Nine To Noon for Monday 10 December 2012
09:05 Information systems security at the Ministry of Social Development
Ministry of Social Development chief executive Brendan Boyle talks about a report that looked at information security measures across the ministry - a follow up to a first report that examined the extent and reasons for the security breach involving WINZ public kiosks. The ministry launched an investigation after blogger Keith Ng reported that he was able to access thousands of files on the agency's servers from the computers in a Wellington WINZ office.
09:30 Wildlife DNA
Dr Rebecca Johnson is the head of the Australian Centre for Wildlife Genomics, based at the Australian Museum. The Centre holds frozen samples from thousands of animal species. They can be used to help identify the culprits of aviation wildlife and bird strike, and to help prosecute animal smugglers.
09:45 Europe correspondent Seamus Kearney
Italy's Silvio Berlusconi pledges a comeback bid as Prime Minister Mario Monti agrees to step down; and clashes in Northern Ireland over a change in Union Jack policy in Belfast
10:05 Nuclear physicist David Krofcheck
Nuclear physicist David Krofcheck, senior lecturer at the Department of Physics at the University of Auckland discusses elementary particles, smashing atoms and how he got New Zealand involved in the world's biggest scientific experiment – the Large Hadron Collider.
10:35 Book Review with Rae McGregor
Camp David by David Williams
Published by Michael Joseph
10:45 Reading: Heaven Freezes by Fiona Kidman (Part 1 of 2)
Told by Gavin Rutherford. An aging man discovers that the grief for his dead wife cannot be easily assuaged by a second.
11:05 Politics with Matthew Hooton and Mike Williams
Labour-Green relations, Brendan Horan and a recent Fairfax poll.
11:30 Guest chef Lauraine Jacobs
Christmas recipes with cherries and wine commentator Stephen Morris
11:45 Urbanist Tommy Honey
Tommy discusses how we will live in the future.
Music played in this show
Time played: 09:30
Title: Ho Hey
Time Played: 10:42
Title: Nervous Wreck
Artist: Sera Cahoone
Time Played: 11:26
Title: Dear Friends
Time Played: 11:46
Title:The Things I've Seen Today
Artist: Madeleine Peyroux