Nine To Noon for Friday 1 February 2008
On Nine to Noon Today
9:05 Environment report - soil quality
Brent Clothier from Hort Research speaking about soil quality; Ken Taylor, Environment Canterbury, speaking about water quality; and Sue Powell, General Manager Local Government Group, Ministry of the Environment
9:30 Career Change
Colin Smithies, Publican turned University Lecturer. He was a publican in Tapanui, Southland, then went back to university as an adult and is now a lecturer in Economics at Otago University.
9:45 Asia correspondent Phil O'Sullivan
10:05 88 year old UK ballet dancer
John Lowe, debut onstage ballet performance
Pete Bethune, Skipper of EARTHRACE, a biofuel powered "wave peircing" boat which attempted to set a new speed record for circumnavigating the globe in a powerboat.
10:40 Children's Book Review with John McIntyre
'Girl Stuff' by Kaz Cooke
'You Shut Up' by Eva Maria
'The Girlo Travel Survival Guide' by Anthea Paul
(Allen and Unwin)
10:50 Book Reading: 'Just Who Does he think He Is?'
Written and read by George Webby
(Part 8 of 10)
11:05 Music with Manu Taylor
The Vipers - 'Night & Day'
(self released by The Vipers)
Gillian Whitehead/Richard Nunns/NZ String Quartet/Alexa Still/Tuhonohono - 'Puhake Ki Te Rangi'
Andrew White - 'Traces of Silver'
11:30 Sport commentator Richard Becht
11:45 Week That Was
Radar and Michelle A'Court take a light hearted look at the events that shaped this week.