Lately for Friday 6 November 2020
10:20 Another managed isolation worker tests positve for Covid-19
A worker at a managed isolation facility in Auckland has tested positive for Covid-19, the third health worker in a fortnight to test positive for the coronavirus.
In a statement tonight the Ministry has confirmed the person works at the facility and is not a returnee, so is considered a community case. The case was reported to the Ministry this afternoon.
Karyn speaks with epidemiologist Dr Michael Baker about the managed isolation system New Zealand's using at the border and if it can cope with keeping its workers and the wider community safe from Covid-19.
10:30 Celebrating writers and the written word in Queenstown
The Queenstown Writers Festival is celebrating both New Zealand writers and mutiple writing genres over four days in central Otago.
Karyn talks with organiser Emma Lange who takes a few minutes away from the running of the programme to talk about the line-up of writers and the logistics for bringing together this year's event.
10:45 Out Lately: Finn Johansson
Finn Johansson is back with his fortnightly skate through new music. Tonight he auditons Scotland's Belle and Sebastian, a lifelong DIY punk rocker Rosenstock and the much loved Ben Harper and his latest album Winter Is For Lovers.