Nine To Noon for Tuesday 10 December 2019
09:05 Tragedy on Whakaari/ White Island
With no more survivors on Whakaari/White Island after the volcanic eruptions there yesterday, the official death toll stands at five, with a further eight still officially still listed as missing. They are from Australia, America, Britain, China, Malaysia and New Zealand. 47 people were on the island yesterday: 31 are still in hospital, while three have been discharged. Kathryn Ryan speaks with volcanologist Ben Kennedy, Anne Tolley, the local MP for East Coast, RNZ reporter Andrew McRae who is in Whakatane and Phil van Dusschoten from Diveworks Charters Fishing and Diving, who has extensive experience of White Island and the tourism there.
09.40 Brexit overtaken by health in UK election: Sir John Curtice
Professor of Politics at Strathclyde University Sir John Curtice updates Kathryn Ryan with where the polls stand ahead of the UK elections on Thursday.
09:45 US correspondent David Smith
Washington bureau chief of The Guardian David Smith talks to Kathryn about the evidence for and against impeaching Donald Trump, Senator Kamala Harris's departure from the Democrats race and the death of one of the voices of Sesame Street.
10:05 Talk it over: the power of therapy
Dr Jacqui Winship is a Sydney-based clinical psychologist and psychotherapist, who along with Sydney University Professor in the School of Psychology, Gillian Straker, has written a book called The Talking Cure. In it, they take the reader inside the therapy room to meet nine clients who are ficitional amalgams of real-life cases, and explain how they have used talk therapy to resolve deep seated issues that affect their lives. Dr Winship says therapy should be an investment in future wellbeing, not just a reserved for those who've reached a crisis point.
10:35 Book review - Find Me by André Aciman
Ralph McAllister reviews Find Me by André Aciman, published by Faber. A new book by the author of Call Me by Your Name.
10:45 The Reading
Chute Thru by Janice Marriott read by Michael Whalley. Episode 7 of 10
11:05 Whakaari/White Island eruption: Westpac helicopter pilot
Westpac helicopter senior pilot James Tayler speaks with Kathryn Ryan about the search and rescue mission on Whakaari/White Island. James flew the third helicopter ferrying blood to the injured.
11:10 Business commentator Rod Oram
Business commentator Rod Oram talks to Kathryn about the sudden departure of a2 Milk's CEO, Jayne Hrdlicka, Z Energy gains from the government's fuel review and Zespri commercialises red kiwifruit.
11:30 Kiwi business aiming for a slice of a big market
Jake Millar's company is aiming for a slice of the billion dollar international business education market. The 23 year old is the founder and CEO of Unfiltered TV, a website which hosts around 300 interviews with global business leaders and entrepreneurs and has attracted more than 30 million views. He and co-founder Yuuki Ogino, also 23, were named in last year's Forbes Magazine "30 under 30" rankings of young up-and-coming business figures. The business has just closed another funding round, and raised $2.4 million from some heavy-weight investors. Jake Millar says the capital is to expand Unfiltered into the business education market and already has signups from the likes of MYOB and KPMG Asia.
11:45 Media commentator Gavin Ellis
Gavin says to restore reader confidence, The Otago Daily Times must publish the results of its review of processes that led to Garrick Tremain's offensive measles cartoon being published. And the latest JMaD Report on New Zealand media ownership paints a sorry picture in meticulous detail.
Gavin Ellis is a media commentator and former editor of the New Zealand Herald. He can be contacted on email@example.com