Nine To Noon for Tuesday 25 January 2011
09:05 Witness to Moscow airport bombing
Dr Johann Hammerer, Austrian businessman who had just arrived at Moscow airport when the bombing occurred; and Daniel Sandford, BBC correspondent in Moscow.
09:20 Are warnings of a two tier qualification system in secondary schools coming true, as another secondary school rejects the NCEA in favour of external exams?
Julia Davidson, Principal of Wellington Girls College; Graeme Yule, Principal of Scots College; and John Hattie, Professor John Hattie who specialises in teaching and learning assessment at the University of Auckland.
09:30 Local Heroes - West Auckland panelbeater who fundraises for Breast Cancer Research
Steve Noyer has a panel beating business based in West Auckland and became a fundraiser for breast cancer research after the wife of one of his colleagues died of breast cancer eight years ago, aged 35. Last year his "Fight for a Cure' charity boxing match raised over $200,000 for the Breast Cancer Research Trust. The next match will be in 2012.
09:45 US correspondent Jack Hitt
10:05 Professor Bob Sutton - Good Boss Bad Boss: How To Be the Best ... and Learn from the Worst
Professor Bob Sutton is a Professor of Management Science and Engineering at Stanford University - and a Professor of Organisational Behanviour.
He wrote The No Asshole Rule and his latest book Good Boss Bad Boss is published by Piatkus, under his full name, Robert I. Sutton.
10:45 Reading: Into the Wider World, by Brian Turner
Brian Turner, the quintessential Central Otago man - celebrated poet, social commentator, wilderness wanderer and fly fisher - reads selections from his book. (Part 2 of 10)
10:30 Book Review - Best Books of 2010 - Louise O'Brien
Little Bird of Heaven by Joyce Carol Oates (Fourth Estate)
The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet by David Mitchell (Sceptre)
Luka and the Fire of Life by Salman Rushdie (Jonathan Cape)
Sex and Stravinsky by Barbara Trapido (Bloomsbury)
The Hand that First Held Mine by Maggie O'Farrell (Headline Review)
11:05 Business and Economic commentator Rod Oram
Three corporate situations that have blown up in recent weeks - why each is important strategically for the shareholders and country.
11:30 Cricket Poetry
Mark Pirie is a Wellington writer who has just edited a compilation of NZ poems about cricket - what is it about the sport that has inspired such creativity? Mark set up his own publishing company, HeadworX, which specialises in poetry. These days he's working on an NZ poetry archive, based out of a Wellington garage.
The book is called A Tingling Catch, and is edited by Mark Pirie, with a foreword by Don Neely, published by Mark's company HeadworX.
11:45 Media commentator Denis Welch
What's been happening in the media over the silly season.