Nine To Noon for Tuesday 14 June 2016
09:05 New Zealand Inc - what's the plan?
Housing booms and dairy busts - what's the long term plan for New Zealand's economy? Nine to Noon speaks to Kerry McDonald, former managing director and chief economist at the Comalco Group and Kim Campbell, the Auckland Chair of the Employers and Manufacturers Association
09:20 Wine reviews: should money change hands?
Many wine bottles on supermarket or wine shop shelves carry gold stickers other than those earned from a recognised wine competition. The Wine Writers Association says this is misleading for consumers and New Zealand needs to follow Australia's lead and only allow stickers that have been won in open and independent wine competitions. Kathryn talks to the Association chair, Jo Burzynska, Michael Glover - winemaker at Nelson's Mahana Wines and wine consultant Sam Kim.
09:45 US correspondent Steve Almond
Steve Almond reports from the US on the Orlando shooting, Senator Elizabeth Warren emerging as the most ferocious anti-Trump surrogate, and a possible VP choice for Clinton and how Libertarian candidate Gary Johnson could be the rising US election 'spoiler'.
10:05 Roger Thurow: The First 1,000 Days
Wall Street Journal reporter of 30 years, Pulitzer prize nominee Roger Thurow talks about the importance of good nutrition in the first 1,000 days of life. In his book The First 1,000 Days Roger takes us into the lives of families in Ethiopia, India, Guatemala and Chicago - where there is either a lack of food, or in Chicago's case a predilection for junk food - to illuminate the science, economics, and politics of malnutrition.
10:35 Book review - The Watercolourist by Beatrice Masini
reviewed by Anne Else, published by Macmillan
10:45 The Reading
The War in Sardinia by Lloyd Jones read by William Kircher (Part 2 of 5)
11:05 Business commentator Rod Oram
The SKY television/Vodafone NZ merger, a NZ round of negotiations begins on the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership trade talks, led by China, and Air New Zealand sells most of its stake in Virgin Australia.
11:20 Empowering single Indonesian women
Nani Zulminarni is on a mission to empower women in her home country of Indonesia, especially those marginalised by the status of being single, widowed, abandoned or divorced. Despite there being about 6 and a half million women heads of households in Indonesia, they have no social or legal recognition. After her divorce in 2000 Nani found that she often faced discrimination and stereotyping as a divorcee, which led her to projects to empower poor women heads of households. She then founded PEKKA, an organization that supports over 30,000 rural widows, abandoned and divorced women in more than 800 villages throughout Indonesia, assisting its members and leaders with access to livelihood resources, decision-making processes, social protection and justice.
11:45 Media commentator
Gavin Ellis on a damning report on kickbacks in the U.S. advertising industry is leading to calls for greater transparency in our part of the world; The PWC outlook for New Zealand media over the next five years spells bad news for newspapers good news for broadcast television, and journalists as photographers and videographers - does this cost-cutting trend also spells major cuts in quality?
Music played in this show
Artist: Eilen Jewell
Album: Queen of the Minor Key
Played at: 10:07
Song: Watching You
Album: Kiwi Gold Vol 1
Label: NZ on Air
Played at: 10:36
Artist: JJ Cale & Eric Clapton
Song: It's Easy
Composer: JJ Cale
Album: The Road to Escondido
Played at: 11:22