Nine To Noon for Wednesday 16 November 2016
09:05 Geonet wants 24/7 staffing
The acting Civil Defence Minister Gerry Brownlee admits there are lessons to be learnt about how the public was warned ahead of Monday's tsunami. The director of the Geonet monitoring service says it wants to expand to 24/7 staffing after this week's big quake. Dr Ken Gledhill says he's going to begin campaigning for the establishment of a 24/7 warning system, with a particular focus on tsunami.
09:15 Waiau recovers
Hugh Wells is a sheep and beef farmer about 2 kilometres from the town of Waiau.
09:20 Hurunui Mayor visits quake ravaged community
Winton Dalley has been travelling around to help the worst effected areas. Today he is going to Mount Lyford.
09:30 Warning to retailers about on-line competition
New Zealand retailers are being warned they must gear up for major disruption in the digital market with the prospect of global players like Amazon extending their reach here. Kathryn Ryan talks to retail management expert Jonathan Elms from Massey University
09:45 Australia correspondent Peter Munro
Uncertainty over Australia's refeugee deal with the US.
10:05 NXK. Is this the fashion of the future?
Fashion imagineer Nixi Killick talks to Kathryn Ryan about designing for Lady Gaga, & Kimbra and her tech focused streetwear. Her label NXK has been hitting runways around the world, most recently Berlin Alternative Fashion Week
10:35 Book review - "Absolutely on Music" by Haruki Murakami & Seiji Ozawa
Reviewed by Phil Vine, published by Penguin Random House (NZ).
10:45 The Reading
Baking Night by Elizabeth Smither read by Michele Amas.(Part 2 of 2)..
11:05 Marty Duda's artist of the week
Danish singer-songwriter Agnes Obel is a classically trained pianist who developed a love of jazz as a teenager. All of these tantalizing influences show up on the three albums Obel has released since 2010. Now based in Berlin, Obel’s third album, Citizen Of Glass continues her singular musical journey.
11:20 LearnCoach founders Dave Cameron & Deborah Lambie
Kathryn Ryan meets the founders of LearnCoach, Dave Cameron and Deborah Lambie. The non-profit tutoring website provides free video tutorials, downloadable tutorial summaries, old NCEA exams and answers, and students can submit questions to receive personal feedback. Since it began in 2013, 3.7 million tutorials have been viewed by New Zealand students.
11:45 Science commentator Siouxsie Wiles
Siouxsie reports in from the Singularity Summit in Christchurch to tell us why we should care about Antibiotic Awareness week and new discoveries about why we crave salt