Nine To Noon for Monday 21 July 2008
Nine to Noon for Monday 21 July 2008
$100,000 donation from ex-pat billionaire, Owen Glenn, towards the cost of Winston Peters 2005 electoral petition against National MP Bob Clarkson.
Rodney Hide, ACT Leader; and Winston Peters, New Zealand First Leader.
Mr Peters says his lawyer never told him where the $100-thousand donation came from, and that many people contributed towards the fund, including himself.
ACT leader Rodney Hide has confirmed to us this morning that he is drawing up a complaint to the Speaker of Parliament, on the grounds that Mr Peters did not declare the donation towards his legal bills as a gift in the MPs' register of pecuniary interest.
09:20 Petrol Prices
Increasing petrol prices are reducing the number of cars on the road - should transport planners start taking this into account?
Cameron Pitches, convenor of the lobby group Campaign for Better Transport; Tim Reddish, from the NZ Taxi Federation; and Roly Frost, Transit General Manager for Network Operations.
09:30 Misery in the US housing market
Aaron Krowne started website implode-o-meter
09:45 Middle East correspondent Irris Makler
10:05 Exploring Undersea Active Volcanoes
Cornel de Ronde, undersea volcanoligist, GNS scientist and explorer conducting world leading research into active volcanoes on the sea floor around New Zealand.
10:40 Book Review with Jane Westaway
Attachment by Isabel Fonseca
Published by Chatto and Windus
ISBN 978 070 118 3028
Matthew Hooton and Laila Harre.
11:30 Guest Chef
Catherine Bell, Editorial Director of Dish Magazine with wine reviewer Stephen Morris.
11:45 A Modest Proposal or Two from David Slack