Nine To Noon for Tuesday 9 July 2013
09:05 New figures show big rent hikes in Christchurch over past year
With Helen Gatonyi, manager of the Tenants Protection Association and Martin Evans, president of the Independent Property Managers Association.
09:30 Are Maori making the most of technology?
And how can more Maori be encouraged into IT careers?
Karaitiana Taiuru is an advocate for Maori online and actively involved with internet governance.
09:45 US correspondent Luiza Savage
10:05 Mike Lerner - the story behind the Russian feminist art collective Pussy Riot
Filmmaker Mike Lerner spent six months with members of the Russian feminist art collective, Pussy Riot as they fought charges of hooliganism and religious hatred for their performance of a "punk prayer" inside a Moscow cathedral. He talks to Kathryn about the women behind the coloured balaclavas and how political and religious forces contrived to make an example out of three young artists who stepped out of line.
10:30 Book Review with Louise O'Brien
Light of the World by James Lee Burke
Published by Hachette NZ
10:45 Reading: The Invisible Rider by Kirsten McDougall
(Part 6 of 6)
The story of a cycling lawyer, husband and father, who increasingly finds simple things in life baffling.
11:05 Business commentator Fran O'Sullivan
New Zealand's free trade agreement with Taiwan is due to be signed on 10 July.
11:20 Writer and illustrator Sarah Laing
11:45 Media commentator Gavin Ellis
The Labour Party's gender balance proposal.