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10:20 Festival organisers race to keep up with Covid alert levels

If you're organising any kind of event right now the changes in Covid-19 alert level restrictions are challenging your plans.
Moving alert levels from three to two and two to one presents all kinds of logistical hoops to jump through, as Karyn finds out from the producer of Splore music festival, Fred Kublilkowski.

Splore Festival runs for three days and "welcomes all friendly caring humans to join our Mindful Tribe of Party Animals for this glorious weekend."

Splore Festival runs for three days Photo: supplied

10:30 Chasing runaway koi carp in the Kaipara's Lake Taharoa

Koi carp contribute to poor water quality and a serious problem in both New Zealand and Australia. This week a koi carp has been spotted by a 10 year old boy fishing in the 50,000 year old dune Lake Taharoa in the Kaipara District of Northland. Authorities are alarmed by the sighting of koi carp as Local Democracy's Northland reporter Susan Botting explains.

Koi carp

Koi carp Photo: Supplied /Stella McQueen

10:45 Midweek Mediawatch: Talk radio, Britney Spears and closing the border

Mediawatch's weekly catch-up with Lately. This week Hayden Donnell talks to Karyn Hay about a clarification regarding his earlier report on talk radio host Sean Plunket, plus Britney Spears's doco and Duncan Garner's call to close the border.

Magic Talk's Sean Plunket and his dog pax in the studio.

Magic Talk's Sean Plunket and his dog pax in the studio. Photo: screenshot / MagicTalk