Nine To Noon

Monday 11 July 2011, with Kathryn Ryan

Show notes

09:05 Phone hacking scandal sends tremors through the UK political establishment

Mark Lewis, the lawyer for the parents of Milly Dowler, the UK schoolgirl who went missing and whose voicemail was hacked by the News of the World - with some messages even deleted.

09:25 The impact of a serious earthquake on the Alpine Fault would have on the South Island's tourism industry

Dr Caroline Orchiston has a background in earth sciences and tourism studies at Otago University and has studied the impact of a serious quake on the Alpine Fault on the tourism industry.

09:45 Europe correspondent Seamus Kearney

Europe's war of words with credit ratings agencies; French investigators open Dominique Strauss-Kahn probe; and an EU clampdown on cross-border driving offences.

10:05 Sean Simpson - green tech entrepreneur

The co-founder and head of the science team at LanzaTech – a privately owned, NZ-based company which has developed and patented a microbe that eats polluting gases and excretes ethanol.

10:35 Book review with Lance Wiggs

Sex on the Moon by Ben Mezrich
Published by Heinemann

10:45 Reading: Pandora's Box by Matthew O'Sullivan

The first of five new Hartley Manners Stories

11:05 Politics with Deborah Coddington and Sue Bradford

The ACT party's newspaper advertisement headlined "Fed up with pandering to Maori radicals" and Labour's capital gains tax policy.

11:25 Chef Paul Liebrandt and wine with John Hawkesby

Paul Liebrandt melds the tradition of classical cuisine with a contemporary, personal approach to ingredients and technique and a uniquely graphic visual style. His most recent restaurant, Corton in New York has been honored with two Michelin stars, three stars by The New York Times, and enshrinement in Esquire magazine's industry pantheon, its Best New Restaurants. he is also the subject of a new documentary screening at the New Zealand International Film Festival; A Matter of Taste, which follows him over a decade.

Foie Chantilly
Black Sable

11:45 Urbanist Tommy Honey

Why urban brains behave differently from rural ones.

Links:
A New York state of mind, The Economist
City Life Could Change Your Brain for the Worse, Wired News
Digital Overload Is Frying Our Brains, Wired
Physiological Tests Confirm Therapeutic Effects of 'Forest Bathing', Japan For Sustainability

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