Nine To Noon for Thursday 11 July 2013
Former president of the NZIAHS John Lancashire says too many biosecurity incursions such as PSA and varroa are due to the incompetence of those overseeing our biosecurity.
He will be speaking at the organisation's biosecurity conference in Auckland today – Biosecurity in New Zealand: Have We Gone Soft at the Border?
09:20 Should exotic trees be replaced by natives?
Paul Andrews, Wellington City Council Manager Parks, Sport and Recreation; and Phillip Simpson, a botanist who spent 20 years working for the Department of Conservation and specialises in ecological restoration. Phillip has also written books about totara and cabbage trees and was one of the founding trustees of Project Crimson.
09:45 UK correspondent Kate Adie
Britain's jolly good mood – Wimbledon, the British and Irish Lions win, a royal baby on the way, and it's summer!
10:05 Manos Nathan - ceramic artist
Manos Nathan is one of NZ's leading ceramic artists and is of Maori/Cretan descent.
Manos's work is part of an upcoming exhibition at Pataka museum in Porirua called UKU RERE: Maori ceramic artists (14 July - 27 October).
Ipu Manaia Parirau by Manos Nathan.
10:30 Book Review with Harry Ricketts
The Quarry by Iain Banks
Published by Hachette NZ
10:45 Reading: 'Hijacked On Remote', a short story by Vicky Yiannoutsos
A teenage girl, full of the wisdom and insight of the inexperienced, laments her mother's indecision in the face of relationship troubles.
11:05 New Technology with Sarah Putt
NetHui; connectivity in the Pacific Islands; and technology education to prepare kids for the workforce.
11:20 Archaeology with Brigid Gallagher
11:45 TV reviewer Lara Strongman
Television with an historical bent – Urban Secrets, First Crossings, and Storage Wars Texas.