Nine To Noon for Tuesday 23 September 2008
09:05 Coroner's report into death of Folole Muliaga released today
Olinda Woodroffe, lawyer for the Muliaga family.
Coroners report into death of Folole Muliaga released today. Mrs Muliaga died after power was cut to her home over an unpaid bill despite the fact she was dependant on an oxygen machine.
09:20 Washington has agreed to join the P4 group of Pacific Rim countries
Don Nicholson, President of Federated Farmers; and Mike Moore, former head of the World Trade Organisation and former NZ Prime Minister.
US officials have let slip that Washington has agreed to join the P4 group of Pacific Rim countries - Singapore, New Zealand, Chile and Brunei - to negotiate a trade deal.
09:45 US correspondent Richard Adams
Washington editor of The Guardian
Christian Lindberg, Swedish trombone player acknowledged as one of the greatest brass musicians of all time - who sometimes strips during his performances.
Single-handedly established the tromobone as a solo instrument; described as "living legend"; sometimes takes his clothes off during shows; once voted in the top 5 brass musicians of 20th century.
10:30 Book Review with Gina Faafoi
The 19th Wife by David Ebershoff
Published by DoubleDay UK
10:45 Reading: Chicken Liver Pate - a short story by Sarah Boddy
11:05 Business with Rod Oram
Business and Economic commentator
11:30 What is America - a short history of the new world order
Ronald Wright, Novelist, historian, essayist, and travel writer
- a look at the world's super power from colonial roots to present day
WHAT IS AMERICA?
A Short History of the New World Order
By Ronald Wright
11:45 Media commentator Denis Welch