Nine To Noon for Wednesday 3 April 2013
09:05 Fears environmental protection will be eroded under proposed changes to the RMA
Jan Wright, the Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment fears environmental protection will be eroded under proposed changes to the RMA – with too much focus on economic development.
09:30 The rising tensions on the Korean Peninsula
North Korea expert, Daniel Pinkston is based in Seoul with an International Crisis Group think tank.
09:45 Australia correspondent Peter Munro
10:05 Professor Nina Jablonski: How does our skin – the body's most visible trait – affect us?
Professor Nina Jablonski, Distinguished Professor of Anthropology at The Pennsylvania State University has written a book investigating the social history of skin colour from pre-history to the present.
10:30 Book Review with Paul Diamond
How to Get Filthy Rich in Rising Asia by Mohsin Hamid
Published by Hamish Hamilton / Penguin Books
10:45 Reading: The Thrill of Falling by Witi Ihimaera
11:05 Music review with Marty Duda - The Strokes
In 2001 The Strokes were extremely popular, thanks to their debut album, Is This It and hit single 'Last Night'. The band has explored various musical paths over the past 12 years. Just two years after the release of Angles, their fourth album, comes Comedown Machine.
1. Last Night (3:14) - The Strokes taken from 2001 album "Is This It" (RCA)
2. Under Control (3:02) - The Strokes taken from 2003 album "Room On Fire" (RCA)
3. Machu Picchu (3:30) - The Strokes taken from 2011 album "Angles" (RCA)
4. Tap Out (3:42) -The Strokes taken from 2013 album "Comedown Machine" (RCA)
11:30 Legal commentator Wellington barrister, Robert Lithgow
The big picture of all the activity in the Criminal Justice Sector in the last few years.
11:45 Arts commentator Courtney Johnstone
A brave new hang of the national museum's permanent collection; promises for the future; and a new online venture.