Nine To Noon for Tuesday 12 July 2011
09:05 The turnaround in ACC's finances that means levies can be reduced
Jonathan Eriksen, managing director of actuaries and investment firm Eriksen & Associates, which evaluates the liabilities of funds like ACC.
09:30 Is new legislation necessary to close the gender pay gap?
Judy McGregor, Equal Employment Opportunities Commissioner. The EEO Commission has drafted a new Pay Equality Bill because it says the gender pay gap has been an "enduring inequality for women and is a fundamental breach of human rights"
09:45 US correspondent Luiza Savage
Another dramatic showdown between President Barack Obama and the Republican Congress.
10:05 Kumi Naidoo - Greenpeace International head
South African-born executive director of Greenpeace International, Kumi Naidoo, is the first African Greenpeace boss and first to be appointed from outside the organisation. He is visiting New Zealand to lend weight to the campaign against new oil exploration and mark 26th anniversary of the sinking of the first Rainbow Warrior as well as the upcoming launch of third Rainbow Warrior.
10:35 Book Review with Carole Beu
There But For The by Ali Smith
Published by Hamish Hamilton
10:45 Reading: Brightside by Matthew O'Sullivan
The first of five new Hartley Manners Stories.
11:05 Business commentator Rod Oram
Labour's Capital Gains Tax plan and the Government's announcement of big reductions in ACC levies.
11:30 Data gathering
Each time you log onto a page on the internet, data is being gathered about you - allowing websites to start targeting their advertising and content directly to individuals.
Eli Pariser, author of The Filter Bubble: What the Internet is Hiding from You, published by Penguin.
11:45 Media commentator Denis Welch
The News of the World's demise after the phone hacking scandal.