Nine To Noon for Monday 21 September 2015
09:05 Former All Black captain Anton Oliver on the All Blacks first win at the Rugby World Cup
The All Blacks have secured a gritty victory against Argentina, in their 2015 World Cup opener at Wembley - but were pushed hard, in front of a record breaking crowd. After a shaky start, loosing captain Richie McCaw and Conrad Smith, to the sin bin in the first half, and down to just 13 men for a while, the reigning champions came from behind to beat the Pumas 26-16. Former All Blacks captain Anton Oliver, watched the game in London.
09:20 A former Taranaki farmer is suing her bank over loan swaps she says lost her family millions of dollars
A former Taranaki farmer burnt by loan swaps is pressing ahead with legal action against the ANZ bank. Angela Potroz and her family lost millions of dollars over their loan swaps when they were forced to sell three farms because of payments to the bank costing up to 120 thousand dollars a month. The loan swaps became the subject of a Commerce Commission investigation into the ANZ, ASB and Westpac banks, which resulted in them agreeing to pay out a total of 23 point 6 million ($23.6m) dollars to 256 customers. She has been considering a settlement offer from the ANZ bank but has instead opted to sue the ANZ for four million dollars. Lynn Freeman talks to Angela Potroz and Hamilton lawyer Victoria Whitfield who has previously advised Angela and other farmers who were burnt by the loan swaps.
09:45 Europe Correspondent Seamus Kearney
Seamus Kearney with the latest on the European refugee crisis.
10:05 John NIchol: former RAF flight lieutenant and prisoner of war-turned author.
The recent death of the last remaining dam buster, New Zealander Les Munro, highlighted the role the legendary squadron had on helping end World War Two. Les Munro flew in 21 bombing missions with Royal Air Force squadron 617, known for their bombing of the Eder and Mohne dams, which dealt a serious blow to the German war machine.
But a new book After the Flood: What the Dam Busters Did Next explores the dam busters other missions after the war. Its author, John Nichol is a former RAF flight lieutenant whose Tornado bomber was shot down over Iraq.
10:30 Book review: Where My Heart Used to Beat by Sebastian Faulks
Reviewed by Jane Westaway, published by Hutchinson
10:45 The Reading: The Phoenix Song by John Sinclair, told by Kat Wong (Part 9 of 12)
11:05 Politics with Mike Williams and Matthew Hooton
11:30 All about Eggs
Mark Dickson is the co-owner of Taste Nature, an organic grocery store and eatery in Dunedin. He has a small market garden at Waititi and a home flock of chickens. The eggs for his shop are sourced from four different suppliers and he says they have subtle taste differences. Mark will run through recipes for a herb omelette, poached eggs and pickled eggs and he will also enlighten us on why some eggs are brown and others are white.
11:45 Issues for city dwellers with Tommy Honey
Banknotes, passports and subway maps
- New Zealand banknotes (Series 7), Fonts in Use
- Norway's new banknotes are a beautifully pixelated blur, The Verge
- Do You Want Your Subway Map to Look Pretty, or to Reflect Reality?, CityLab
- Geographically correct map of London’s Tube
- Paris Metro Map
- Designer Massimo Vignelli Revisits and Defends His Iconic 1972 New York City Subway Map, Open Culture.com:
- Current New York subway map