Nine to Noon on Tuesday 1 July 2008

9:05 National's sports policy

John Key, National Party leader; and Robyn Toomath, Wellington Hospital endocrinologist and spokesperson for the group Stop the Obesity Epidemic

9:30 Eat a Bug

David George Gordon, author of the Eat-a-Bug Cookbook; Eat bugs and more adventurous food, don't always rely on chicken and beef.

9:45 US correspondent Richard Adams, Washington editor of The Guardian

10:05 South beach heart diet

Arthur Agaston calls himself the accidental diet doctor. A cardiologist who has gone against traditional advice from the American Heart Foundation and created his own heart health diet which he claims is preventing heart attacks in his patients.

10:30 Book Review: The Flower Hunter: The Remarkable Life of Ellis Rowan

By Christine and Michael Morton-Evans
Reviewed by Don Rood
Published by Simon and Schuster, ISBN 978 073 181 2851

10:45 Book reading: The Walk Home

A short story by H. E. Lowe

11:05 Business commentator Rod Oram

11:30 Creation versus evolution in schools

Tim Sisarich, President, Focus on the Family; and Dr Alison Campbell; science/education lecturer

11:45 Media commentator Denis Welch