Nine To Noon for Thursday 10 August 2017
09:05 Where to from here for the Greens?
Its co-leader has resigned, its poll ratings are down - can the Greens recover, and how? Lynn Freeman talks with leader James Shaw.
09:20 Taxing water – crippling the economy or long overdue?
Federated Farmers say Labour's water tax plan has the potential to cripple regional economies if cattle and crop farmers are made to pay for the water they use. Environmental groups are welcoming the policy. Lynn talks with Federated Farmers water spokesman Chris Allen and Kevin Hackwell of Forest & Bird.
09:30 World's tallest wooden office building for Wellington
Wellington is to get the world's tallest timber office building. The building is designed, and to be built by, Robert Jones Holdings – the country's largest private prime office building owner. Company founder Sir Bob Jones says laminated timber is far more earthquake resilient and fire resistant than steel or reinforced concrete and is also more environmentally friendly.
09:45 Australia correspondent Bernard Keane
Bernard reports on the same sex marriage plebiscite, Australia's biggest bank being implicated in several major money laundering schemes and the continuing fallout from the citizenship resignations.
10:05 Beating anorexia: Anne Tonner, author of Cold Vein
Anne Tonner is a human rights lawyer and mother of four whose award-winning book Cold Vein tells the story of her 13-year-old daughter Chloe's battle with anorexia. Anne tells Lynn Freeman about Chloe's journey, which takes them from Melbourne to Stockholm in Sweden for treatment under the Mandometer method, of near death from malnutrition and eventual recovery, which, Anne says, is an offering of hope to other families who are going through the same ordeal. If you are affected by these issues visit Eating Disorder Advice NZ.
10:35 Book review
Rachel Eadie reviews Anything Is Possible by Elizabeth Strout. Published by Penguin Random House.
10:45 The Reading
11:05 New technology with Sarah Putt
Sarah Putt talks to Lynn Freeman about the possibility of Amazon coming to NZ, the Game of Thrones hacking and Bitcoin's value soaring.
11:25 Second Chance Learning
Each year over 10 percent of young people leave school with no formal qualifications. Lynne Brice is Head of School Foundation and Bridging at the Open Polytechnic, previously director of second-chance education at Karanga Mai Young Parents College. She talks Lynn Freeman through the options for teenagers who want to have a second chance at learning.
11:45 Viewing with Paul Casserly
TV and film writer Paul Casserly has been watching new Netflix documentary on the Russian doping scandal, Icarus, plus 1980s drug drama Snowfall on Soho, and NZ International Film Festival music documentaries, Swagger of Thieves and Bill Direen: A Memory of Others.