Nine To Noon for Friday 14 November 2014
09:05 Wellington mayor denies deal with bar owners
Wellington's mayor is denying a deal was hammered out on the city's draft alcohol plan with Hospitality New Zealand, before it went to public submissions.
Jeremy Smith is the Wellington branch president of Hospitality New Zealand.
09:05 Police Association concerns over extended bar hours
The Police Association expresses its concerns over the prospect of longer bar opening hours in Wellington. Greg O'Connor is the Association President.
09:30 NZ Poetry journal still going strong after 50 years
Poetry New Zealand originated in 1951 and has continued under a range of editors. From this year it is now edited and published by Massey's College of Humanities and Social Science - under creative writing lecturer, Jack Ross. Issue 49 came out on Friday 31st October.
09:45 Pacific correspondent Mike Field
10:05 Alastair Bonnett on the world's strangest places
At a time when Google Maps Street View can take you on a virtual tour of Yosemite’s remotest trails and cell phones double as navigational systems, it’s hard to imagine there’s any uncharted ground left on the planet. In his book Off the Map, social geographer Professor Alastair Bonnett goes to some of the most unexpected, offbeat places in the world to re-inspire our geographical imaginations. His book, Off the Map, is also published under the title Unruly Places.
10:30 John McIntyre reviews new Children's Books
One Girl, One Dream by Laura Dekker
Harper Collins (ISBN 978-1-77234-045-8)
Hope in Ballet Shoe by Michaela and Elaine DePrince
Faber & Faber (ISBN 978-0-571-31466-1)
Every Day is Malala Day by Rosemary McCarney
Allen and Unwin (ISBN 978-1- 76011-053-6)
I Am Malala: The Girl Who Stood Up for Education and Was Shot by the Taliban by Patricia McCormick
Orion (ISBN 9781780622156)
10:45 The Reading: 'When I Realised It Was You' by Heidi North-Bailey
A bride-to-be has doubts about marriage, realises that she really does love her partner and is scared she could lose him. (1 of 1)
11:05 Grant Smithies reviews new music
Grant Smithies rides side-saddle from Te Aro to Thorndon with Wellington grunge revivalists Bunnies On Ponies, then fires up the hookah pipe for a listen to A Day In My Mind’s Mind - a double vinyl compilation of deeply trippy NZ music from the late 60s/early 70s. It's been released to celebrate pioneering Auckland record store Real Groovy’s 33 and 1/3rd birthday.
11:30 Sports commentator Brendan Telfer
11:45 Comedians Te Radar and Irene Pink look back over the Week that Was
Music played in this show
Artist: Emiliana Torrini
Album: Fisherman's Woman
Artist: The Phoenix Foundation
Song: Flock of Hearts
Composer: The Phoenix Foundation
Artist: David Bowie
Song: Golden Years
Album: Station to Station
Artist: A Problematica
Album: Dois Selose e um Carimbo
Label: WORLD CONNECTION