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10.20 Record high winds cause a marathon Interislander crossing

A map of the Kaitaki's route up and down the Marlborough Sounds.

Photo: Supplied

Unusual high winds prevented the Kaitaki Interislander to berth at Picton for more than 10 hours stranding 579 passengers and crew at sea. Interislander Executive General Manager, Walter Rushbrook, updates Karyn about what happened with the Kaitaki crossing today and what happens next with the Interislander schedule.


10.30  New Zealand-born detainee in Turkey   

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has lashed out at Australia for dumping responsibility for a woman and two young children detained at the Turkish border on New Zealand. The 26-year-old detainee - described by the Turkish government as an Islamic State terrorist - was caught trying to enter Turkey illegally from Syria. Karyn speaks with Dr Marnie Lloydd who is a lecturer in the Faculty of Law at Victoria University of Wellington.

A 26-year-old New Zealand citizen, right, and two children were taken to court at Hatay under security measures. Turkye's Ministry of National Defence said they tried to enter from Syria illegally.

Photo: AFP / Anadolu Agency

10.40 Thousands in New Plymouth without electricity

Thousands of homes in New Plymouth are without power this evening due to high winds. Fire fighters have attended more than 50 weather callouts around Taranaki today, due to wind gusts of up to 120 kilometres an hour. New Plymouth mayor Neil Holdom gives an update.

New Plymouth mayor Neil Holdom.

New Plymouth mayor Neil Holdom. Photo: RNZ / Robin Martin

10.45 Fight or flight: animated doco series to help young people with Anxiety

One in four people in New Zealand experience anxiety and more than half of youth report feelings of isolation. Fight or Flight: My Journey With Anxiety is an animated documentary series about "mental distress and recovery in young adults" Karyn speaks with director Michelle Cameron.