Nine To Noon for Tuesday 22 April 2014
09:05 High rate of deaths in the forestry industry
The Council of Trade Unions is taking its own legal action against two forestry companies over the deaths of workers on the job because it says Worksafe New Zealand is not holding the industry to account for safety breaches. We hear from CTU President Helen Kelly.
09:20 High rate of deaths in the forestry industry
Maryanne Butler-Finlay's husband Charles Finlay was killed on the job in the Kinleith Forest, near Tokoroa, in July last year.
09:30 Worksafe NZ on its investigations into safety the forestry industry
WorkSafe New Zealand's General Manager of Health and Safety Operations, Ona De Roy.
09:45 US correspondent Luiza Savage
10:05 Feature: Writer and performer Rebecca Vaughan on Jane Austen's women
Writer and performer Rebecca Vaughan, in her latest theatrical show, brings to life 13 of Jane Austen's heroines. It's not the first time the playwright has explored historical perspectives on womanhood, with her previous shows exploring the lives of Queen Elizabeth I, Marilyn Monroe, and female gothic writers. Rebecca Vaughan studied English Literature at Cardiff University, and has TV and theatre acting credits to her name.
10:30 Book review: Deathless by Catherynne M. Valente
Reviewed by Sonja de Freiz
An Auckland lawyer moves with her husband to his village in Samoa and tries to get them to treat her like just another family member. (Part 1 of 2)
11:05 Politics from the left and right
Political commentators Mike Williams and Matthew Hooton
11:30 French Food with Jo Crabb
Martinborough chef and restaurateur Jo Crabb divides her time between running her cooking school in Martinborough and spending time in France, she will share three French recipes: Tarte Au Roquefort, Petit Sale Aux Lentilles and Sweet Brioche. Her book is My Two Heavens - A cooking life between Martinborough and a village in France, published by Random House NZ.
11:45 Media commentator Gavin Ellis
A court ruling on right to privacy for children of celebrities, Sina Weibo – the Chinese social media site.