Nine To Noon for Monday 12 November 2012
09:05 NZ banks make record profits but are they being protected from losses if they fail?
Bernard Hickey, financial commentator; and Prasanna Gai, Auckland University Professor of Macroeconomics and former senior advisor at the Bank of England.
09:25 Are white collar criminals getting favourable treatment?
Dr John Pratt, criminologist at Victoria University's Social Policy Department.
09:45 Europe correspondent Seamus Kearney
EU budget collapse in disarray, the French government unveils gay marriage law and Denmark scraps controversial 'fat tax'.
10:05 Professor Stephen Luby - water and public health expert
What are the issues around global water shortages and health that will affect everyone in the coming decades? Stephen Luby is visiting Otago University as a keynote speaker at the Otago International Health Research Network conference.
10:35 Book Review with Anne Else
Two Brothers by Ben Elton
Published by Bantam Press
10:45 The Reading: Wulf by Hamish Clayton
The award-winning story of Te Rauparaha's surprise raid in 1831 when he chartered an English trader's ship to take his war party from Kapiti to Banks Peninsula for an attack on his Kai Tahu enemy. (Part 6 of 10)
11:05 Political commentators Matthew Hooton and Josie Pagani
The fall out from the Pike river commission findings, the unemployment figures and Labour's conference.
11:30 Guest chef Catherine Bell
Food and travel writer, chair of Garden to Table Trust; and wine commentator John Hawkesby
11:45 Off The Beaten Track with Kennedy Warne
Kennedy recounts the joy of cycling and how sharks' mating system is based on choosy females and performance-oriented males.