Nine To Noon for Thursday 5 September 2013
09:05 Fonterra's operational report into the botulism scare finds significant errors
Jacqueline Rowarth, professor of agribusiness at Waikato University; James Stewart, Federated Farmers Manawatu Dairy Chairman; and Fonterra's Director of Strategy Maury Leyland.
09:20 Encrypted email
Ladar Levison - owner of the encrypted email service Lavabit, reportedly used by NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden - on his decision to shut down the service to prevent US government spying.
Link: Lavabit on Facebook
09:45 UK correspondent Jon Dennis
10:05 Glen Singleman and Heather Swan - base jumping and wingsuit-flying couple
Dr Glenn Singleman and Heather Swan are husband-and-wife adventurers. The Sydney couple have several world records under their belts – including the world's highest base jump in a wingsuit from 6,604 metres on Mt Meru in the Indian Himalayas. Glenn is also a doctor in emergency and intensive care with a special interest in the physiology and psychology of fear.
10:35 Book Review with Don Rood
Passchendaele: The Anatomy of a Tragedy by Andrew MacDonald
Published by HarperCollins NZ, RRP$44.99
10:45 The Reading: Death of a Dog, a short story by Dan Davin
Read by Ken Blackburn.
11:05 New Technology with Sarah Putt
Microsoft buys Nokia; Apple to launch its new iPhone next week; and NZ to trial online voting in 2016.
11:30 Parenting commentator Pepper Schwartz
Pepper Schwartz is professor of sociology at the University of Washington and the author or co-author of 17 books. She discusses helping children understand and deal with the highly sexualised images in society – particularly those associated with pop music.
11:45 TV reviewer Lara Strongman
Lara Strongman reviews The Dome, Vicious and the frustrations of watching characters on Coronation Street who were written out months ago in the UK.