Nine To Noon for Monday 2 July 2018
09:05 Is more support needed for Māori housing providers?
Does the Government need to do more to support Community Housing Providers as they build and develop affordable homes? A small Māori housing provider is having to sell land it had planned to build more than 60 homes on because of a protracted development process. Could more be done to support social housing groups? Kathryn speaks with Rau Hoskins from the National Māori housing organisation, Te Mata Pihi and Dr Ella Henry a Maori academic at AUT.
09:20 PM's new science advisor
Auckland university Professor of biochemistry, Juliet Gerrard is the new Prime Minister's Science Advisor.
She starts in the role today, taking over from Sir Peter Gluckman. She talks to Kathryn about her approach to the role.
09:45 Moscow buoyant with Football World Cup
Our correspondent in Russia, Matthew Bodner on the smooth running of the Football World Cup, and a jubilant Moscow following Russia's overnight victory against Spain on penalties. Also the upcoming Putin-Trump talks and labour protests against a hike in pension ages.
10:05 Fiona Kidman: teddy boys, the jukebox murder & executions
In setting out to write her latest novel, Fiona Kidman tells Kathryn Ryan she intended to write about the fragility of young lives: how they can change suddenly and completely. This developed into This Mortal Boy, the fictionalised account of one of the final executions to take place in New Zealand. Albert Black, 20, was hanged at Mount Eden Prison just before Christmas in 1955, for the murder of 18 year old Alan Jacques on Queen's Street. It was popularly referred to as the Jukebox Murder. The novel is set amid the growing panic over apparently delinquent rock 'n' roll teenagers, following the inflammatory Mazengarb Report.
10:35 Book review - How We Desire by Carolin Emcke
Reviewed by Holly Walker, published by Text Publishing.
10:45 The Reading
My Father’s Island written and read by Adam Dudding (part 1 of 10)
11:05 Political commentators
On the agenda is the new Families Package, business confidence, David Parker's political handing of Te Arai property development and Wellywood.
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 Lashings: from top notch to top nosh brownies
Jackie Lee Morrison trained as a pastry chef at five-star London hotel Claridges, before working at near-by celebrity hotspot Chiltern Firehouse and Micheline star French eatery Galvin La Chapelle. She has just secured a premises for her business Lashings, having moved to New Zealand and initially selling her handmade brownies at Frank Kitts underground market, on line and at the Wellington Chocolate factory. Jackie's varieties include goats cheese and prosciutto brownie with fig, and a peanut butter brownie with raspberry jam. Jackie shares a recipe for a vegemite brownie.
11:45 2018 Garden Bird Survey & plastic pollution
Kennedy Warne talks to Kathryn Ryan about the results, trends and the significance of the 2018 Garden Bird Survey Also, the threat plastic pollution is posing to albatrosses. Seattle-based photographer turned filmmaker Chris Jordan placed his movie Albatross for free viewing to mark World Oceans Day last month which was focused on plastic pollution. Meanwhile new research from Forest & Bird is showing the risk to seabirds from plastic rubbish is worse in the seas around New Zealand than anywhere else in the world.
Music played in this show
Artist: Josh Rouse
Song: Lazy Days
Album: Josh Rouse and the Vacations
Song: Don't Look Back in Anger
Album: What's the Story Morning Glory