Lately for Wednesday 17 February 2021
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.
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.
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.