Nine To Noon for Thursday 6 June 2019
09:05 IAG: taking greater account of risk
In March IAG, which corners almost half of the capital's insurance market, pulled back from writing new insurance policies in Wellington. But IAG later said it wouldn't retreat from the Wellington market, rather it will continue to consider to offer insurance "subject to normal underwriting guidelines, taking greater account of risk". Indeed IAG is moving to a risk-based pricing model in July. Executive Manager Corporate Relations Bryce Davies discusses IAG's move to risk based pricing, and what it means for customers, with Kathryn Ryan.
09:20 What place should glass have in high-rise developments?
New York Mayor Bill de Blasio declared skyscrapers made of glass and steel "have no place in our city or our Earth anymore", arguing their energy inefficient design contributes to global warning. His comments come as Auckland's newest highrise, the "glaze-skinned" PwC Tower at the Commercial Bay development, is set to top out next week. Joining Kathryn is the PwC Tower's lead architect, Pat Daly, from Woods Bagot and Dr Hendrik Schoenefeldt who is a lecturer in sustainable architecture from the University of Kent.
09:45 Trump makes waves in UK, D-Day commemorations and the Tory leadership race
UK Harriet Line reports on how Donald Trump conducted himself during his state visit to the UK, the 75th anniversary of the D-Day landings and Boris Johnson remaining the front runner in the battle to replace Theresa May as battle lines are drawn on Brexit, education and tax.
10:05 Developing the next generation of Maori leaders
Shay Wright is a young entrepreneur on a mission to develop the next generation of Māori community and business leaders. He is co-founder of the consultancy Te Whare Hukahuka which runs a range of programmes - including business and leadership coaching, and most recently a programme for rangitahi - to give young Maori governance skills. The Ka Eke Poutama programme now has 140 alumni, who sit on more than 100 different boards. To make the organisation financially sustainable, Shay and co-founder Travis O'Keefe have recently launched a start-up online retail business, selling a range of mainly eco-based New Zealand products to the world.Shay Wright says there's a thirst within young Maori for governance training to set them on a path towards a range of organisations - from corporates, to community organisations to iwi, hapu and marae boards.
10:35 Book review - Lost and Wanted by Nell Freudenberger
Carole Beu of the Women's Bookshop reviews Lost and Wanted by Nell Freudenberger. This book is published by Knopf Publishing Group.
10:45 The Reading
Susy Pointon's Milk is read by Helen Jones. (Part 3 or 4)
11:05 RIP iTunes, and welcome to America - give us your social media accounts
Technology commentator Bill Bennett looks at Apple's decision to pull the plug on iTunes and what it intends to offer instead, and if you want to visit America, you'll have to hand over your social media accounts for the past five years.
11:25 "Where's the tat?' : when 5 year olds are still getting words awry
Speech and Language Therapist Christian Wright with more tips and tricks for parents of five year olds with speech sound errors, such at 'tat' for cat, and 'hostible' for hospital.
11:45 New seasons of Fleabag, Handmaid's Tale and end of Chernobyl
Film and TV reviewer Chris Schulz looks at the new season of Fleabag, the third season of the Handmaid's Tale and the popularity of 5-part series Chernobyl.