Nine To Noon for Tuesday 23 April 2013
09:05 Would the Labour/Greens policy bring down electricity prices and affect new generation investment?
Carl Hansen, chief executive of the Electricity Authority; and Geoff Bertram, energy analyst.
09:25 Climate phenomena and their relevance for future climate change
The next major global warming report by the UN's climate science panel will be released later this year. Victoria University Associate Professor of Physical Geography James Renwick is co-authoring the final chapter Climate Phenomena and their Relevance for Future Regional Climate Change.
09:45 US correspondent Jack Hitt
10:05 Bryn Terfel - Welsh opera singer
Welsh bass-baritone opera singer Bryn Terfel is considered one of the best in the world. He’s about to return to New Zealand to perform two concerts with the Symphony Orchestra featuring career highlights – from folk songs to Wagner.
10:35 Book Review with Emma Hart
The Golem and the Djinni by Helen Wrecker
Published by Fourth Estate
10:45 Reading: What Children Ought to Know, a short story by Shirley Eng
Read by Judith Gibson
A young girl is allowed to attend the Anzac day dawn service with her father for the first time so she learns 'what all children ought to know'.
Audio for this reading is not available for copyright reasons.
11:05 Business with Reuters correspondent Gyles Beckford
Tomorrow's Reserve Bank interest rate review, the Mighty River Power float and a study that looks at contributors to the high NZ dollar.
11:30 ANZAC Day and kids
New Zealand author Philippa Werry's latest book outlines the importance of preserving our heritage for generations to come.
Anzac Day, the New Zealand Story: what it is and why it matters by Philippa Werry
Published by New Holland Publishers.
11:45 Media commentator Gavin Ellis
Mistakes in reporting on the Boston bombing, sale of the Christchurch Star and judging the Judges.