Lately for Tuesday 10 November 2020
10:20 Napier braces itself for another night of rough weather
A second night of wild weather is forecast for Napier and a special emergency telephone number - 0800-422-923 - has been set up to help. Karyn speaks with Napier's mayor Kirsten Wise about how people are faring today and what the next steps are to help the city get back on its feet.
10:30 New Zealand's on the list to receive the first batch of Pfizer's Covid-19 vaccine
Early results of a large-scale trial run by American drug company Pfizer show its Covid-19 vaccine appears to be more than 90-percent effective. Karyn summarises conversations about the vaccine's development with Professor David Murdoch of Otago University and Minister for Research, Science and Innovation Minister Megan Woods.
10:45 Festive flare with wilding pine management in South Canterbury
With Christmas just around the corner, the crew at High Country Contracting in South Canterbury has decided to sell wilding pines as Christmas trees for a charitable cause. Wilding pines are classified as a pest in New Zealand, and Khan Adams and his crew cut down thousands each year. Karyn speaks with Khan about how this charitable idea came about.