Nine To Noon for Tuesday 12 June 2018
09:05 Focus on young people to lower crime: report
A new report from the Chief Science Advisor's Office wants the government to focus on very young children and their families, to reduce rates of youth crime. In the second report in a series about New Zealand's prison population the focus has shifted to children and steering them away from the prison pipe-line. It says early identification and intervention is key, and is cost effective. Kathryn speaks with Associate Professor Joe Boden, the Deputy Director of the Christchurch Health and Development Study, at the Department of Psychological Medicine, Otago University in Christchurch.
09:20 NZ's healthy bee population masks serious threats
High demand for Manuka honey has fueled a "gold rush" in the industry and is driving up the demand for hives. Bee numbers are high with 887,510 registered beehives in the country producing almost 15-thousand tonnes of honey last year. Hive losses are relatively low but with a big population comes risks from disease and parasites quickly spreading. Kathryn speaks to Dr David Pattemore, a pollination specialist about the risks of behind New Zealand's healthy bee numbers. Also Wellington beekeeper, Frank Linsday.
09:45 Trump meets Kim: Entertainment or democracy?
USA correspondent: Steve Almond on the USA and North Korean summit in Singapore gets into swing. What will be decided when President Trump finally meets Kim Jung Un? Will it be more entertainment than diplomacy?
10:05 Russia 2018 World Cup, red card to corruption ?
With the big football World Cup kick-off just days away, we look at the state of football's world governing body FIFA and ask whether anything has changed at head office since its corruption scandal three years ago. Buzzfeed reporter Ken Bensinger's is the author of Red Card, a book which breaks down the US probe into FIFA, and reveals tales of rampant bribery, vote selling, and kickbacks. Red Card is soon to be made into a major film.
10:35 Book review - Hellholes of the World by David G. Brown
Ian Telfer reviews Hellholes of the World by David G. Brown, published by Archetype.
10:45 The Reading
The Stove Rake by Denise Keay read by Tandi Wright (Part 2 of 10)
11:05 Business commentator Nikki Mandow
Nikki has more on the Australian Royal Commission into Banking and Financial services, plus another business confidence survey shows companies are pessimistic and annual result from British American Tobacco's NZ arm shows just how much tobacco companies are putting into our economy.
11:30 Kite skiing & climbing in Antarctica
Mark Sedon talks with Kathryn Ryan about being part of a remarkable expedition kite skiing across Antarctica to climb Mt Spectre. Along with British adventurer Leo Houldin and Frenchman Jean Burgun, he spent 55 days, dragging sleds weighing 180 kilograms in temperatures of -35C. Mark will tell his story as part of the NZ Mountain Film and Book Festival, which he founded with his wife Jo in 2002. This year they'll screen 82 film from around the world.
11:45 Police apologise to Nicky Hager
Police apologise to investigative journalist Nicky Hager for breaching his rights in 2014; the Court of Appeal NZME/Stuff merger hearing has finished but is it the last throw of the dice; Paul Dacre's legacy at Britain's Daily Mail and decades after it thought it had done a deal over the Clutha Leader, Allied Press finally gets to own the paper.
Gavin Ellis is a media commentator and former editor of the New Zealand Herald. He can be contacted on email@example.com