Nine To Noon for Tuesday 20 September 2011
09:05 The government's decision to rush through a law that will retrospectively legalise the use of covert video surveillance by the police
Grant Illingworth, Auckland barrister specialising in public law.
09:25 The head of NZ Trade and Enterprise on what the export development agency is doing to boost exports and its strategy in key markets like China
Peter Chrisp, chief executive of New Zealand Trade and Enterprise, which has an annual budget of nearly $200 million.
09:45 US correspondent Jack Hitt
10:05 My Princess Boy
Cheryl Kilodavis, author of My Princess Boy, a book inspired by her six-year-old son Dyson, who loves pink sparkly things and wearing dresses. After initially struggling with his choices, the family now embraces them. But should a child's whimsies be indulged, or is it more than that? Is society too quick to push boys and girls into pre-assigned gender roles?
10:25 Book Review with Don Rood
Bligh, William Bligh in the South Seas by Anne Salmond
Published by Viking
10:45 Reading: A Gun In My Hand by Gordon Slatter (Episode 7 of 10)
With a gun in his hand and bitterness in his heart, a man has returned to settle things once and for all with the men and women he has avoided ever since the war.
11:05 Business commentator Rod Oram
The review report on the emissions trading scheme and the government's response.
11:30 Contemporary Funeral Practices
Sally Raudon, Winston Churchill Memorial Trust fellow who is researching contemporary death funeral practices.
11:45 Media commentator Gavin Ellis