Nine To Noon for Friday 22 November 2013
09:05 KiwiRail likely to need more Government money to deal with crippled Aratere ferry
Jim Quinn, Chief executive of Kiwirail.
09:15 KiwiRail likely to need more Government money to deal with crippled Aratere ferry
NZ First leader Winston Peters
09:30 Helping to get people out of debt and avoid loan sharks
The Nga Tangata Microfinance Trust last night won the supreme award at the National Sustainable Business Network Awards. We talk to Dr Claire Dale, from Child Poverty Action Group - who is also a research fellow with the Retirement Policy and Research Centre at the University of Auckland. She helped set up the trust in South Auckland.
09:45 Pacific correspondent Michael Field
10:05 Olivia Laing on why writers drink
Tennessee Williams, F Scott Fitzgerald, Hemingway, Cheever, Carver, Berryman… Six giants of American literature - and all addicted to alcohol. In her new book The Trip to Echo Spring: Why Writers Drink, author Olivia Laing looks at the link between writers and the bottle.
10:35 Book Review with Kiran Dass
The Receptionist: An Education at the New Yorker by Janet Groth
Published by Algonquin Books
10:45 The Reading: The Writing Class by Stephanie Johnson
Read by Alison Quigan.
Merle's students discuss how a writer can find their 'voice', Jacinta has been relishing her exciting new relationship. (Part 9 of 12)
11:05 New music with Sam Wicks
Songs: Matangi/Bad Girls
Label: Interscope Records
Artist: Julien Dyne
Songs: Real Life/DirtCrystal
Label: BBE Records
Album: Dead Dogs Dance
11:30 Sports commentator Joseph Romanos
The woeful cricket tour, the Rugby League World Cup, the final game of the All Blacks tour this weekend, and farewell Ricky Herbert.
11:45 The week that was with Radar and Michele A'Court
Music played in this show
Aaradhna: 'Wake Up'
from her 2012 album Treble & Reverb
Unknown Mortal Orchestra: Swim & Sleep (Like a Shark)
from their 2013 album II
The Velvet Underground: 'Beginning To See The Light' [Alternate Closet Mix]
from the the box set Peel Slowly and See