Nine To Noon for Wednesday 4 June 2014
09:05 The battle for Auckland's waterfront - what to sell, what to develop
The Auckland Council is considering selling Queen Elizabeth Square - at the bottom of Queen Street to a property developer. At the same time an unnamed overseas consortium has unveiled a proposal for a private redevelopment of nearby Queens Wharf.
Chris Darby is a first term Auckland City Councillor - from the North Shore.
Alex Swney heads the downtown business promotion agency - Heart of the City.
Sir Bob Harvey is the Chairman of Waterfront Auckland and a former Waitakere City Mayor.
09:20 Interpol's role in combatting match fixing in sport
Julie Norris is programme manager for Interpol's Integrity in Sport Unit. Based in Lyon, France, her team work with police and sporting codes around the world to try to prevent and investigate match fixing.
09:45 Australia correspondent Karen Middleton, Chief Political Correspondent for SBS
10:05 Feature: Writer and broadcaster Sian Prior on shyness and social anxiety
Australian writer Sian Prior has maintained a career in the public eye, as a broadcaster and performer, for more than twenty years. For far longer than that she has suffered from excruciating shyness and social anxiety. Eventually, after bolting from a party in a state of near-panic, she decided to investigate her condition, to find out what shyness was, where hers came from, and why it creates such distressing emotional turmoil - often behind an assured, professional front. Sian Prior's memoir, Shy, was published in June 2014 by Text Publishing.
10:35 Book review: Love and Treasure by Ayelet Waldman
Reviewed by Anne Else, Published by Hodder
10:45 The Reading: Waiting for Einstein by Nigel Cox
A love triangle and mid-relationship disappointments precipitate a violent split between long-term friends Peter and Ralph. (Part 2 of 12)
11:05 Marty Duda's artist of the week: Passenger
These days Passenger is English singer-songwriter Mike Rosenberg although the act began as a duo.
1. Night Vision Binoculars – Passenger taken from 2007 album “Wicked Man’s Rest” (Cooking Vinyl)
2. The Last Unicorn – Passenger taken from 2009 album “Wide Eyes Blind Love” (IE)
3. Let Her Go – Passenger taken from 2012 album “All The Little Lights” (Nettwerk)
4. Heart’s On Fire – Passenger taken from 2014 album “Whispers” (Black Crow)
11:30 Employment Law with Andrew Scott Howman
The Non-disparagement” clause - when it is agreed that neither party in an employment dispute shall talk ill of the other .
11:45 Arts commentator Courtney Johnston
How an optical illusion has been used to restore a Rothko mural to its former glory; a Rembrandt stolen for love is returned to its museum home; and a new survey on artist fees and public art galleries.
Music played in this show
Artist: Otis Taylor
Song: Deep Blue Sea
Album: Recapturing the Banjo
Artist: Paul Simon
Song: Me and Julio Down by the Schoolyard
Album: Paul Simon
Artist: Anna Coddington
Song: Make You Mine
Label: Kiwi Hit Disc 1
1. Night Vision Binoculars (3:42) - Passenger taken from 2007 album "Wicked Man's Rest" (Cooking Vinyl)
2. The Last Unicorn (3:03) - Passenger taken from 2009 album "Wide Eyes Blind Love" (IE)
3. Let Her Go (4:13) - Passenger taken from 2012 album "All The Little Lights" (Nettwerk)
4. Heart's On Fire (4:13) - Passenger taken from 2014 album "Whispers" (Black Crow)