Nine To Noon for Wednesday 1 March 2017
09:05 Crunch time for quake-prone facades
The government has identified the 38 streets most at risk of falling facades and parapets in a quake and now owners have a year to get them secured. Kathryn Ryan speaks to Wellington City Council building resilience manager Stephen Cody about what needs to happen next.
09:20 Growing Glaciers Mystery Solved
Kathryn Ryan talks to Associate Professor Andrew Mackintosh, the Deputy director of the Antarctic Research Centre at Victoria University in Wellington. His new research, published in Nature Communications, points to a cluster of cold years explaining why almost 60 glaciers grew in length in NZ between the 1980s and 2008.
09:30 Lessons from Denmark in Social Investment
Kathryn Ryan speaks to Michael Rosholm, an expert in social investment from Denmark who's in New Zealand to give advice on how to best target social interventions to give the biggest bang for buck. Denmark has embraced a focus on Social Investment for the last decade.
09:45 Australia correspondent Karen Middleton
Karen Middleton on a big week there for international visitors, including the first ever by a serving Israeli leader.
10:05 The art of the art dealer
Philip Hook from Sotheby's auction house spills the beans on the tactics and the secrets of the people who sell us art. From the beginnings of art dealing in Antwerp, where paintings were sometimes sold by weight, to the pioneer art dealers who facilitated Modern Art. Today the multi-billion dollar market remains effectively unregulated.
10:35 NZ Book review
Louise O'Brien reviews "Empress of the Fall" by David Hair
10:42 Annette King "not pushed" to step aside
Labour's outgoing deputy leader Annette King says it was her decision alone to step aside as deputy, and retire from Parliament at the election. There has been pressure for Ms King to stand aside to refresh Labour's second spot ahead of September's election.... which has been growing since Jacinda Ardern's convincing by-election win at the weekend.
10:45 The Reading
11:05 Music with Charlotte Ryan
Charlotte Ryan features the music of artists playing at Nostalgia Festival this weekend in Christchurch: Sal Valentine and the Babyshakes, Lawrence Arabia and Liam Finn.
11:20 Mana Ngangahu: Female Warrior
Ngāhuia Te Awekōtuku has been a catalyst for the gay liberation movement in Aotearoa for nearly five decades. She published NZ's first openly lesbian fiction in the 1970s, in the same decade that she was denied entry into the US for being a 'known sexual deviant'. She talks to Kathryn Ryan about the extent to which attitudes have changed since decriminalizing sex between men, and marriage equality . A limited edition, with extra stories, of her fiction collection Tahuri has just been published. She is also the author of Mau Moko: The World of Māori Tattoo (2007) & E Ngā Uri Whakatupu: Weaving Legacies (2015) about the exquisite textiles of Dame Rangimārie Hetet and Diggeress Te Kanawa.
11:45 Arts commentator Courtney Johnston
Courtney talks to Kathryn Ryan about two shows at Christchurch Art Gallery, and a "come-back" for art world megastar Damien Hirst.