Nine To Noon for Tuesday 18 December 2012
09:05 Christchurch property owners' insurance
Emily Walton, Insurance partner at Wynn Williams; and Glenn Taylor, South Island Property Council head.
09:20 Special Schools
Dr Jude MacArthur, independent researcher based in Dunedin, working in the area of education and disability for Massey University; and Trish Grant, Director of Advocacy, IHC.
09:45 US correspondent Luiza Savage
10:05 Big year interview: Engineering entrepreneur Bill Buckley
Bill Buckley set up Buckley Systems Limited in 1978 which has gone on to be a world leader in electromagnetic technology. His machines are used to prepare 90% of the world's silicon chips, which are used in almost every piece of modern technology from flatscreen TVs to iPhones. He talks about his life's work, operating a highly successful international business from New Zealand and his plans for solar energy in the future.
10:35 Book Review with Louise O'Brien
The Sacrificial Man by Ruth Dugdall
10:45 Reading: A Christmas Wish by Shirley Eng
Trish has her seldom seen and much cherished grandchildren staying at Christmas time when fate intervenes and changes everything.
11:05 Business correspondent Rod Oram
Fairfax's sale of Trade Me and the Superannuation Fund's purchase of Datacom.
11:30 Impaired driving
Gerald Waters has set up a charitable trust, Researching Impaired Driving in New Zealand, on behalf of the friends and family of Katherine Kennedy who was killed by a recidivist drunk driver in 2010.
11:45 Film Review with Graeme Tuckett
The Hobbit, Polisse, and Graeme's picks for best of the year.
Music played in this show
David Bowie and Bing Crosby: 'Peace On Earth/Little Drummer Boy'
from a Bing Crosby Christmas TV special in 1977
Eartha Kitt: 'Santa Baby'