Nine To Noon for Monday 22 August 2016
09:05 Thousands of Auckland dogs on death row
More than 3000 menacing dogs were euthanised in Auckland last year, compared with 48 in Wellington. Auckland dog control officers say there could be 25,000 unregistered dogs living in various parts of the city that they have no contact with. Nine to Noon speaks with Geoff Keber, the council's manager of Animal Management and Les Dalton, President of the NZ Institute of Animal Management.
09:30 Designs on Auckland
With the recent sign off of Auckland's development blueprint, the heat is on to get the planning and design stages right. Auckland now has a new single set of planning rules to manage the city's future growth. Dr Lee Beattie from Auckland University's School of Architecture explains the need for good design when building new homes and developing neighbourhoods.
09:45 Europe correspondent, Carsten von Nahmen
Germany's interior minister proposes a partial ban of the burqa, the mood among Germans towards nearly 1.1 million new refugees, & Angela Merkel faces a regional election.
10:05 Patricia Routledge on Beatrix Potter
Perhaps best known as Hyacinth Bucket from Keeping Up Appearances, award-winning stage and screen actor Patricia Routledge talks to Nine to Noon about making a comeback to our screens - this time with Jemima Puddleduck, Mrs Tiggy-Winkle and Peter Rabbit. She has written and presented her first TV documentary Beatrix Potter with Patricia Routledge.
10:35 Book review - The Comet Seekers by Helen Sedgwick
Reviewed by Hannah August, published by Penguin Random House
10:45 The Reading
Snapper in a Landscape written and told by Declan O'Neill (Part 4 of 6)
11:05 Political commentators Stephen Mills and Matthew Hooton
Politics from the left and the right with our commentators
11:30 Kiwi Pizza Oven Cooking
Auckland chef and culinary arts lecturer, Alan Brown with recipes for Kiwi pizza oven cooking. Peanut Butter Chicken, Lamb Ribs and Roasted Brussel Sprouts, which can also be cooked in your home kitchen.
11:45 Urbanist Tommy Honey
With the US election looming, candidates are turning their attention to Housing in search of votes, and their solutions are similar to what we have here. In Austin Texas, a start-up is proposing tiny houses that fit into a ‘rack’ like wine bottles, meanwhile, north of the border, Vancouver – once a real estate boomtown - is experiencing a drastic correction.