Nine To Noon for Tuesday 11 August 2009
09:05 Emissions Reduction Target
Tim Groser is the Climate Change Negotiations Minister, Jeanette Fitzsimons is the Green Party co-leader.
09:20 Tongan ferry sinking
Uliti Uata is a senior Tongan MP and the CEO of the Uata Shipping Line.
Lynley Hayes, Lincoln University
09:45 US correspondent Richard Adams
10:05 The Year We Disappeared - life on the run
Cylin Busby, author of the book 'The Year We Disappeared: life on the run in America'. Cylin was 9 years old when her father, a police officer, was shot and had a price on his head, family had to leave Massuchusetts and move to the South.
This book is written from the point of view of Cylin as a kid, with alternating chapters from her Father's viewpoint.
"The Year We Disappeared" by Cylin and John Busby, published by Bloomsbury and NZ RRP $21.99
10:30 Book Review with Penny Ashton
The Crowning Glory of Calla Lily Ponder by Rebecca Wells.
Published by HarperCollins.
10:45 Reading. Stepping Out- a short story by Patricia Grace
How my great grandmother met my great grandfather, who was actually two people with two sets of teeth.
11:05 Business with Rod Oram
Business and Economic commentator.
11:30 Richard Newsome, Children's author
Author of childrens book - The Billionaire's Curse, the first in a planned trilogy.
The Billionaire's Curse
Published by Text Publishing
11:45 Media commentator Denis Welch
Latest media issues.