Nine To Noon for Thursday 20 October 2016
09:05 McCullum on Cairns: " I want nothing more to do with him"
Brendon McCullum talks to Kathryn Ryan and answers questions about some of the biggest controversies surrounding his career, including the evidence he gave to the perjury trial of former teammate Chris Cairns, and why he took so long to come forward with it.
09:30 Otago leaf fossils help solve major climate mystery
As Antarctica melts, pushing sea levels higher, scientists in New Zealand and America have been looking at a similar phenomenon, 23 million years ago, using ancient leaves. The study has proved for the first time, a link between a CO2 spike and the ancient melt. Kathryn Ryan talks to one of the study's authors, Beth Fox from the University of Waikato.
09:45 UK correspondent Tim Sculthorpe
Daily Mail deputy political editor Tim Sculthorpe: Teresa May's first meeting with EU countries since becoming PM, UKIP falling apart and Nicola Sturgeon's fresh call for a referendum on Scottish independence and when will the Heathrow decision land?
10:05 Wildlife photographer and author Neville Peat.
Kathryn Ryan talks with wildlife photographer and author of over 40 books - on geography, biography, natural history and the environment. Fascinated by wild and remote environments, and unique fauna and flora, Neville Peat has explored much of New Zealand and the South Pacific, from the far-flung tropical atolls of Tokelau, to the snow and ice of the Ross Dependency, Antarctica.
10:35 Book review - "I am Brian Wilson" by Brian Wilson
Reviewed by Charlotte Ryan, published by Hachette.
10:45 The Reading
Slings and Arrows written and read by Sarah Boddy (Part 4 of 5)
11:05 New technology with Andy Linton
Andy Linton on the shutting down of investigative journalist Brian Krebs website by probably the biggest DDOS (Distributed Denial of Service) attack in history following coverage of cyber criminals. What are the implications?
11:25 Dealing with the tough times
How to help you child navigate difficult emotions like friendships gone wrong & school disappointments - and when to back off. Jenny Hale is a senior family coach at, The Parenting Place in Auckland.
11:45 Viewing with Sarah McMullan
Sarah McMullan reviews TV 1s Dirty Laundry, movies Louis Theroux's My Scientology Movie, Shin Godzilla, El Clan and Inferno.