Nine To Noon for Thursday 2 December 2010
09:05 Remembrance service for 29 Pike River miners
Tim Mora, the Anglican Minister of the Cobden/Runanga area, who is leading this afternoon's service for the 29 men who died in the Pike River mine disaster. Prime Minister John Key is is calling on all New Zealanders to observe a two-minute silence at 2pm, the time the service is due to start.
09:15 Remembrance service for 29 Pike River miners
Debra Norton, the manager of the Greymouth Post Office who has made thousands of yellow ribbons for people to wear in Greymouth, initially as a symbol of hope, for the Pike River miners; and Con Richards, 76-year-old volunteer caretaker of the Omoto racecourse, where the service is being held.
09:35 Urban traffic issues - what does NZ need to consider?
Professor David Hensher is the Founding Director of the Institute of Transport and Logistics Studies (ITLS) and Professor of Management at the University of Sydney.
09:45 UK correspondent Matthew Parris
10:05 Rio Hemopo - musician
Rio Hemopo is involved with bands such as Fat Freddy's Drop and Trinity Roots. He is also one of the subjects of the documentary Hiding Behind the Green Screen about the impact of cannabis on young Māori. The film is one of seven New Zealand films that has been officially selected by the Documentary Edge Festival and will screen in February. It has already been an official selection for the Duke City Docfest, New Mexico, USA.
10:30 Book Review with Sonja de Freiz
I Still Dream About You by Fannie Flagg
Published by Chatto & Windus
10:45 Reading: The Conquest of Mount Cook by Freda du Faur
An account of Freda Du Faur's conquest to climb Mount Cook in 1910. (Part 4 of 5)
Nigel discusses WikiLeaks' claims that China has been hacking into government systems around the world and why some rock stars announced online they are dead - but just for today!
11:30 Zero waste fashion design
Holly McQuillan, Lecturer in fashion design at Massey University's College of Creative Arts; and Timo Rissanen, Assistant Professor of Fashion Design and Sustainability at Parsons The New School for Design in New York.
Holly McQuillan and two outfits embedded in a single zero-waste pattern. Photo by Thomas McQuillan.
11:45 Film Review with Graeme Tuckett
Graeme discusses Monsters, The Disappearance of Alice Creed and La Danse.