Lately for Tuesday 18 August 2020
10:20 Secondary schools cautious about lockdown changes for Year12-13 classes
Auckland teachers and principals are divided over whether to bring some of their Year 12 and 13 students back to class.
Some principals feel blindsided by the government's decision to let them reopen for limited numbers of senior students, while others plan to make the most of it.
Karyn speaks with the president of the Secondary School Principals' Association of New Zealand, Deidre Shea about the change in lockdown rules and the impact on her students and fellow principals.
10:30 Covid-19 community transmission continues with twists and turns
Today there have been further twists and turns throughout the day revealed by Government ministers and officials about the latest coronovirus cases in the Auckland community as well as managed isolation and quarantine.
Karyn gives a wrap of today's goings-on including a breach of security at one managed isolation facility, and an unexplained new case of a Rydges Hotel maintenance worker who has tested positive with the same strain of the virus as a woman who returned from the United States in late July and stayed at the hotel.
10:45 Nextgen Muster sparks passion about merino wool
Georgia Urquhart grew up on Gray's Hills Station in the Mackenzie Basin which boasts a merino stud that she has become increasingly involved with.
Karyn speaks with Georgia about her drive to get more young people involved in the marino industry so she's no longer the youngest "by 40 years" that includes her Nextgen Muster initiative at Benmore Station near Omarama in the Mackenzie district.