09:05 Interest rates, state of economy

Bill English, Finance Minister

09:20 Plans for a merger between the Crown Research Institute, Agresearch and Lincoln University

Dr Andrew West, chief executive of Agresearch; and Connor English,
chief executive of Federated Farmers

09:45 UK correspondent Michael White

10:05 Rupert Isaacson

Rupert Isaacson, author of The Horse Boy, talks about his experiences with his autistic son.

The book follows the Isaacson Family on a journey to Mongolia in search of a mysterious shamen they believed could help their son.


World Autism Awareness Day

Autism New Zealand