Nine To Noon for Wednesday 13 March 2013
09:05 Drought's impact on urban centres
Nigel Wilson, chair of the Greater Wellington Regional Council's water supply committee.
09:20 Drought's impact on urban centres
Tim Harty, Hamilton City Council city waters manager.
Hutt River taken from Bridge Road in Akatarawa - with very little water. Photograph by Katrina Batten,
09:30 The new government science body, Callaghan Innovation
Callaghan Innovation is facing criticism from some scientists over the withdrawal from hands-on research.
New Zealand-born scientist, Michael J Kelly, the Prince Philip Professor of Technology, at Cambridge University's Centre for Advanced Photonics and Electronics; and Sue Suckling, chair of the board of Callaghan Innovation.
09:45 Australia correspondent Karen Middleton
10:05 Mitch Tawhi Thomas - playwright and high school teacher
Mitch is a multiple award-winning playwright whose show Hui is in the Auckland Arts Festival. It's a story of four estranged brothers reuniting after the death of their father. It has its international premiere this weekend. In 2011 Mitch trained as a teacher and is now teaching drama at Tikipunga High School in Whangarei.
10:35 Book Review with Sonja de Freiz
The Accursed by Joyce Carol Oates
Published by Fourth Estate
10:45 The Reading: The Kindness of Your Nature by Linda Olsson
Read by Denise O'Connell
An expatriate Swedish woman reflects on a past that brought her to live in isolation near Kawhia on the north island's west coast – half a world away from the land of her childhood. (Part 3 of 10)
11:05 Marty Duda's Artist of the Week - Jimi Hendrix
The estate of Jimi Hendrix. has just released a new collection of previously unreleased studio tracks called People, Hell And Angels. Most music fans can agree that Jimi Hendrix was the greatest electric guitar player ever, so a new collection of never-before heard studio tracks is big news.
1. The Wind Cries Mary (3:20) - Jimi Hendrix Experience taken from 1967 album "Are You Experienced?" (Reprise)
2. If 6 Was 9 (5:32) - Jimi Hendrix Experience taken from 1967 album "Axis: Bold As Love" (Reprise)
3. Crosstown Traffic (2:25) - Jimi Hendrix Experience taken from 1968 album "Electric Ladyland" (Reprise)
4. Hear My Train A Comin' (5:42) - Jimi Hendrix taken from 2013 album "'People, Hell And Angels" (Sony/Legacy)
11:30 Media law commentator Ursula Cheer
11:45 Science commentator Siouxsie Wiles
The world's most popular psychoactive substance – coffee.
Music played in this show
Mel Parsons: 'Far Fetched Idea'
from her 2009 album "Over My Shoulder"
The Adults: 'A New Beginning'
from the 2011 self-titled album
Alice Russell: 'Travelling Song'
from the 2012 album "Look Around The Corner"
Los Lobos: 'Yo Canto'
from their 2010 album "Tin Can Trust"