Lately for Thursday 12 March 2020
10:20 NZers concerned about Covid-19's impact on the economy
A recent survey by international market researchers, Kantar, shows New Zealanders are more concerned about the financial losses from Covid-19 than they are about the impact of the coronavirus to their health.
The parent company to research firm Colamr Brunton, Kantar found that less than one in four New Zealanders are worried about becoming sick, while a third are worried about how a pandemic might lead to an economic recession.
Karyn Hay speaks with Kantar's CEO Jason Shoebridge about the New Zealand public's outlook.
10:30 Unity Books named International Book Store of the Year
The beloved little bookshop on Auckland's High Street has been recognised at the the London Book Fair by winning the 2020 Bookstore of the Year Award.
The store turned 31 years old last month and Jo McColl has been there since the very beginning. She speaks with Karyn from New York City.
10:45 The Rest Is History: Māori In Manhattan
On 25th October 1909 a travelling performance group of Māori women took the stage at Carnegie Hall in Manhattan with Emmeline Pankhurst, the woman leading the militant wing of the British suffrage campaign.
Charlotte Macdonald, Professor of History at Victoria University in Wellington, talks to Karyn about this event and its historical significance.