Lately for Tuesday 28 January 2020
10:20 'A pattern of poor care' at Hutt Valley DHB's maternity ward
One baby died and another suffered a brain injury in what the Deputy Health and Disability Commissioner calls a 'pattern of poor care' at the Hutt Valley District Health Board's maternity ward.
Two reports released today say the DHB failed to adequately monitor the babies' heart rates during labour. Karyn speaks with Deputy Commissioner Rose Wall about her findings.
10.30 Author Graeme Lay remembers his friend Gordon McLauchlan
Well known New Zealand author, journalist and broadcaster Gordon McLauchlan has died at the age of 89. Author Graeme Lay pays tribute to his long-time friend.
10.40 Game Theory: The Rise of Basketball
The extensive media coverage here of the death of basketball great, Kobe Bryant, got us thinking about how basketball has become a huge sport in New Zealand.
Basketball's growth at secondary school level has set it on a trajectory to become the dominant sport played in New Zealand in the coming decade.
Basketball NZ's community manager, Brad Edwards, chats to Karyn Hay about why basketball resonates so much with New Zealanders.