Nine To Noon for Friday 20 December 2013
09:05 Is the Christchurch Council heading for financial disaster?
Peter Townsend, Chief Executive Canterbury Employers' Chamber of Commerce.
09:20 Festive forecast - what are the prospects for a golden summer around the country?
Daniel Corbett, from the Met Service.
09:45 Asia correspondent Jamil Anderlini
Looks back on the news stories that shaped the Asia region in 2013.
The news stories that shaped the Asia region in 2013.
10:05 Big year interview: Rod Drury
Founder and Chief Executive of Xero, who was named Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year.
10:35 Book review with Kiran Dass
Stoner by John Williams
Published by Vintage Classics
10:45 Reading: Christmas With Tallulah - a short story by Elizabeth Smither
Moved by the plight of a young family whose father is seriously ill in hospital at Christmas time, Tallulah Grappelli invites the family to spend Christmas with her in her fine mansion. Tallulah is lonely, her children grown up and dispersed around the globe and enjoys the sound of children's laughter in her house. Read by Sarah Boddy.
11:05 New music with Sam Wicks
Prince, Dâm-Funk & Snoopzilla and Lord Echo
11:30 Sports commentator Joseph Romanos
11:45 The week that was with Radar and Michele A'Court
Music played in this show
ARTIST: Dolly Parton
TIME PLAYED: 9:42
ARTIST: Don McGlashen
SONG: Marvellous Year
LABEL: Arch Hill
TIME PLAYED: 9:25
11:05 New Music with Sam Wicks
Songs: Da Bourgeoisie/Screwdriver
Artist: Dâm-Funk & Snoopzilla
Songs: Faden Away/I'll be There For U
Album: 7 Days of Funk
Label: Stones Throw
Artist: Lord Echo
Songs: Molten Lava
Album: We Will Fight You
Artist: Lord Echo
Songs: The Creator Has a Master Plan
ARTIST: Louis Armstrong, The Commanders
SONG: Cool Yule
ALBUM: Swinging Christmas
TIME PLAYED: 11:45