Nine To Noon for Thursday 2 February 2012
09:05 Frustration boils over in Christchurch about the dysfunctional city council
Christchurch City councillors Yani Johanson and Helen Broughton.
09:30 Will a European embargo on oil exports from Iran cause more harm than good?
Professor Paul Stevens, a Senior Research Fellow at Chatham House in London, and expert on international oil markets and Middle East politics.
09:45 UK correspondent Jon Dennis
The al-Qaeda inspired gang that admitted plotting to bomb London; and Sir Fred Goodwin, the former boss of the Royal Bank of Scotland, is stripped of his knighthood and his successor forgoes his bonus.
10:05 Mike Ardagh - Emergency medicine specialist
Specialist emergency physician at Christchurch Hospital, who is chairing a research group which is looking into the health implications of the earthquakes. His work in improving the efficiency and performance of emergency departments was recognised in the New Year's Honours.
10:35 Book Review with Gail Pittaway
The Sea on our Skin by Madeleine Tobert
Published by Hodder & Stoughton
10:45 Reading: Losing It by Sandy McKay (Part 9 of 10)
Jo finally agrees to see her father.
Audio will be available here after broadcast.
11:05 New Technology with Donald Clark
11:20 Brigid Gallagher - Heritage series
Archaeologist Brigid Gallagher discusses historic mining remains; railway cycle tracks; how to make heritage and archaeology interesting to the young; and how possum teeth can help pinpoint the origin of human remains.
11:45 Media commentator Gavin Ellis
Coverage of the Crafar farms sale and the difficulties and rewards of stories that involve the reporter's own relatives.