Lately for Thursday 30 May 2019
10:20 Budget 2019: Overview
RNZ's Business Editor, Gyles Beckford gives us an overview of the wonners and the losers in today's Budget.
10:30 Budget 2019: Education
The education sector had high expectations of this budget. Sam Oldham, a former highschool teacher, branch chair of the PPTA and PhD candidate in Education Policy join us with his take.
10:35 Budget 2019: Rainbow Communities
Another interesting announcement in today's budget was three-million-dollars of operational funding over the next four years for transgender New Zealanders to access gender-affirming surgery. We speak to Ahi Wi-Hongi from Gender Minorities Aotearoa joins us.
10:40 Budget 2019: International Aid
International Aid also featured in the Budget today - a little more than some international Aid agencies were expecting. We speak to Jo Spratt, Oxfam New Zealand's Advocacy and Campaigns Director.
10:45 State of Origin Rugby League Controversy
Sam Phillips, a sports reporter for the Sydney Morning Herald join us with news of the first State of Origin rugby league match between Queensland and New South Wales which kicks off next week. However, it's an off-field move that is making the headlines in the lead-up.