Nine To Noon for Thursday 2 April 2009
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.