Lately for Thursday 22 October 2020
10.20 Urgent calls for Covid-19 testing and contact tracing
Lat night Auckland Regional Public Health confirmed a positive Covid-19 person visited the Malt Bar in Greenhithe last Friday night. Now health authorities are saying anyone who was at the Malt bar that night and all their household contacts should get tested and self-isolate until they receive their results. But have New Zealanders forgotten how important the Covid Tracer App is to help prevent the spread of Covid-19? Karyn asks Dr Andrew Chen from Koi Tu, Auckland University.
10:30 Russia and Iran accused of interfering with US presidential election
The FBI and US National Intelligence have announced that Russia and Iran have interfered with the US presidential election by obtaining voter registration information. Karyn speaks with Dr Robert Patman who's the professor of politics and international relations at the University of Otago.
10:45 The Rest is History
This week in the Rest is History - following Labour's historic win in the election over the weekend, we take a look at previous historic elections for the party. Political historian Michael Bassett joins the programme to talk about the 1935 election, when Labour won for the first time, and the following election in 1938 - both times under the leadership of Michael Joseph Savage.