Lately for Thursday 4 February 2021
10.20 New Zealand's Master Plumbers warn acceptable lead levels are dangerously high
Dunedin City Council has now admitted that one of its lead sample tests of water from Waikouaiti returned a level almost 40 times the acceptable limit, and Dunedin's Mayor Aaron Hawkins says efforts to find the contamination source are well underway.
New Zealand's Master Plumbers, Gasfitters and Drainlayers CEO Greg Wallace speaks with Karyn about testing for lead including standards for taps and pipes and why the safety of our drinking water is questionable.
10:45 The Rest Is History: Celebrating the first woman to swim across Cook Strait
On this day back in 1975, then 17-year-old Lynne Cox became the first woman to swim across Cook Strait from North to South Island.
Tonight, Lynne speaks with Karyn Hay from her home in Long Beach, California about what she remembers of the 12 hour swim that day and her long distance elite swimming since, as well as the latest books Lynne's writing and her motivation speaking including how best to respond to daily life during the coronavirus pandemic.