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10:18 America's Cup: today's racing viewed from the water

Team New Zealand has one hand on the America's Cup after going 6-3 up, with another victory over Luna Rossa today in race nine on the Waitemata Harbour in Auckland. But only one race was possible - celebrated yachtswoman and sailing coach Penny Whiting joins Karyn to talk about the conditions on the water today.

Team New Zealand off their foils, America's Cup race 8, 2021.


10:24 America's Cup: Local knowledge wins the race

Commentator for the 36th America's Cup, Peter Lester, speaks with Karyn about today's racing and his reference to the "Nga Pipi shift" as a way of describing some of the signature wind changes on the Waitemata Harbour that gave Team New Zealand the advantage in today's first race and meant the second race couldn't proceed.

Emirates Team New Zealand fan at America's Cup Race Village in Auckland's viaduct

Photo: RNZ / Jogai Bhatt

10:33 New Zealand's diabetes rate is predicted to skyrocket

The number of New Zealanders with type 2 diabetes is expected to increase by 70 to 90 percent over the next 20 years if nothing is done to address the growing epidemic. A PwC report commissioned by Diabetes New Zealand and several health organisations has found the cost of the disease could balloon to $3.5 billion by 2040 if better systems are not put in place. Karyn speaks with Diabetes New Zealand's chief executive, Heather Verry. 

10:45 Rotorua battles community violence blamed on homelessness

Rotorua is planning to spend hundreds of thousands of dollars on security cameras to try and curb problems with violence and anti-social behaviour, which are being blamed on rough sleepers.   A crime statistics report released last year rated the Rotorua area worst among 66 regions. Rough sleepers are getting a lot of the blame for antisocial or violent behaviour, so are the so-called 501 deportees from Australia. Rotorua Lakes Mayor, Steve Chadwick joins Karyn to explain the problem.

Rotorua mayor Steve Chadwick.

Photo: Andrew Warner / Rotorua Daily Post