Nine To Noon for Monday 25 September 2017
09:05 Political commentators Stephen Mills and Matthew Hooton
Post election analysis with our regular commentators, as both major parties look to negotiate a deal with Winston Peters and New Zealand First.
09:30 Sensory room for anxious students
Otago Polytechnic has trialled a sensory room aimed at helping students with anxiety. The project was conceived by two third-year Bachelor of Occupational Therapy students. One of them, Natalie Heinz, talks to Kathryn about the project's success.
09:45 German correspondent Ira Spitzer
Ira reports from Berlin where Germany has just gone to the polls.
10:05 Standing up to the tech giants
Executive Director of the Open Markets Institute, Barry Lynn, talks to Kathryn Ryan about his concerns over Google's growing power as a monopoly. Barry says he lost his job as senior fellow at the Washington think tank the New America Foundation after issuing a statement in support of the EU's €2.42 billion fine of the tech giant. Independent non-profit organization, The Open Markets Institute, aims to expose how the power and structure of the likes of Google, Amazon, and Facebook pose a threat to the economy, and democracy.
10:35 Book review
A Column of Fire by Ken Follett.
10:45 The Reading
Embracing The Dragon by Polly Greeks (Part 1 of 10)
11:05 How will the government be formed?
National and Labour look to strike a deal with NZ First. How will the next government be formed and what shape could it be? Kathryn talks with Victoria University public law specialist Dr Dean Knight.
11:30 Recipes from an English Garden
Auckland-born, UK-based gardener, Aaron Bertlesen, talks vegetables and planting with Kathryn and has two recipes to make the most of kale and fennel.
11:45 Off the beaten track with Kennedy Warne - a visit to China
China's exhibition on the history of New Zealand's national parks on display at Beijing's Museum of Chinese Gardens and Landscape Architecture; the inspiring Chinese sense of landscape aesthetics, and the Chinese government's interest in developing an "ecological civilisation."
Music played in this show
Artist: The War on Drugs
Song: Red Eyes
Album: Lost in the Dream
Label: Secretly Canadian
Broadcast time: 9:33am