Nine To Noon for Monday 12 December 2011
09:05 Claims that a public survey backing more extensive alcohol reforms was buried
Professor Doug Sellman, Professor of Psychiatry and Addiction Medicine, Christchurch Medical School. Spokesman for Alcohol Action NZ; and Peter Dunne, Associate Minister of Health.
09:20 Law Commission review of new media regulation
Professor John Burrows, Law Commissioner, and the co-author of the just released Law Commission review of new media regulation.
09:45 Middle East correspondent Irris Makler
Egypt's parliamentary elections, Syria's president rebuffs UN claims of bloody repression and a former Israel president starts a prison term for rape.
10:05 Big Year Interview - Mark Quigley
Canadian-born Mark Quigley is a senior lecturer in Active Tectonics and Geomorphology at the Department of Geological Sciences at the University of Canterbury. He's become an unwitting star as the go-to scientific voice throughout the Canterbury earthquakes, using plain language to help people understand what's behind the earthquake sequence. He's also had his own personal quake story - his Avonside home was badly damaged and is in the red zone.
10:35 Book Review with Lance Wiggs
Tweeting the Universe by Marcus Chown and Govert Schilling
Published by Faber
10:45 Reading. The Crime of Huey Dunstan by James McNeish (Part 6 of 10)
Ches talks with Huey who is in hospital and learns what happened to him as a child. Lawrence decides to appeal.
Audio will be available here after broadcast.
11:05 Politics with Matthew Hooton and Mike Williams
The final election results, deals with minor parties and the Labour leadership roadshow.
11:30 Guest chef Niki Bezzant and wine commentator John Hawkesby
Gazpacho salmon salad with roasted tomato dressing.
Duck, mandarin and radish salad.
11:45 Urbanist Tommy Honey
The "maker" movement that could change how science is taught and boost innovation.