Nine To Noon for Friday 4 March 2011
09:05 Schools in Christchurch
Anne Tolley, Minister of Education
09:20 Influx of Christchurch residents seeking refuge in Timaru
The South Canterbury town's population has swollen by around 20% - what impact is that having on social services, accommodation and schools?
Timaru Mayor, Janie Annear discusses how they are coping with the sudden influx.
9:30 News bulletin
09:35 Financial assistance in the wake of the Canterbury earthquake
Paula Bennett, Minister for Social Development and Employment.
09:45 Pacific correspondent Mike Field
10:05 Jim Mervis - Biotechnology
Managing Director of Bioscience Strategies NZ Ltd and Chairman of CoDa Therapeutics Inc.
10:30 News bulletin
10:30 Book Review with Gail Pittaway
A Hidden Affair by Pam Jenoff
Published by Sphere
10:45 Reading. 'Neighbours' a short story by Owen Marshall.
11:05 New Music with Chris Bourke
11:30 News bulletin
11:30 Sports commentator Richard Boock
New Zealand's match against Zimbabwe in the Cricket World Cup tonight, and the charity event being organised by Stephen Fleming, as well as the Rugby Super 15 and NZ wins the hosting rights for 2015 Under-20 World Cup.
11:45 The Week That Was
Two Cantabrians, David Haywood and Jane Bowron.