Nine To Noon for Wednesday 30 November 2011
09:05 Workers raise fears about safety at the Huntly East coal mine
Bernie Monk, father of 23 year old Michael Monk, who died in the Pike River mine explosion just over a year ago, says a friend who has worked at the Huntly East Coal mine - where methane levels spiked earlier this month - has told him he is concerned about safety at the North Island mine. David Feickert, mining safety specialist; and Ged O'Connell, Engineering, Printing and Manufacturing Union's Assistant National Secretary.
09:30 Mangere Community Health Centre, a new major community health hub
The first major community health hub with a range of services under one roof - can it make a real difference to the health outcomes for low socio-economic groups in its area?
The Mangere Community Health Centre was opened earlier this month, and includes GPs as well as a diabetes hub with free services such as a dietician, podiatry, retinal care, mental health and smoking cessation. Michael Lamont, Chief Executive.
09:45 Australia correspondent Ray Moynihan
The latest plan for Australia's biggest waterway, the Murray Darling; and Julian Assange.
10:05 Phoebe Hart
Phoebe Hart is a young Australian documentary filmmaker. She has made a documentary about her very personal story, being born intersex (with both male and female sex organs), her family's secrecy surrounding her condition and how she found out about it as a teenager. She will talk about the implications it has had on her life and relationships.
Her documentary Orchids: My Intersex Adventure, not only tells her story, but features other people living with intersex conditions.
Photo of Phoebe Hart by Priscilla Bracks
10:25 Book Review with Graham Beattie
The Drop by Michael Connelly
Published by Allen and Unwin Connelly
10:45 Reading: Treading Water by Robert Hewitt with Aaron Smale (Part 6 of 7)
Continuing Rob's story of surviving 75 hours floating alone at sea in the waters around Kapiti Island.
Audio will be available here after broadcast.
11:05 Music with Marty Duda: Cold Chisel
Australian rockers Cold Chisel led by Jimmy Barnes have broken up and reunited several times since the mid 1970s. They are about to play their first New Zealand shows in 30 years in support of their new greatest hits compilation: The Best Of Cold Chisel: All For You.
1. Khe Sanh - Cold Chisel taken from 1978 album 'Cold Chisel' (Warner Bros.)
2. Forever Now - Cold Chisel taken from 1982 album, 'Circus Animals' (Warner Bros.)
3. Goodbye (Astrid Goodbye) - Cold Chisel taken from 1999 album 'Last Stand' (Warner Bros.)
4. All For You - Cold Chisel taken from 2011 album, 'The Best Of Cold Chisel: All For You' (Warner Bros.)
Another song by Cold Chisel can be heard on www.13thfloor.co.nz: Yakuza Girls from their 1999 comeback album 'The Last Wave Of Summer'.
11:30 Legal commentator Grant Illingworth
The role of our new MPs in the new parliament; and what the role of parliament itself is in relation to the laws of the land.
11:45 Arts commentator Courtney Johnston
Taking the digital pulse of libraries, galleries and museums, looking at new and interesting ways to access and interact with collections from all over the world.
- Old Weather, National Maritime Museum, London: a citizen-science project where volunteers are helping transcribe the logbooks of Royal Navy ships from around the time of World War One.
- What's on the menu, New York Public Library: learning what people were eating a century ago in New York by transcribing NYPL's special collection of historical menus
- Australian Dress Register: Collecting examples and information about clothing in New South Wales before 1945, from public and private collections.
- History Pin: A global map for sharing pieces of people's personal histories to create a global resource
- Remix and Mash up competitions: Mix and Mash winners