Nine To Noon for Tuesday 7 March 2017
09:05 Rape Crisis reject "data-for-funding" contracts
Rape Crisis groups say they will refuse to accept contracts with the Ministry of Social Development if it insists on making them hand over private information about clients in exchange for funding. As of July the Ministry plans on requiring all the NGOs it has contracts with to hand over information about clients - including their name, age, ethnicity, address and the names of any dependent children. Last week Nine to Noon spoke to Murray Edridge - the Ministry's head of community investment who said the Ministry needs that information to ensure it's getting value for money out of the contracts and to link up data different government departments have on people.
Kathryn Ryan speaks to Andrea Black, spokesperson for the National Collective of Rape Crisis and Related Groups Aotearoa and to Lesley Ayland the Chief Executive Officer of WellStop - an organisation which gives counselling and treatment to perpetrators of sexual violence.
09:25 Forest & Bird quits water forum
Forest & Bird is pulling out of the Land and Water Forum, saying the government has largely ignored the forum's advice on fresh water standards, coming up with its own "timid" plan. The forum was established nine years ago - bringing more than 50 groups from industry, iwi, science and the non-governmental sector together to make reccomendations to government on water standards. Kathryn Ryan speaks with Forest & Bird CEO Kevin Hague.
09:45 USA correspondent
Steve Almond with the latest from the US.
10:05 Are ice-baths effective for athlete muscle recovery?
After a heavy training session or a bruising match, the All Blacks and athletes from a range of sporting codes have used ice-baths to help muscle recovery. But a new study by an international team, which includes scientists from the University of Auckland's Liggins Institute, shows that immersion in cold water does not reduce inflammation.
David Cameron-Smith is a Professor of Nutrition at the Liggins Institute and he says they are a bone-chilling waste of time.
10:35 Book review
Laura Caygill reviews The Chillbury Ladies' Choir by Jennifer Ryan.
10:45 The Reading
11:05 Business commentator Rod Oram
Rod Oram talks to Kathryn Ryan about the Zespri brand turning 20 years old. And Mavis Mullins will join the NZ Business Hall of Fame
11:30 Taking Patu to the people: health and fitness for whanau
Kathryn Ryan speaks to personal trainer, Levi Armstrong. Patu Aotearoa is an enterprise aimed at improving the fitness and health of Maori and Pasifika people who wouldn't normally go near a gym. Levi Armstrong and Jackson Waerea, have developed an exercise programme that they've takento workplaces, schools and marae around Hastings.
11:45 Media commentator Gavin Ellis
Gavin Ellis talks to Kathryn Ryan about a survey of current journalists’ perceptions of ethical practices. Also the latest circulation and readership results show a changing of the guard in the Sundays market.
Gavin Ellis is a media commentator and former editor of the New Zealand Herald. He can be contacted on email@example.com
Music played in this show
Artist: Andrew Keoghan
Song: Bright Idea
Album: Artic Tales Divide
Label: Brave Beluga
Artist: The Staves
Album: If I Was
Label: Warner Music
Artist: The Lumineers
Song: Ho Hey
Composer: Schultz / Fraites
Album: The Lumineers