Nine To Noon for Thursday 27 January 2011
09:05 Asset sales
Brian Gaynor, Executive Director Milford Asset Management; Roger Kerr, Executive Director, Business Roundtable; and Bill Rosenberg, Economist, Council of Trade Unions.
09:20 State of te reo Maori
Dr Rangi Mataamua, Academic at Massey University; and Dr Winifred Bauer, Victoria University linguist.
09:45 UK correspondent Matthew Parris
10:05 Bernard Card - agriculturalist
Bernard Card is an agriculturist and business manager for 36 years, and had various roles from 1969-1987 at the Department of Lands and Survey. Involved in establishing Landcorp, Bernard was General Manager since incorporation in 1987 until his recent retirement.
Bernard has had a lifetime of involvement in land management from farming to conservation with experience in landscape, native vegetation and wetland protection. He is a member of the NZ Ornithological Society and a trustee of the Pauatahanui Inlet Community Trust.
10:30 Book Review - Best Books of 2010 with Mary McCallum
Katherine Mansfield The Storyteller by Kathleeen Jones
Published by Penguin
Ephraim's Eyes by Bryan Walpert
Published by Pewter Rose Press
Lie of the Land by Pat White
Published by Victoria University Press
These I Have Loved edited by Harvey McQueen
Published by Steele Roberts
Freedom by Jonathan Frantzen
Published by 4th Estate
10:45 Reading:Into the Wider World, by Brian Turner
Brian Turner, the quintessential Central Otago man - celebrated poet, social commentator, wilderness wanderer and fly fisher - reads selections from his book. (Part 4 of 10)
Nigel reviews what's been happening in the tech world in the past month including a man facing five years in jail for reading his wife's email.
11:20 The Amazing Five Year Old - tips and practical advice for getting a child ready for school
Colleen Young is a former new entrants teacher who's written a book called The Amazing Five Year Old: Getting Ready for School In New Zealand, published by Hodder Moa.
11:45 Film Reviewer Graeme Tuckett
The latest films getting awards attention - Black Swan, starring Natalie Portman and The King's Speech, which leads the Oscar nominations.