Nine To Noon for Thursday 26 May 2016
09:05 $5000 incentive for homeless to leave Auckland
The social housing minister Paula Bennett plans to pay homeless families five thousand dollars to move from Auckland to other centres including Ngaruawahia, Huntly, Gisborne, Palmerston North, Whanganui, and Lower Hutt. Kathryn speaks with the Whanganui Mayor Annette Main, and Gisborne District Councillor Meridith Akuhata-Brown about how the policy might work and what sort of housing, jobs and support will be available to families wanting to move.
09:20 Transpower predicts massive shakeup in power sector
The country's power grid operator is predicting a massive shakeup in the power sector including the failure of some lines companies amid a big uptake of new technologies such as solar. Transpower CEO Alison Andrews discusses the future of the sector.
09:30 How will the ambitions of the Paris Agreement on climate change be fulfilled?
The Paris Agreement on climate change has set ambitious targets for reducing greenhouse gas emissions to pull back the long-term global temperature rises. But how will those ambitions be achieved? Lavanya Rajamani is a visiting environmental legal expert from the Indian Centre for Policy Research. She was a part of the UN's core drafting and advisory team at the Paris negotiations and is in Wellington as a guest of Victoria University as its Sir Frank Holmes Fellow. Professor Rajamani says the aspirational target of a 1 point 5 degrees Celsius reduction in temperature - will require developed and developing countries to differentiate their efforts for reducing emissions.
09:45 UK correspondent Kate Adie
The EU referendum, football management and obesity.
10:05 The remote little island that captured the design world
Canadian multimillionaire, Zita Cobb talks to Nine to Noon about growing up on Fogo Island, and the bold architectural project she was involved with to nurse it back to economic health.
The project has been made into a documentary called Strange & Familiar, Architecture on Fogo Island which is screening as part of the Resene Architecture & Design Film Festival 2016 which opens in Wellington today, before heading down to Dunedin and Christchurch between June and July. The full programme is available @ Rialto.co.nz
10:35 Book review - A French Wedding by Hannah Tunniclifffe
reviewed by Gina Rogers, published by Macmillan
10:45 The Reading
Fitz by Jenifer Roberts, read by Owen Scott. Part 4 of 10.
11:05 New technology with Sarah Putt
Sarah Putt on Google's modular phone, pay per view versus piracy and the Budget - a timeline in technology.
11:25 Language development in young children
Speech and language therapist Christian Wright discusses how to stimulate young children's language development as a part of everyday life.
11:45 Viewing with Duncan Greive
Duncan Greive on quitting Game of Thrones, the New Netflix show Lady Dynamite, Bryan Bruce's Inside NZ education documentary and Happy Valley, the new ultra-grim Lightbox Yorkshire kidnap story.