Nine To Noon for Friday 21 June 2019
09:05 Wastewater woes: Consent sought for overflows in Queenstown
The purity of lakes in the Queenstown district could be under threat by a resource consent being sought by the Queenstown Lakes District Council to discharge wastewater into the region's freshwater bodies when there's an overspill - essentially a blockage, breakage or overcapacity in the network. Both Wanaka and Queenstown draw their main drinking water supplies from the big lakes. Joining Kathryn to talk about why the Council is seeking the consent is Ulrich Glasner from the Queenstown Lake District Council and Don Robertson from Guardians of Lake Wanaka who is calling the plans a "license to pollute".
09:20 Inside America's child migrant detention centres
After researching the shocking conditions kids in detention centres had to deal with, US immigration reporter Aura Bogado set out to talk to some of them. That's how she found Wilson, a six-year old boy from Guatemala who features in the animated short 'The Office of Missing Children'. Aura Bogado talks to Kathryn Ryan about what's happened to some of the families that have been ripped apart.
The Office of Missing Children screens with feature Midnight Traveler at the Documentary Edge Festival
09:45 Pacific Correspondent Koro Vaka'uta
RNZ Pacific journalist Koro Vaka'uta with news from the Pacific region.
10:05 Helen Manson: documenting disasters & celebrating humanity
Helen Manson is a New Zealand award winning humanitarian photographer, based in Uganda. Her work has taken her to some of the world's most challenging places, documenting natural and man made disasters and subsequent humanitarian crisis, working with some of the world's biggest non-profits and charities. She has photographed ISIS wives in post war Iraq, the desperate plight of displaced Rohingya muslims in the world's largest refugee camp in Bangladesh, to child slaves in Ghana. Helen and husband Tim live in Kampala with their three young children - daughters Hope and Eva, and son Maz. She's just been in New Zealand on a speaking and photography tour.
10:35 Book review - Chanel's Riviera by Anne de Courcy
Jane Westaway reviews Chanel's Riviera by Anne de Courcy, which is published by Hachette NZ.
10:45 The Reading
The Ice Shelf written and adapted by Anne Kennedy told by Amy Tarleton (Part 10 - final episode, RNZ)
11:05 New music with Grant Smithies
For a shy boy from Hamilton, Jordan Rakei has come a long way, teaching himself to make beats in a Brisbane bedroom, moving to London, signing to the UK’s mighty Ninja Tune label and recently working in the studio with Chic’s Nile Rodgers. We hear two tracks from Rakei’s third album Origin today, alongside tasty musical morsels from Auckland’s New Existentialists and Brooklyn hip hop pioneers Gang Starr.
11:30 Sports commentator Brendan Telfer
The Black Caps significant win over South Africa at Cricket World Cup, and the remarkable viewing figures around last weekend's India v Pakistan match. Also the declining fortunes of Australian rugby.
11:45 The week that was : puppy dog tales
James Elliot and Gemma Gracewood take a look at the lighter side of the week's headlines with a focus on cute puppies.