Nine To Noon for Tuesday 6 December 2016
09:05 Analysis of Key's resignation
Why did he step down? Who fills his shoes? What does it mean for next years election? Kathryn Ryan speaks to political commentators Matthew Hooton and Stephen Mills.
09:20 John Key
Kathryn Ryan interviews John Key about his 8 years in the top job - and what comes next.
09:35 Will Italy's 'No' vote trigger a deeper crisis?
Italy's Prime Minister, Matteo Renzi has quit after losing a referendum about changing his country's cumbersome political system. Wolfango Piccoli is the Managing Director at the political risk consultancy firm "Teneo Intelligence".
09:45 US Correspondent Susan Milligan
Kathryn Ryan talks to Susan Milligan about the latest in the Standing Rock pipeline controversy.
10:05 National MPs gather to discuss leadership
RNZ's political editor Jane Patterson reports from parliament, where National MPs have gathered to discuss their new leader.
10:15 Tim Harford - Messy in a tidy minded world
Tim Harford is a British author, a columnist for the Financial Times and the presenter of Radio 4's More or Less. His latest book is Messy, How to Be Creative and Resilient in a Tidy-Minded World. He argues that disorder can transform lives, and messiness should not necessarily be seen in negative terms.
10:35 Book review - "Genghis Khan - The Man Who Conquered the World" by Frank McLynn
Reviewed by Quentin Johnson, published by Penguin Random House (NZ).
10:45 The Reading
Imperial Victory Spectacular, a short story by Steve Danby, read by Peter Dennet.
11:05 Business commentator Rod Oram
Rod Oram reflects on John Key's business and economic legacy.
11:30 The year of record immigration
Kathryn Ryan talks with demographer, Paul Spoonley of Massey University about the record numbers of permanent and temporary immigrants to New Zealand this year. He discusses whether immigrants are displacing New Zealanders in the labour market, and whether there is a net benefit to New Zealand. Professor Spoonley is Pro Vice-Chancellor of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences at Massey University.
11:45 Media commentator Gavin Ellis
Kathryn Ryan talks to Gavin Ellis about 24 hours being a long time in politics, looking at the avalanche of coverage of Prme Minister John Key's surprise resignation.
Music played in this show
Artist: Christine Perfect
Song: I Want You
Album: I Want You
Label: Blue Horizon
Artist: Frazey Ford
Song: September Fields
Album: Indian Ocean
Artist: The XX
Song: On Hold
Composer: The XX
Album: I See You