09:05 Thousands of Auckland dogs on death row

Dangerous dog, generic

Photo: 123RF

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

Lee Beattie

Lee Beattie Photo: supplied

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

Stephen Mills and Matthew Hooton

Stephen Mills and Matthew Hooton Photo: Dru Falkner / RNZ

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.


Tim Kaine's Vision for the Future of Fair Housing, CityLab

Kasita unveils prefabricated tiny houses that slot into "racks" like wine bottles, Dezeen 

Vancouver Housing Market Implodes: Average Home Price Plunges 20% In 1 Month - "The Market Is Devastated", Zerohedge.com

B.C. Liberals To ‘Get The Blame' As Vancouver Home Sales Plunge 85%, Huffington Post