Nine To Noon for Tuesday 31 August 2010
09:05 South Canterbury Finance
Rod Oram, Nine to Noon's business commentator.
09:25 33 people struck down a mine in Chile
Brant Webb, one of the two miners trapped underground for 14 days in Beaconsfield, Tasmania in 2006.
09:30 South Canterbury Finance - announcement to NZX
Patrick O'Meara, Radio NZ business editor.
09:40 US correspondent Jack Hitt
09:45 South Canterbury Finance
10:05 Joe Bageant - author and social commentator on US heartland
The author of Rainbow Pie: A Redneck Memoir, about social class in America and explores the birth of a modern Redneck underclass. Joe Bageant is also the author of Deer Hunting with Jesus, about the politics of class in America.
Rainbow Pie: A Redneck Memoir by Joe Bageant
Published by Scribe
10:30 Book Review with Gina Faafoi
A Perfect Proposal by Katie Forde
Published by Century
A Tale Of Two Cities, a short story by Stephanie Johnson
A contemporary story about a young married couple who struggle to find meaning and satisfaction in their comfortable lives.
11:05 Business and Economic commentator Rod Oram
Further analysis on the South Canterbury Finance announcement.
11:20 Kip Chapman - actor and playwright
Kip Chapman co-wrote the hit interactive stage show Apollo 13, which is getting international attention - and his new play, Songs for Guy, which addresses the dearth of gay-themed love songs.
11:45 Media commentator Denis Welch
The state of magazine market.