Nine To Noon

Thursday 5 September 2013, with Kathryn Ryan

Show notes

09:05 Fonterra's operational report into the botulism scare finds significant errors

Jacqueline Rowarth, professor of agribusiness at Waikato University; James Stewart, Federated Farmers Manawatu Dairy Chairman; and Fonterra's Director of Strategy Maury Leyland.

09:20 Encrypted email

Ladar Levison - owner of the encrypted email service Lavabit, reportedly used by NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden - on his decision to shut down the service to prevent US government spying.          

Link: Lavabit on Facebook

09:45 UK correspondent Jon Dennis              

10:05 Glen Singleman and Heather Swan - base jumping and wingsuit-flying couple          

Dr Glenn Singleman and Heather Swan are husband-and-wife adventurers. The Sydney couple have several world records under their belts – including the world's highest base jump in a wingsuit from 6,604 metres on Mt Meru in the Indian Himalayas. Glenn is also a doctor in emergency and intensive care with a special interest in the physiology and psychology of fear.

10:35 Book Review with Don Rood

Passchendaele: The Anatomy of a Tragedy by Andrew MacDonald
Published by HarperCollins NZ, RRP$44.99

10:45 The Reading: Death of a Dog, a short story by Dan Davin

Read by Ken Blackburn.                                                               

11:05 New Technology with Sarah Putt 

Microsoft buys Nokia; Apple to launch its new iPhone next week; and NZ to trial online voting in 2016.            

11:30 Parenting commentator Pepper Schwartz

Pepper Schwartz is professor of sociology at the University of Washington and the author or co-author of 17 books. She discusses helping children understand and deal with the highly sexualised images in society – particularly those associated with pop music.      

11:45 TV reviewer Lara Strongman

Lara Strongman reviews The Dome, Vicious and the frustrations of watching characters on Coronation Street who were written out months ago in the UK.

Audio

Audio from Thursday 5 September 2013

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  • Fonterra's operational report into the botulism scare ( 27′ 48″ )

    09:09 Jacqueline Rowarth, professor of agribusiness at Waikato University; James Stewart, Federated Farmers Manawatu dairy chairman; and Fonterra's director of strategy, Maury Leyland.

  • Encrypted email service ( 16′ 8″ )

    09:37 Ladar Levison - owner of the encrypted email service Lavabit, reportedly used by NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden - on his decision to shut down the service to prevent US government spying.

  • UK Correspondent - Jon Dennis ( 6′ 3″ )

    09:53 The political debate over the Syria crisis, and two Coronation Street stars face sex charges.

  • Glen Singleman and Heather Swan - base jumping ( 35′ )

    10:06 Dr Glenn Singleman and Heather Swan are husband-and-wife adventurers. The Sydney couple have several world records under their belts, including the world's highest base jump in a wingsuit - 6,604 metres on Mt Meru in the Indian Himalayas. Glenn is also a doctor in emergency and intensive care with a special interest in the physiology and psychology of fear.

  • Book Review - Passchendaele: The Anatomy of a Tragedy ( 4′ 25″ )

    10:41 Don Rood reviews 'Passchendaele: The Anatomy of a Tragedy' by Andrew MacDonald, published by HarperCollins NZ.

  • New Technology with Sarah Putt ( 11′ 48″ )

    11:10 Microsoft buys Nokia, Apple to launch its new iPhone next week, Samsung unveils a smartwatch and NZ to trial online voting in 2016.

  • Parenting commentator - Pepper Schwartz ( 20′ 34″ )

    11:22 Pepper Schwartz is professor of sociology at the University of Washington and the author or co-author of 17 books. She discusses helping children understand and deal with the highly sexualised images in society - particularly those associated with pop music.

  • TV reviewer - Lara Strongman ( 13′ 33″ )

    11:46 Lara Strongman reviews The Dome, Vicious and the frustrations of watching characters on Coronation Street who were written out months ago in the UK.