Nine To Noon for Thursday 7 April 2011
09:05 Government set to make announcement about future of AMI
Scott Barker, partner at Buddle Findlay, insolvency expert; John Reid, AMI policy holder; and Bernard Hickey, editor of finance website, interest.co.nz.
09:30 Genomic medicine, and fostering NZ's scientific talent
Professor Edison Liu, president of the Human Genome Organisation (HUGO), executive director of the Genome Institute of Singapore (GIS) and Professor of Medicine at the National University of Singapore.
Professor Liu is a international expert in the field of personalised medicine and the use of genomics in cancer treatment. He's also in NZ to talk to our government about fostering science and innovation.
09:45 UK correspondent Michael White
10:05 Dame Judith Mayhew Jonas
New Zealander who has become influential London power broker. She was effectively the city's top bureaucrat from 1996 to 2003 as the chair of the City of London Corporation's policy and resources committee. She is also the former chair of the Royal Opera House and provost of King's College Cambridge.
10:30 The Government has announced it will provide back-up financial support of up to $500 million for insurer AMI
Radio New Zealand's political editor, Brent Edwards.
10:35 Book Review with Mary McCallum
The Cry of the Go Away Bird by Andrea Eames
Published by Harvill Secker
10:45 Reading: Under the Huang Jiao Tree by Jane Carswell (Part 2 of 12)
A New Zealander's mid-life experience teaching English in Chongqing China.
11:05 AMI package
Finance Minister, Bill English, outlines the recently announced package to help AMI.
11:25 AMI package
AMI Chief Executive John Balmforth.
11:30 Parenting: why do kids bully?
Ian Lambie, Auckland University psychologist.
11:45 Film Review with Graeme Tuckett