Nine To Noon for Monday 26 November 2012
09:05 The closure of residential special needs school
Angela Guptill's daughter Savanna is a student at Salisbury school – she has been diagnosed with mulitple conditions including Asperger's, obsessive-compulsive disorder, attention deficiency disorder and bipolar disorder.
09:30 Should residents still living in Christchurch's red zone be paying full rates?
Richard Clark, Dallington resident who says he shouldn't have to pay full rates on his red-zoned home because the surrounding neighbourhood is in a state of disrepair.
09:45 Europe correspondent Seamus Kearney
The EU Summit; key vote in Spain's Catalonia region; and France's main rightwing party in danger of imploding.
10:05 Rhona Fraser - trail-blazing aviator
Rhona Fraser was the first woman after World War II to gain her private pilot's license, and to fly solo in a tiger moth from the Wellington Aero Club. In 1960 she established the New Zealand Association of Women in Aviation, designed to support anyone who's passionate about anything that flies. These days the 85-year-old combines her love of flying with living on a lifestyle property where she breeds Arabian horses, and specialty-breed cows.
10:35 Book Review with Siobhan Harvey
The Cleaner of Chartres by Salley Vickers
Published by Viking
10:45 Reading: One Flat Coyote on the Centre Line by Karen Goa. Told by Amelia Nurse (Part 1 of 10)
Travel writer Karen Goa and her husband travel across their native Canada after 20 years enjoying the New Zealand good life.
11:05 Political commentators Matthew Hooton and Josie Pagani
11:30 Guest chef Phillip Kraal and wine commentator Keith Stewart
Phillip Kraal is a Christchurch restaurateur involved with Fight for Christchurch. His charity is Christchurch Earthquake Survivors Trust – a group of 23 people deeded by the Red Cross to be the worst injured. There are 16 fighters on the night, each has chosen from four charities and each are raising money by getting sponsorship to fight for their charity.
11:45 Urbanist Tommy Honey
When thinking about how we might build in the future we have a great opportunity to think about what we will build.