Nine To Noon for Tuesday 3 December 2013
09:05 Vast majority of NZ homeowners now under-insured
Andy Thomson, Managing director for Construction Cost Consultants, a Quantity Surveying firm. Six months after a fundamental shift in the way house insurance is calculated, claims that the vast majority of homeowners have left it up to their insurer to set their level of cover, and could be under-insured to the tune of $167 billion; and Tim Grafton, Chief Executive of the Insurance Council.
09:20 Alcohol-fuelled violence in the Auckland CBD
Inspector Gary Davey, Auckland City District Prevention Manager for the Police; Derek Liefting, Auckland district operations manager for St John Ambulance; and George Wood, Auckland Councillor, member of the Community Development and Safety Committee.
09:45 US correspondent Luiza Savage
10:05 Minnie Baragwanath - disability advocate
Minnie Baragwanath is the chief executive and founder of the Be. Institute, a New Zealand based social change initiative that aims to make New Zealand the world leader in accessibility.
Contact Minnie Baragwanath: 09 309 8966
10:35 Book review with Ian Chapman
Published by Penguin Classic.
10:45 The Reading: Wulfsyarn by Phillip Mann - Part 2
Part two of the epic tale of the fate of The Nightingale, the largest and most sophisticated spaceship ever devised by human or alien intelligence. Today: Wilberfoss is finally encouraged to begin his own account of what happened when the giant spaceship he captained crashed on the planet. Part 2 of 10.
11:05 Business commentator Rod Oram
Suggests that what we're seeing in New Zealand mirrors what is happening overseas - increasingly, very mainstream businesses in very conventional sectors are using sustainability as a powerful new managerial discipline to run their activities better; and to find new business opportunities.
11:30 History of refugees in New Zealand
Ann Beaglehole's new book explores the history of New Zealand's response to refugees arriving on our shores. Refuge New Zealand: A nation's response to refugees and asylum seekers is published by Otago University Press.
11:45 Media commentator Gavin Ellis
Discussing the case involving Cameron Slater as a follow-on from the JMAD report on the state of the NZ media; The SST editorial saying don't blame the media for a public preoccupation with crime; and a little pat on the back for Paul Lewis's column on cricket and depression.
Music played in this show
Song: This Charming Man
Artist: The Smiths
Comp: Morrissey and Marr
Album: The Very Best of The Smiths
Time Played: 10:05