Nine to Noon for Thursday 15 May 2008

09:05 Myanmar Crisis - Struggles Distributing Aid

Colin Keating, Executive Director, Security Council Report, former NZ Ambassador to UN; and Andrew Kirkwood, Programme Director of Save the Children Myanmar.

09:30 Push To Ban The Pesticide Endosulfan

Mike Morris, Acting Reassessments Manager, Hazardous Substances Group, ERMA New Zealand; David Loschke, Principal Scientist for the Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority; and Meriel Watts, Coordinator of the Pesticides Action Network

09:45 UK Correspondent Matthew Parris

10:05 Pakistan Nuclear Programme

Catherine Collins and Dong Frantz, authors of The Nuclear Jihadist: The true story of the man who sold the world's most dangerous secret and how we could have stopped him.

10:35 Book Review with Quentin Johnson

Raising the Dead: A True Story of Death and Survival
by Phillip Finch
Published by HarperCollins UK
ISBN 978 000 707 5533

10:45 Reading: The Man With No Arms & Other Stories

Anastasia Del'Monte reads her story from the Glen Busch collection:

11:05 Maori Issues with Hana O'Regan

11:30 Luke Davies

Australian novelist, poet and a former junkie, here for Auckland Writers and Readers Festival, most recent novel The God of Speed

11:45 New Technology with Colin Jackson