Nine To Noon for Tuesday 6 July 2010
09:05 Fruit and vegetable prices
Leon Stallard, Apple grower from Hawkes Bay and president of the Hawkes Bay Fruitgrowers Association; Peter Silcock, Chief executive of Horticulture New Zealand; and Katherine Rich, Chief Executive Officer of the NZ Food and Grocery Council.
09:20 The tradeoffs between torture and terror post September 11
Jeremy Waldron, New York University law professor.
09:45 USA correspondent Luiza Savage
Supreme Court and judicial politics, Barack Obama calls for immigration reform and the US economy - is it headed for a double-dip recession?
10:05 Jason Thomas - International development specialist
Jason Thomas has just returned from an eight month mission in Afghanistan, where he was responsible for overseeing the implementation of large scale cash-for-work projects in unsecure areas while managing four compounds across Wardak, Logar and Ghazni. The former director of Research for the ACT party in New Zealand has also delivered aid to Sri Lanka after the 2004 Boxing Day tsunami.
10:30 Book Review with Don Rood
Wilfred Thesiger in Africa by Alexander Maitland
Published by Fourth Estate
Sensible Sinning by Bernard Brown
Incidents and personalities from Bernard Brown's long career in law (Part 4 of 11).
11:05 Business and economic commentator Rod Oram
Rod Oram discusses three aspects of the dairy sector: Fonterra's shareholder vote; selling land to overseas buyers; and Federated Farmers on the ETS.
11:30 Lynda Chanwai-Earle: Poet, multimedia performance artist and playwright
Lynda Chanwai-Earle has written about the experiences of Chinese New Zealanders, a book of poems set in the gang underworld, and has taught and toured in prisons. Her latest play, Heat, is set in Antarctica and is powered using self-sustaining energy.
11:45 Media commentator Denis Welch
How the media covered the introduction of the Emissions Trading Scheme, the Brian Edwards/Duncan Garner stoush, and the paywall on The Times website.