Nine To Noon for Wednesday 14 September 2011
09:05 Are insurance companies holding back the rebuilding of Canterbury by refusing to provide new cover and trying to minimize payouts on damage claims?
Reverend Mike Coleman of the Riverside Residents Association; and Chris Ryan, chief executive of the Insurance Council.
09:40 The government's been accused of nationalising the Auckland waterfront - are the steps its taking an overreaction and polticially driven?
Cameron Brewer, Auckland Councillor; and Greg O'Connor, president of the Police Association.
09:45 Australian correspondent Karen Middleton
10:05 World Vision aid worker Tristan Clements
Tristan is the country programme manager for World Vision Emergency Response Team, working for World Vision Australia. He has recently returned from Ethiopia, Kenya, and was up near the Somali border at the Dadaab refugee camp, the world's largest refugee camp.
10:25 Book Review with Carole Beu
The Lost Wife by Alyson Richman
Published by Hodder
10:45 Reading: A Gun In My Hand by Gordon Slatter (Episode 3 of 10)
With a gun in his hand and bitterness in his heart, a man has returned to settle things once and for all with the men and women he has avoided ever since the war.
11:05 Music review with Marty Duda
Indie musician Annie Clark who records under the name St. Vincent. She started out playing with a group called The Polyphonic Spree and then toured with Sufjan Stevens.
St. Vincent released her first album in 2007. Marry Me was put together by Clark using her laptop and playing most of the instrument herself. The new St. Vincent album, Strange Mercy, was released this week.
1. These Days (3:19) - St. Vincent taken from 2007 single (Beggars Banquet)
2. Paris Is Burning (4:41) - St. Vincent taken from 2007 album, "Marry Me" (Beggars Banquet)
3. Black Rainbow (4:11) - St. Vincent taken from 2009 album "Actor" (4AD)
4. Cheerleader (3:35) - St. Vincent taken from 2011 album "Strange Mercy" (4AD)
Marty will feature another track from the new album on his website: www.13thfloor.co.nz
11:30 Legal commentator Andrew Scott Howman
Employment law issues.
11:45 Arts commentator Courtney Johnston
The large-scale Oceania exhibition, split over two Wellington venues, is a bid for Rugby World Cup visitors’ eyes and dollars. Is it working? And are the two shows worth seeing even if you’re from around here?