Nine To Noon for Monday 18 June 2018
09:05 Current forestry practices 'sub-optimal': land use report
The urgency of transitioning to more sustainable and climate-aligned forestry practices is being highlighted in a new report on land use by the Policy Observatory at AUT. It argues the current approach to rural land use isn't integrated enough and will create long term economic and environmental burdens. What's at stake has already been brought into sharp focus twice this year with extreme weather events in the East Cape and Tasman. Dr David Hall is a Senior Researcher at The Policy Observatory at the Auckland University of Technology.
09:25 Explosive Kangeroo doco comes to NZ screens
The kangaroo is unique to Australia and appears on the country's coat of arms, national airline, and sports teams. But a polarising new documentary made by a New Zealander and her film maker partner is showing another, darker side to Australia's relationship with the hopping marsupial. Kathryn Ryan talks to the New Zealand-born co-director, Kate McIntyre Clere, about the Australian-wide debate she wants to spark about the future of the kangaroo. Kangaroo: A Love-Hate Story will debut in New Zealand from 19th June.
09:45 Africa correspondent Debora Patta
The Democratic Republic of the Congo faces its ninth Ebola outbreak; social media clampdowns in Uganda, Tanzania and Kenya; and Noura Hussein's death sentence shines a light on child marriage.
10:05 New Zealand's master among the masters
From 5Ks to marathons, New Zealand runner John Campbell has shattered every record in the over-40 record book. In an incredible 1990 season, John went undefeated as a master in 22 races, including wins in the Los Angeles and New York marathons. But it was at the Boston Marathon that year where he made his biggest mark, setting the Masters world record that was considered by many to be unbeatable. It's a feat that has since been overtaken - but he still holds the event record some 28 years later with a time of 2:11:04. Kathryn talks to John about his early years in Ravensbourne outside of Dunedin, and asks what next for the 69-year-old.
10:35 Book review - When Life Gives You Lululemons by Lauren Weisberger
Reviewed by Gina Rogers reviews, published by HarperCollins.
10:45 The Reading
The Stove Rake by Denise Keay read by Tandi Wright (Part 6 of 10)
11:05 Politics with Matthew Hooton and Stephen Mills
Shane Jones' savaging of Fonterra; the backlash faced by Green MP Eugenie Sage, who 's found herself approving a water bottling plant that she had previously condemned; and signs of discontent at Auckland council.
Matthew Hooton is the managing director of the PR and lobbying firm, Exceltium. Stephen Mills is the executive director of UMR Research and former political adviser to two Labour governments.
11:30 Food the world wakes up to
Bridget Foliaki-Davis is an Auckland born and bred, award winning chef, who grew up in Otara and is proudly Nga Puhi. After learning her craft at Manukau Institute of Technology, she worked in hotels and restaurants in her home city before heading overseas and settling in Sydney. She's just published her second book Breakfast Around The World, which features 50 different breakfast recipes from around the globe. She talks to Kathryn about her food journey, and how to make perfect porridge.
11:45 Kennedy Warne: the new Paparoa Great Walk
Kennedy Warne has a sneak peak at the construction of the new Paparoa Great Walk, on the West Coast, scheduled to open Easter 2019. He speaks to Kathryn Ryan from the historic mining town of Blackball, one of the gateways for the new track.