Nine To Noon for Thursday 6 March 2014
09:05 The heightened flood risk for Christchurch after the quakes
Gerry Brownlee is the Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Minister. Hugo Kristinsson is a South Brighton resident who stood for mayor last year on the issue of flood risk and land damage. David Stringer is the spokesperson for the community lobby group Insurance Watch - which has been seeking answers from the council since 2011 about the flood risk to the city.
09:30 Push for more schools to teach Chinese
Massey University Chinese language lecturer Dr Rosemary Haddon.
09:45 UK correspondent Dame Ann Leslie
10:05 Feature: Jee Hyun Kim - Neuroscientist specialising in memory and forgetting
Jee Hyun Kim is head of the Developmental Psychobiology Lab at the Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health in Melbourne. She's a neuroscientist who does research into memory and forgetting.
10:35 Book review with Gail Pittaway
Black Moon by Kenneth Calhoun.Published by Hogarth
One of a series of a short stories by Robin McFarland, all set in Salt, a fictitious town on the West Coast of the South Island. Max Walker's life is a chapter of accidents.
11:05 New technology commentator Erika Pearson
Discusses Yahoo, chatrooms and spying, internet neutrality and seeking out information in the digital age.
11:30 Parenting - Baby whisperer Sharlene Poole
Sharlene Poole is a parenting expert specialising in babies.
11:45 Film reviewer Dan Slevin
Discusses new releases The Rocket, Stories We Tell, 3 Mile Limit.
Music played in this show
Title: You Say
Artist: Claude Rains
Album: Claude Rains
Title: Don't Knock
Artist: Mavis Staples
Album: You Are Not Alone
Title: Dream A Little Dream Of Me
Artist: Ella Fitzgerald and Louis Armstrong
Composer: Andre / Khan / Schwandt