This programme was not broadcast as scheduled due to coverage of the earthquake in Christchurch. You can find audio of the coverage from 8:00 to 10:00 on the Morning Report page.

Guest details for Saturday Morning 4 September 2010

10:05 Warwick Smith

Warwick Smith is a senior seismologist at GNS Science.

10:15 Barbara Trapido

British novelist Barbara Trapido is the author of seven novels, including the semi-autobiographical Frankie & Stankie, and, most recently, Sex and Stravinsky (Bloomsbury, ISBN: 978-1-4088-0583-1).

10:45 Kate's Klassic

Kate Camp will discuss the 1860 gothic novel The Woman in White by Wilkie Collins (Penguin Classics, ISBN: 978-0-14-143961-7).

11:05 Richard Aldrich

Richard J Aldrich is a Professor of International Security at the University of Warwick. His main research interests lie in the area of intelligence and security communities. He is currently leading a team of eight scholars at the universities of Nottingham and Warwick who are examining the creation of the public record of the CIA in realms such as history, memoirs, novels and film. Richard recently completed a new book, GCHQ: The Uncensored Story of Britain's Most Secret Intelligence Agency (HarperCollins, ISBN 9780007357123).

11:35 Judith Binney

Encircled Lands - Te Urewera by Dame Judith Binney.Dame Judith Binney is Emeritus Professor of History at the University of Auckland, and the author of several books including Redemption Songs, which won the Montana Book of the Year in 1996. Her 2009 book, Encircled Lands: Te Urewera 1821-1920 (Bridget Williams Books, ISBN: 978-1-87724-244-1), repeated that achievement as NZ Post Book of the Year 2010, and her collection of essays from 1975-2010, Stories Without End (Bridget Williams Books, ISBN: 978-1-87724-247-2), will be published in November. Dame Judith will speak at the free event, Meet the 2010 New Zealand Post Book Awards Winners, with Fiction winner Alison Wong, and Poetry winner Brian Turner, in conversation with Kim Hill from 1:00-2:30pm on Sunday 5 September at Te Papa Tongarewa in Wellington.

Music played during the programme

Details of tracks and artists will be listed here shortly following broadcast.

Studio operators

Wellington engineer: Steve Burridge
Auckland engineer: Jeremy Ansell