Nine To Noon for Tuesday 1 April 2014
09:05 Matt Collis, the marine campaigner for the Oceania branch of the International Fund for Animal Welfare
The International Court of Justice at the Hague rules that says Japan must stop its whaling programme in Antarctica.
09:20 Does the Conservation Department rely too heavily on volunteers?
Maryann Ewers is one of the founders of the volunteer conservation group, Friends of Flora, which carries out pest control in the Kahurangi National Park.
Kevin Hackwell is advocacy manager for Forest and Bird; and Lou Sanson, Director General of the Department of Conservation.
09:45 US correspondent Luiza Savage
10:05 Feature: Biyi Bandele - Nigerian author, playwright and theatre director
Biyi Bandele is a Nigerian author, playwright and theatre director, whose latest offering is a film adaptation, which he also directed, of Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's powerful, prize-winning novel, Half Of A Yellow Sun. The film stars Thandie Newton, Oscar-nominated actor Chiwetel Ejiofor (Twelve Years a Slave) and Anika Noni Rose, and tells the story of two sisters caught up in the indignities and atrocities suffered during the Nigerian Civil War. Bandele's own writing has been lauded for providing a voice to previously-unheard Africans. He grew up in Nigeria, before moving to London aged 23. Half Of A Yellow Sun opens in New Zealand cinemas on April 24.
10:25 Book review with Sonja de Freiz
Look Who's Back by Timur Vermes. Published by Maclehose Press.
A satirical take on contemporary New Zealand society and politics. About love and relationships, power and the past, it's loaded too with spin; political, social, and literary. (Part 2 of 12)
11:05 Business commentator Rod Oram
Discusses Kim Dot Com to list Mega on NZX.
11:30 Jude Wilson, A history of the OE
Dr Jude Wilson is a Tourism Researcher at Lincoln University. She has written a book about the generations of young New Zealanders who've left home, to do their OE (overseas experience), this over the past seven decades. One of Jude's OEs lasted 20 years and her book is based on interviews with hundreds of travellers.
Book: Flying Kiwis – A History of the OE by Jude Wilson, published Otago University Press.
11:45 Media Review, Gavin Ellis
Discusses Geoff Robinson's final day on Morning Report, and beefing up the Press Council.