Nine To Noon for Thursday 11 April 2013
09:05 Should individuals be held to account for the Pike River tragedy?
Nicholas Davidson QC represented the Pike River families at the Royal Commission of Inquiry into the tragedy.
09:20 House affordability
Kay Saville-Smith is the director of the Centre for Research, Evaluation and Social Assessment (CRESA); and Michael Littlewood, co-director of the Retirement Policy and Research Centre at Auckland University.
09:45 UK correspondent Dame Ann Leslie
10:05 James Owen Weatherall - The Physics of Wall Street
James Owen Weatherall defends the use of mathematic modelling and physics in finance, despite their role in the 2008 global economic crisis. He's a physicist, philosopher, and the author of The Physics of Wall Street - A Brief History of Predicting the Unpredictable, published by Scribe.
10:30 Book Review with Quentin Johnson
Unsinkable by Debbie Reynolds and Dorian Hannaway
Published by HarperCollins
10:45 Reading: Bitten by the Bullet by Steve Krzystyniak and Karen Goa
Read by Jacob Rajan.
Bitten by the Bullet is the story of how Steve Krzystyniak and his partner Lily came to set up and operate an innovative motorcycle tour company that takes small parties through the north-western Indian state of Rajasthan.
11:05 Technology with Sarah Putt
The legacy of Eric Hertz, 2degrees CEO; preventing another Novopay situation; and NZ trumps UK in harvesting websites.
11:20 Archaeology commentator Brigid Gallagher
Christchurch cathedral design options; Tony Robinson in New Zealand filming Time Walks; the large gun excavated from Fort Gordon in Wellington.
11:45 Film reviewer Graeme Tuckett
Trance, Performance and Rust and Bone.