Nine To Noon for Tuesday 4 March 2014
09:05 Green party co-leader election year interview
Green party co-leader Russel Norman discusses what the party would want in return for their support for a Labour-led government. The third largest party in parliament is polling at around 10 percent and is expected to play a significant role if Labour gets enough votes to be in a position to form a government after the election.
09:30 The latest developments in the Ukraine with correspondent Nick Harper from the UN in New York
09:35 Child protection
Randell Alexander, MD, PhD is Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Florida, Chief of the Division of Child Protection and Forensic Pediatrics, and Statewide Medical Director for the Florida Child Protection Teams.
09:45 US correspondent Luiza Savage
10:05 Feature: Masaki Suzuki - Musical Director Maestro
Masaaki Suzuki is an international authority on the work of Bach, and has been lauded as one of the most powerful figures in music. He is the founder and musical director of the Bach Collegium Japan, which was formed in 1990 to introduce Japanese audiences to great works from the Baroque period. They are in New Zealand for the New Zealand Festival.
10:30 Nick Harper, Correspondent at the UN
Emergency UN security council meeting in New York to discuss the crisis in Ukraine.
10:40 Book review with Louise O'Brien
Burial Rites by Hannah Kent. Published by Picador
The first in a series of a short stories by Robin McFarland, all set in Salt, a fictitious town on the West Coast of the South Island. Mavis gets her revenge at the very end of her husband's life.
11:05 Business commentator Rod Oram
11:30 Dave Ciccoricco, Senior Lecturer in English at the University of Otago
Digital fiction: does it pose a threat to the future of stories written for the page?
11:45 Media commentator Gavin Ellis
Music played in this show
Title: Long Time, Wrong Time
Artist: Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings
Album: Give The People What They Want
Title: Tennessee Me
Artist: The Secret Sisters
Composer: Rogers / Rogers
Album: The Secret Sisters