Nine To Noon for Thursday 6 September 2012
09:05 Job cuts at the Tiwai alumunium smelter
Job cuts at the Tiwai alumunium smelter at a time when it is trying to negotiate a cheaper power deal with Meridian Energy. Brian Gaynor, executive director of Milford Asset Management.
09:25 The delay in the sale of Mighty River Power and the upcoming national hui on water rights
Nick Davidson is a retired commercial lawyer who has been involved in fisheries, forestry and Ngai Tahu settlements.
09:45 UK correspondent Kate Adie
10:05 Feature Guest - Ken Budd, author of The Voluntourist
Voluntourism - When his father died, Ken Budd was spurred to create a legacy beyond "being tall, and enjoying watching TV". His voluntourism stints began within the US, helping clean-up New Orleans post-Hurricane Katrina. It's also taken him to Costa Rica, Ecuador, China, the West Bank, and Kenya.
10:35 Book Review with Jolisa Gracewood
N-W by Zadie Smith
Published by Hamish Hamilton
10:45 Reading: Fellow Citizens by Owen Marshall (Part 1 of 2)
Read by Stuart Devenie
What is it to be a New Zealander?
11:05 New Technology with Donald Clark
Printable guns; New Zealand security community wants to grow; and grass roots CryptoParties.
11:20 Archaeology and heritage issues with Brigid Gallagher
Volcanism in light of the recent White Island and Tongariro eruptions - the implications for archaeology and heritage; apps for virtual heritage tours; and the rise in the potential for armchair archaeology with the advent of Google Earth, satellite technology etc.
11:45 Media commentator Gavin Ellis
A new editor for The Press, plus Twitter, trolls and Charlotte Dawson's media management.
Music played in this show
Only a Dream - Tim Finn
From his 2008 album The Conversation
Too Close for Comfort - Michael Buble
From the Ella Fitzerald Tribute Album
Going Back in Time - Artisan Guns
From their 2010 EP Hearts
Back On Your Side - Chris Isaak