Lately for Monday 13 July 2020
10:20 Mosque shooter will represent himself at sentencing
Fears have been raised at the news the mosque shooter will represent himself at his sentencing next month and use the platform to spread hate.
In March of this year, the man responsible for last year's Christchurch mosque shootings pleaded guilty to 51 counts of murder, 40 counts of attempted murder, and engaging in a terrorist act.
Karyn speaks with Professor Andrew Geddis about the sentencing hearing on 24 August that will determine how many years he remains in prison.
10:30 Arab mission to Mars and a big week for the UN Security Council
Tonight we begin a weekly cross every Monday night to the BBC's Rich Preston in London to talk about news from around the world.
This evening Karyn and Rich will talk about the Arab world's first mission to Mars, Bastille Day and the impact of Covid-19 on celebrations, the continual easing of lock down restrictions in the UK, and the UN Security Council's meeting this week to discuss the humanitarian crisis in Yemen.
10:45 Are Crown Research Institutes fit for purpose?
A new review of Crown Research institutes was released by the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment.
It represents a rethink of how the state funds scientific research, but what is a Crown Research Institute?
To explain how we go about funding science in this country, Karyn is joined by Troy Baisden, the president of the New Zealand Association of Scientists.