Nine To Noon for Thursday 29 November 2012
09:05 What hope is there that Ross Asset Management investors will get any of their money back?
Bruce Tichbon, speaking on behalf of investors in Ross Asset Management, who have lost millions of dollars in a suspected Ponzi scheme.
09:25 PSA spreads almost throughout New Zealand
Michael Franks, chief executive of New Zealand's largest kiwifruit grower, Seeka; and Neil Trebilco, president, NZ Kiwifruit Growers Inc.
09:45 UK correspondent Matthew Parris
10:05 New Zealand fashion designer Ashley Fogel
Wellingtonian Ashley Fogel founded the eponymous women's fashion label with his wife Wende in 1991. This month he decided to stop producing it and to shut his Miramar factory after designing and manufacturing clothing for more than 40 years.
10:35 Book review with Crystal Beavis
The Laughterhouse by Paul Cleave
Published by Penguin
0:45 Reading: One Flat Coyote on the Centre Line by Karen Goa. Told by Amelia Nurse (Part 4 of 10)
Travel writer Karen Goa and her husband travel across their native Canada after 20 years enjoying the New Zealand good life.
11:05 Technology commentator Donald Clark and legal commentator John Edwards
Privacy and your information including perfect information – imperfect insurance; Finnish police raid on nine-year-old downloaders; and Quantum cryptography at home.
11:30 Paul Moughan
Co-winner of the Prime Minister's Science Prize.
11:45 Media commentator Gavin Ellis
The Leveson inquiry findings which come out this afternoon, and why the media is so gullible when presented with surveys and polls that are undisguised promos.
Music played in this show
The Front Lawn: 'When You Come Back Home'
Big Mama Thornton: 'Hound Dog'
from 1953 (Elvis Presley covered it in 1956)