Nine To Noon for Friday 23 February 2018
09:05 Another day, another America's Cup plan
The latest plan to host the 36th America's Cup on Auckland's waterfront is an alternative to the plan put forward last week by the Auckland Council and the government. But is it any good? Its backers say it'll be cheaper and won't encroach as much on the harbour, but it's been shot down by Team NZ. Kathryn Ryan talks to Viaduct Harbour Holdings Chief Executive Angela Bull and RNZ Auckland correspondent, Todd Niall.
09:20 Facebook, fake news & the future for tech giants
Could this year could be big tech's version of the 2008 financial crisis? Professor Charlie Beckett of the London School of Economics says there is a crisis in public information, which digital giants must address. Professor Beckett is the founding director of LSE's think-tank for research and debate around international journalism and society and lead commissioner for the University's Truth, Trust and Technology Commission.
09:45 Pacific correspondent Koro Vaka'uta
The clean up in Tonga continues after Cyclone Gita which hit the island last week - the tail end of which wreaked havoc in New Zealand this week. RNZ Pacific's Koro Vaka'uta has just returned from Tonga.
10:05 Stories of the second Great Maori Migration
Exploring what being Māori means today, author and historian Bradford Haami (Ngāti Awa) looks back to the experiences of those who formed part of the second great Maori migration. He has traced the development of an urban Māori identity over the last century in his book, Urban Maori: The Second Great Migration. He spoke to more than 60 people capturing personal stories of whanau who moved to the cities and Australia, away from their Iwi. Bradford Haami has written extensively about Maori history and culture; his books include the bestselling True Red: The Life of an ex-Mongrel Mob Leader and the award-winning Ka Mau Te Wehi: Taking Haka to the World. Brad is also a film writer and consultant whose credits include the series Mataku and the film Mahana.
10:35 Book review
Sally Wenley reviews Hellbent by Gregg Hurwitz, published by Penguin Random House.
10:45 The Reading
In the Land of the Dancing Kings by Paul Horan (part 5 of 5)
11:05 Music reviewer Grant Smithies
11:30 Sports commentator Brendan Telfer
Two medals at the Winter Olympics, making PyeongChang 2018 easily our best ever Winter Olympics; what's happened to the Black Caps, thumped again by Australia in the final of the T20 Tri-Series and the new Super rugby season starts back.
11:45 The week that was with Te Radar and Gemma Gracewood
Our comedians Te Radar and Gemma Gracewood discuss the lighter stories of the week including Britain's KFC chicken crisis!