Nine To Noon for Monday 26 August 2013
09:05 The Labour party leadership battle
Labour deputy leader and Wellington Central MP Grant Robertson and list MP Shane Jones explain why they should be elected as the party's new leader and how they would take on Prime Minister John Key; and Shane Jones, Labour party list MP.
09:30 Are tourists being adequately informed of the dangers of our Great Outdoors?
David Barnes, Life member of Otago Tramping & Mountaineering Club, Search and Rescue member and on executive of Federated Mountain Clubs; and Phil Melchior, senior member of the Wanaka LandSAR group, a SAR team leader and committee representative. He also the ex-chairman of the National NZ LandSAR organisation.
09:45 Middle East correspondent Irris Makler
10:05 War correspondent Francesca Borri
Francesca Borri is a freelance Italian war correspondent and former human rights worker who most recently reported from Syria. She has written books on the conflicts in Israel and Kosovo.
10:35 Book Review with Lisa Finucane
The Curiosity by Stephen Kiernan
Published by Hodder & Stoughton, RRP$37.99
10:45 The Reading: 'The Vigil' by Dan Davin, read by Ken Blackburn
The first in a selection of stories from the collection Growing Up by Dan Davin, marking the 100th anniversary of the birth of Southland writer, Rhodas Scholar and Oxford University publisher Dan Davin.
11:05 Politics with Matthew Hooton and Mike Williams
11:30 Raw vegan organic food with Megan May
Megan May is the founder of Little Bird Organics which has two cafes in Auckland. Megan will have recipes for spiced collard wraps and hazelnut chocolate mousse (both raw and vegan).
11:45 Urbanist Tommy Honey
Hyping the Hyperloop
No loopy idea, The future of transport, The Economist
Elon Musk on the Hyperloop: 'It's like getting a ride on Space Mountain', CNET
Hyperloop: Why can't we believe in the big ideas?, CNET
Reinventing the train, Ideas coming down the track, The Economist
Music played in this show
Anika Moa: 'In Swings the Tide'
from her 2007 album In Swings the Tide
Laura Mvula: 'That's Alright'
from her 2013 debut album Sing to the Moon
Willie Bobo: 'Spanish Grease'
from his 1965 self-titled album