Nine To Noon for Friday 9 December 2016
09:05 Enter Bill: NZ's next PM
With Bill English becoming the presumptive PM Matthew Hooton and Stephen Mills discuss his likely cabinet picks, the prospect of an early election and how Labour is responding to the leadership change.
09:20 Measuring brain signals to ID criminals
Lynn Freeman talks with Harvard neuroscientist and researcher Dr Larry Farwell, who invented brain fingerprinting or forensic brainwave analysis. The technique which measures electrical brain signals, can establish whether a person has knowledge of given information or not.
09:45 Pacific correspondent Mike Field
The latest on the Magnitude 7.8 earthquake in the Solomon Islands, some breaking news on a "Fonterra tax" that is lurking in Tonga and Pacific Bluefin tuna face disaster.
10:05 Death in a cold climate
'Vera' and 'Shetland' author Ann Cleeves talks to Nine to Noon about what makes a cracking murder mystery. Her latest book 'Cold Earth', is Ann's thirtieth book in 30 years.
10:35 Children's Book Review - John McIntyre
The Christmas Story by Robert Sabuda, published by Walker Books.
Refuge by Anne Booth, illlustrated by Sam Usher, published by Nosy Crow.
Jingle Bells, Rudolph Smells by Deano Yipadee, illlustrated by Paul Beavis, published by Scholastic.
10:45 The Reading
Put a Ring Around It, a short story by David Hill, read by Gavin Rutherford.
11:05 Revelling in Dadrock
Jeremy Taylor goes fully Dadrock with the new Rolling Stones blues covers album, Kate Bush's live tour de force, and a star-studded tribute to the magnificent Emmylou Harris.
11:30 Sports commentator Brendan Telfer
Black Caps have a dismal showing in the Chappell-Hadlee series, tomorrow's heavyweight title fight between Jo Parker and Mexican Any Ruiz and Lydia Ko parts with her coach.
11:45 The week that was with Te Radar and Irene Pink