Lately for Friday 19 February 2021
10:20 New Zealand's Covid vaccine rollout has started
New Zealand's Covid vaccine rollout is officially under way. Twenty-five vaccinators received the first of two Pfizer-BioNtech doses today at Auckland's Jet Park Hotel today. They're the first of 100 vacinators - mostly nurses - who will go on to vaccinate 12-thousand border workers and their families, starting in Auckland tomorrow. Karyn speaks with vaccine specialist, Dr Helen Petousis-Harris.
10.25 Confidence needed for Covid vaccine delivery
Pacific health leaders are discussing how best to increase confidence to combat misinformation spreading about the Covid-19 vaccines. A survey by the Ministry of Health shows Maori and Pasifika are more worried than others about the safety of the vaccine. Dr Api Talemaitoga - distinguished fellow of the Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners and Chair of the Pasifika GP Network - shares his insights.
10.30 Mediawatch Update: more Magic Talk change
Magic Talk has been on Mediawatch's radar for the last few weeks, and today the Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister, Grant Roberston, has decided to pull out of his weekly chat with the station. Mediawatch's Hayden Donnell joins us to decipher this latest development.
10:40 Kiwi Rules: The Chills - Martin Phillipps
Martin Phillipps from the Chills is Karyn's guest on Kiwi Rules tonight and he's playing it forward with Anthonie Tonnon "Two Free Hands" and Aldous Harding "Weight of the Planets". This is the Chills "Monolith" from their new album "Scatterbrain"