Nine To Noon for Friday 17 June 2011
09:05 Canterbury University seeks government financial help to cope with quake fallout
Dr Rod Carr, Vice Chancellor of Canterbury University, which expects to lose more than 1500 students, resulting in a $14 million drop in revenue.
09:20 High NZ dollar cuts fruit exporter returns
Leon Stallard, apple grower from Hawkes Bay and president of the Hawke's Bay Fruitgrowers' Association; and Doug Steel, BNZ economist who focusses on agriculture.
09:35 The annual Cook Strait whale count
Nadine Bott, DOC marine ecologist in charge of the annual whale count.
09:45 Pacific correspondent Mike Field
The turmoil in Papua New Guinea, the Samoan Prime Minister in Australia and an update on the spat between Fiji and Tonga.
10:05 Juliane Koepcke - sole survivor of a plane crash over the Amazon
Juliane Kopcke was the sole survivor of a plane crash over the Amazon in 1971. The daughter of two prominent zoologists, she was training to be a zoologist herself, and was travelling to Peru on a flight with her mother. The plane crashed into the Amazon rainforest killing everyone else on board. Now Dr Juliane Diller, she tells us her incredible story of survival, her career as a mammalogist specialising in bats, and why she continues to return to Peru.
10:30 Children's Book Review with John McIntyre
Mending Lucille by J.R. Poulter & Sarah Davis
Published by Lothian
The Important Things by Peter Carnavas
New Frontier Publishing
The Bear and The Wildcat by Kazumi Yumoto, illustrated by Komako Sakai
Published by Gecko Press
10:45 Reading: Whim Wham - the satirical verses of Allen Curnow
Read by Stuart Devenie, with the news of the day (art 5 of 5).
11:05 New Music with Chris Bourke
Song: Cold Feet
Artist: Liam Finn
Composer: Liam Finn
Video: Cold Feet
Song: Kiss the Specifics
Artist: Joan as Police Woman
Album: The Deep Field
Composer: Joan Wasser
Video: Kiss the Specifics
Artist: Garland Jeffreys
Album: The King of In Between
Composer: Garland Jeffreys
Label: Luna Park
Video: Coney Island Winter
Song: My Darlin' New Orleans
Artist: Lil Queen & the Percolators (Various Artists)
Album: Treme: Music from the HBO Original Series
Composer: Ron Cuccia/Ramsey McLean/Charles Neville
11:30 Sports commentator Richard Boock
Swimming New Zealand facing a governance shake-up; the netball team Central Pulse posts another six-figure loss; the Rugby World Cup Twitter ban for All Blacks; and back-ups for Ritchie McCaw and Dan Carter have been identified.
11:45 Week That Was with Dai Henwood and Gemma Gracewood