Nine To Noon for Thursday 9 March 2017
09:05 Geopolitical shifts & impact on NZ
What will big geopolitical shifts like Brexit and the election of Donald Trump mean for New Zealand? Kathryn Ryan talks with Rodger Baker, an expert in geopolitical forecasting with the Texas based company StratFor. He is opening next week's CFO summit in Auckland.
09:30 Should heating your house be on prescription ?
Energy affordability is a significant problem in New Zealand, with many kiwi households finding it difficult to pay expensive heating bills and keep their homes warm and healthy. So exactly how much does improving energy efficiency in the home improve health ? And what can be done to get better results? University College London's Tadj Oreszczyn has been crunching data from millions of UK homes and has some innovative solutions.
09:45 UK correspondent Kate Adie
Kate Adie reports in from the UK the furore over business rates squeezing out small shopowners on the High Street and British reaction to Wikileaks latest spying allegations.
10:05 The colourful life and career of 96 year old Robin Dalton
Kathryn Ryan talks to 96 year-old Australian, Robin Dalton about her many decades living in the UK, where she has worked as an intelligence officer, and as a literary and theatrical agent. Her memoir, One Leg Over catalogues her romantic liasons, a divorce that caused scandal, being a society belle in war torn Britain and a career as a film producer and writer.
10:35 Book review
Lynne Browning reviews Clare Swatman's book Before You Go
10:45 The Reading
11:05 New technology with Sarah Putt
Sarah Putt on SnapChat's IPO, Silicon Valley incubator - Y Combinator's success - and how you can get involved...and printing pizza in space.
11:25 Parenting: Young Mum Amber Woods
Pregnant at 15, Amber Woods talks with Kathryn Ryan about her journey as a young mum, whilst completing school, and heading off to University. She's part way through an arts degree in sociology and anthropology.
11:45 Viewing with Sarah McMullan
Sarah McMullan has been watching US series Queen Sugar on TVNZ about a family sugar plantation in Louisiana and the new wolverine movie Logan, starring Hugh Jackman.
Music played in this show
09:35 Aaradhna - Under the Blue Moon
11:25 Major Lazer - Get Free