Lately for Friday 26 March 2021
10:20 Bluff oyster industry on tenterhooks again
The deadly parasite Bonamia ostreae has been found in three wild oysters in Foveaux Strait. The parasite was first found in New Zealand in the Marlborough Sounds six years ago and then again in 2017 from Oysters in Big Glory Bay on Stewart Island. It's the middle of the oyster season and no one got much work done today as the industry met to talk about what needs to be done. Willie Calder is a fourth generation Bluff oyster fisherman.
10:30 Fatberg closes Wellington beach
It's Code Brown at Wellington's popular Island Bay beach because of a sewage overflow discharging into the bay. Wellington City Council has tweeted the beach is closed to recreational users.
The council's spokesperson, Richard Maclean explains what's happening.
10:45 Out Lately with Finn Johansson
Finn plays tracks from Paul McCartney's 18th solo album McCartney III and in April, he is releasing a reimagined version. The cinematic video for The Kiss of Venus was released on Thursday - a new colaboration with Dominic Fike turning a smooth acoustic ballad into a R&B pop song.