Nine To Noon for Tuesday 7 October 2008
09:05 World Financial Markets impact on NZ
Michael Cullen, Labour Minister of Finance. World Financial Markets plunge further, while New Zealand's books are much worse than expected.
09:20 The Red List
Sue Lieberman, Director of the Species programme at WWF International; and Chris Howe, Executive Director of WWF New Zealand.
International Union for Conservation of Nature Red List of endangered animals shows a quarter of the world's mammals are at risk of extinction. New Zealand's marine mammals among those at risk according to the Red List.
09:45 US Correspondent Richard Adams
Washington editor of The Guardian.
10:05 7 Years in China
David Speary, NZ teacher has just returned from seven years at a provincial Chinese training college. He's an acute observer of the changing face of Chinese opinion and politics and offers a fascinating perspective of the "real" China, far from the image-conscious control of Beijing.
10:30 Book Review with Harry Broad
Diggers, Hatters and Whores by Stevan Eldred-Grigg
Published by Random House NZ
10:45 Reading: How To Listen To Pop Music
Written and read by Nick Bollinger (Episode 7 of 10)
11:05 Jerusalem Quartet
Kyril Zlotnikov, top cellist and member of the touring Jeruslam Quartet, also a member of the West-Eastern Divan Orchestra, made up of young Israeli Jewish, Palestinian and other Arab musicians. The project is led by Daniel Barenboim and is a model for encounter, mutual acceptance and ultimately peace, through music. Also plays Jacqueline du Pre's cello.
11:45 Media commentator Denis Welch