Nine To Noon for Monday 12 June 2017
09:05 Kiwis increasingly frustrated with tourism
Surveys show increasing levels of public frustration with tourists – is the government's additional funding for infrastructure enough? Kathryn Ryan interviews Graham Smith, the mayor of the MacKenzie District; Tourism New Zealand chief executive Stephen England-Hall; and tourism researcher Simon Milne from AUT.
09:20 Odor sensor devices to diagnose disease
Kathryn Ryan talks to Cristina Davis, who is part of a multi-disciplinary team working on developing an an odor sensor device to diagnose disease. She is a Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at the University of California, Davis. She is also the Director of the Bioinstrumentation and BioMEMS Laboratory.
09:45 Europe correspondent Seamus Kearney
Seamus reports in on the fallout from the shock UK result, what it means for Brexit and for Northern Ireland
10:05 Arni Wainui: Pioneer of te reo Maori education
Kathryn Ryan meets Arni Wainui, retiring principal of Te Wharekura o Arowhenua, one of only six Maori immersion schools in the South Island. She founded the school in Southland two decades ago when wasn't able to get her own kids into a kura kaupapa. She ran the school illegally at a local marae for two years, before the Education Ministry gave it official sanction. She tells Nine to Noon about her journey and her legacy.
10:35 Book review
Naomi Campbell reviews Theft by Finding by David Sedaris
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10:45 The Reading
11:05 Political commentators Mike Williams and Matthew Hooton
Mike and Matthew discuss Labour's soon to be announced immigration policy plus the implications from the UK's shock election result
11:30 Kai ora – cooking with karengo, kumara and kawakawa
Kathryn Ryan talks to Gretta Carney from Hapi cafe in Napier about Kai ora, traditional Maori food, including karengo, kumara and kawakawa. Gretta is also taking part at an event at Te Papa this Saturday Ngā Kai o Matariki: Celebrating Māori Cuisine
11:45 Urbanist Bill McKay
Bill ponders New Zealand's long, poor, primitive history of miserable toilet facilities.
Bill McKay is Senior Lecturer in the School of Architecture and Planning at the University of Auckland.