Nine To Noon for Tuesday 22 February 2011
09:05 Warplanes bomb Libya's capital amid reports that Muammar Gaddafi has left Tripoli
Shadi Hamid, Middle East analyst from the Brookings Institute in Doha; and Sir Richard Dalton, former British Ambassador to Libya 1999 - 2002. Sir Richard is now with the foreign affairs think tank Chatham House, where he is an Associate Fellow on the Middle East and North Africa Programme.
09:25 Fonterra expected to increase its milk payout forecast
Robin Barkla, Bay of Plenty dairy farmer; Cameron Bagrie, ANZ National Bank chief economist; and Doug Steel, BNZ economist who focuses on agriculture.
09:45 US correspondent Jack Hitt
10:05 Jude Mannion - CEO of Robin Hood Asia
New Zealander Jude Mannion was a corporate highflyer who decided there was more to life than meeting budgets, and took her business acumen to the world of charity. She tells us about her latest project, stopping human trafficking in Asia.
To contact Jude email: email@example.com
10:30 Book Review with Paul Diamond
The Sound of a Wild Snail Eating by Elizabeth Tova Bailey
Published by Text
10:45 Reading: Res Publica by Zireaux (Part 10 of 11)
Read by Stuart Devenie
A reading of the epic novel in verse by the poet Zireaux where Archady, a disenfranchised and disenchanted artist and husband, lays claim to a tiny island off the coast of New Zealand.
11:05 Business and economic commentator Rod Oram
The NZ Agricultural Greenhouse Gas Research Centre; Whitcoulls; and government limos.
11:30 Kambiz Hosseini and Saman Arbabi - Parazit
Iranian born Americans Kambiz Hosseini and Saman Arbabi are the creators of the cable TV show Parazit, which takes a satirical look at Iranian politics and politicians and pokes fun at the absurdities of life in Iran; it has become a hit in the strict Muslim country.
11:45 Media commentator Denis Welch
The Mark Hotchin media blitz and the Sunday Star Times makeover.