Nine To Noon for Tuesday 17 July 2018
09:05 Financial advisors: Banks benefit at Kiwisavers' cost
Could hundreds of thousands of investors in Kiwi Saver be missing out to the tune of a billion dollars? Financial advisor John Cliffe tells Kathryn Ryan why he and a group of financial advisors have written an open letter to the Financial Markets Authority and the Reserve Bank
09:15 Te Papa defends job cut proposals
25 jobs are set to go under a proposed restructure at Te Papa which has led to accusations that the museum's reputation and ability to carry out its statutory duty could be seriously compromised if it goes ahead. In a statement, Te Papa has said the museum is looking to modernise its approach in caring for and accessing the collections as a result of changing technology. Kathryn Ryan talks to Geraint Martin the Chief Executive of Te Papa.
09:30 Northern Territories youth justice system still "broken"
Eight months after a damning Australian Royal Commission report into youth justice in the Northern Territory, and a raft of recommendations, a leading Aboriginal justice organisation says the system is still broken, Kathryn talks with David Woodroffe, principal legal officer for the North Australian Aboriginal Justice Agency David Woodroffe.
09:45 Trump sides with Putin over FBI
US correspondent Susan Milligan on the extraordinary outcome of the talks between Presidents Putin and Trump in Helsinki. The US President has said he believes Russia over the US intelligence agencies, which had previously concluded the Russians meddled in the US elections. Also, what is the state of the US relationship with Europe?
10:05 Cyberwarfare and the truth about the American election hacks
In a world in which almost everything is connected, our society is more target rich for hackers than ever before. It's not surprising, then, that cyber threats now pose a bigger danger to world security than terrorism and nuclear weapons. The New York Times' National Security correspondent David E. Sanger - calls them 'The Perfect Weapon', the title of his new book. He talks to Kathryn Ryan about his investigations and how cyber warfare is transforming geo-politics; from the US attacks on Iran and North Korea, to the Russian attacks on the American election, and the wanna cry hack that temporarily crippled the NHS.
10:35 Book review - So Much Life Left Over by Louis de Bernieres
Quentin Johnson reviews So Much Life Left Over by Louis de Bernieres, published by Penguin Random House.
10:45 The Reading
Dance of the Peacocks by James McNeish, read by Ian Johnstone. Part two of 10.
This reading is not available online due to copyright restrictions.
11:05 Business commentator Gyles Beckford
Gyles Beckford talks to Kathryn about the signs of a potential sharp slowdown in the economy. Also, the Reserve Bank is crediting the loan to value ratios with making mortgage holders more secure against financial shocks and market downturns.
11:30 Pop-up globe founder on Shakespeare’s life changing theatre
Pop-up Globe founder and artistic director Dr Miles Gregory has recently been awarded a Sir Peter Blake Leadership award for his efforts as an arts pioneer and innovator. 450,000 have experienced the Pop-up Globe in the last two years, and Auckland's fourth season is announced today. Dr Gregory tells Kathryn Ryan how for him Shakespeare was a life-changing experience.
11:45 New broadcasting funding
Media commentator Gavin Ellis says the allocation of $15 million in new broadcasting funding does not bode well for the concept of a multi-platform public service media system. And Canada’s Globe & Mail has introduced an experimental transparency system on its website aimed at giving readers a clear insight into how its news is gathered and editorial applied.
Gavin Ellis is a media commentator and former editor of the New Zealand Herald. He can be contacted on email@example.com