Lately for Wednesday 3 June 2020
10:20 Air New Zealand says sorry
Air New Zealand is apologizing to customers who haven't been able to access credits for flights cancelled because of Covid-19.
It's the first time the airline has spoken after backlash about its handling of non-refundable airfares, which are estimated to be worth tens of millions of dollars.
Karyn Hay speaks with Jessica Wilson, head researcher with Consumer New Zealand about the law covering airline customers.
10:30 Is history repeating itself in the US?
It's the eighth night in a row of protests in cities across the United States.
Thousands of people have defied curfews to call for justice following the death of George Floyd, who died last week after he was pinned to the ground by a Minneapolis police officer with his knee on Mr Floyd's neck.
Historian Dr Jennifer Frost teaches about the US civil rights movement at the University of Auckland, and she speaks with Karyn about the history of police brutality and white violence in the United States.
10:45 Midweek Mediawatch - caught in the Black Lives Matter crossfire
Mediawatch's weekly catch-up with Lately. This week Colin Peacock speaks with Karyn about one reporter caught in the crossfire and others copping blowback from the upheaval in the US - and musical echoes of flashpoints in the past.