Nine To Noon for Tuesday 9 April 2013
09:05 GCSB's illegal spying
Sir Geoffrey Palmer, former Prime Minister and former head of the Law Commission who is a public and constitutional law expert.
09:20 Funding for services for people with autism
Is the Ministry of Health denying people with autism funding for desperately needed respite care and other services? Alison Molloy is the CEO of Autism NZ; and Jill Lane,
09:40 Death of Margaret Thatcher
Matthew Parris is a former British Conservative party MP and began his career as a clerk in Margaret Thatcher's office when she was leader of the Opposition.
09:50 US correspondent Jack Hitt reports
Barack Obama's new budget, and gay marriage before the Supreme Court.
10:05 US philanthropist Emily Tow Jackson
Emily Tow Jackson leads her family's philanthropic foundation in Connecticut on the US East Coast which focusses primarily on reform of the youth justice system. She's in the country to speak to the Philanthropy New Zealand Conference.
10:35 Book Review with Louise O'Brien
The Golden Egg by Donna Leon
Published by W Heinemann
10:45 Reading: Bitten by the Bullet by Steve Krzystyniak and Karen Goa
Read by Jacob Rajan.
Bitten by the Bullet is the story of how Steve Krzystyniak and his partner Lily came to set up and operate an innovative motorcycle tour company that takes small parties through the north-western Indian state of Rajasthan.
11:05 Business commentator Rod Oram
The Mighty River Power prospectus; and the Prime Minister's trade mission to China.
11:30 Trevor Noah - South African stand-up comedian
Trevor Noah was born in the apartheid era to a black mother and a white Swiss father - even though such relationships were illegal at the time. He draws upon his particular life experiences to tackle some thorny issues in his comedy.
11:45 Media commentator Gavin Ellis