Guest details for Saturday 26 February 2011

From 8:00 to 10:00 Kim Hill and Simon Mercep host a Morning Report Special.

10:08 Hamish Campbell: earthquake geology

Hamish Campbell is a geologist and paleontologist at GNS Science, and the author, with Gerard Hutching, of In Search of Ancient New Zealand (Penguin, ISBN: 978-0-14-302088-2).

10:38 Fiona Parks: Rangiora Earthquake Express

Fiona Parks is a spokesperson for the Rangiora Earthquake Express, and is asking Christchurch residents to provide hot food that can then be delivered by helicoptor to badly affected areas such as Bexley and Wainoni.

10:40 Win Clark: earthquake engineering

Win Clark is a retired structural engineer, and executive officer of the New Zealand Society of Earthquake Engineers.

10:50 Sven Baker: design and plumbing

Sven Baker is Group CEO of Designworks, and was in the Fazzaz building on Lichfield Street that suffered a collapse during the earthquake. Designworks, in partnership with the Designers Institute of New Zealand, is looking to launch Design Aid in response to the tragedy, and is teaming up with the New Zealand plumbing industry to assist on a volunteer basis to help fix domestic water and sewerage for affected residents in Christchurch.

11:10 Craig Nevill-Manning: Google Person Finder

New Zealander Craig Nevill-Manning is Director of New York Engineering for Google, and helped develop Google Person Finder after the 2010 Haiti earthquake, to help locate missing friends and family members.

10:15 Nat Torkington: the Christchurch Recovery Map

Technologist Nathan Torkington is the organiser of FOO Camp, and was part of the volunteer team that created the Christchurch Recovery Map, listing community information by citizens for citizens.

11:25 Roger Dennis: innovation and strategy

Until late this week, Roger Dennis was based in Christchurch, where he consults in foresight and innovation, supporting government bodies and companies across Asia and Australasia.

11:30 Lou Sanson: issues on the ice

CEO of Antarctica New Zealand, talking about the problems faced in closing the season in Antarctica for the winter.

11:33 Laurie Johnson: reconstruction

Laurie Johnson has over 20 years of experience in urban planning and disaster-related consulting, management and research, and has studied most of the world's recent major urban disasters, including the 2010 Chile and 2008 China earthquakes, 2005 and 2004 US hurricanes, World Trade Center collapse, and the 1995 Kobe and 1994 California earthquakes. With Robert B. Olshansky she is the author of Clear as Mud (American Planning Association), about the rebuilding of New Orleans following Hurricane Katrina.

11:45 David Haywood and Jen Hay: relocation

David Haywood writes the Southerly blog at Public Address, and is the author of the books My First Stabbing, The New Zealand Reserve Bank Annual 2010, and (with illustrator Peter Adamson, The Hidden Talent Of Albert Otter, all available at Public Address Books. Jen Hay is the director of the New Zealand Institute of Language, Brain and Behaviour. They are the parents of Bob and Polly, and until Tuesday lived in a house in Christchurch.

11:55 Simon Morton: mucking in

Simon Morton is the host of the Radio New Zealand programme This Way Up. He reports from Sumner in Christchurch, where he is on leave, assisting friends affected by the earthquake.

Studio operators

Wellington engineer: Carol Jones
Newsreader: Stuart Keith