Song: Bootlegger’s Boy
Artist: Clint Eastwood
Album: Clint Eastwood Sings Cowboy Favourites
Song: Twilight on the Trail
Artist: Various artists
Album: Country Funk 1969-1975
Song: Hello L.A., Bye-Bye Birmingham - John Randolph Marr
Artist: Grizzly Bear
Album: Shields (released 18 September)
Song: Sleeping Ute
Artist: Passion Pit
Song: Carried Away
11:30 Sports commentator Joseph Romanos
Nick Willis chosen as New Zealand's Olympic flag bearer, why so few New Zealand athletes are taking part in the opening ceremony and prospects for the Equestrian team.
11:45 The Week That Was with Radar and Pinky Agnew