Nine To Noon for Monday 19 October 2020
09:05 A new political landscape - commentators Sherson & Jones
Trish, Neale and Kathryn dissect the election result.
Neale Jones was Chief of Staff to Labour Leader Jacinda Ardern, and prior to that was Chief of Staff to Andrew Little. He is the director of Capital Government Relations.
Trish Sherson is from corporate affairs firm Sherson Willis, and a former ACT press secretary.
09:30 Where to now for the Greens?
With 64 seats, Labour has more than enough to govern alone, and does not need the Green party's 10 seats.The Green party was part of the coalition government for the last three years with three Ministerial portfolios sitting outside cabinet. Green Party co-leader Marama Davidson talks to Kathryn about the election night result and what happens now is respect to talks with Labour.
09:45 Africa Correspondent, Debora Patta
How the African continent is coping with covid and police brutality is in the spotlight in South Africa after the fatal shooting of a young mixed race teenager.
10:05 Some Kind of Heaven, retirement living Florida-style
Behind the scenes with Director Lance Oppenheim who has made a documentary about America's largest retirement community, located in Florida. Some Kind of Heaven is his directorial feature debut, after graduating from Harvard University's Visual and Environmental Studies programme last year. The lens is focused on Ann, Reggie, Barbara and Dennis who are among the 100,000 retirees living at the Villages in Florida.
10:35 Book review - Te Mahi Oneone Hua Parakore: A Maori Soil Sovereignty and Wellbeing Handbook
Arihia Latham reviews Te Mahi Oneone Hua Parakore: A Maori Soil Sovereignty and Wellbeing Handbook edited by Jessica Hutchings and Jo Smith. Published by Freerange Press.
10:45 The Reading
The Mesmerist, episode 11. Written and read by Barbara Ewing.
11:05 Post-election analysis with RNZ’s Political Editor Jane Patterson
RNZ’s Political Editor Jane Patterson discusses the new landscape since Labour's landslide victory on Saturday night, winning an outright majority - the first time this has been achieved under MMP. New MPs are being inducted this morning and tomorrow all political parties will convene for their first formal caucus meetings. The Prime Minister-elect Jacinda Ardern has said she expects to form a government within the next two to three weeks.
11:30 Fancy fungi - Ohau Gourmet Mushrooms
Brent Williams and Jude Horrill moved home to New Zealand after 30 years abroad, and found themselves the perfect patch of land to live sustainably at Ohau, just south of Levin. The couple chose to farm gourmet mushrooms to sell at local farmers' markets, and also sell mini-farms for people who want to grow mushrooms at home. The pair are dedicated to a permaculture lifestyle, and regenerative farming.
11:45 Spring is in the air; two festivals to look forward to
Bill McKay joins Kathryn to look at what the election result may mean for the operation of the new urban development authority and what may happen to the RMA. He'll also look at some spring festivals around the country.
Bill McKay is a Senior Lecturer in the School of Architecture and Planning at the University of Auckland.
Music played in this show
Artist: Scott Mannion
Song: Your Kinda Love
Time played: 9.45
Artist: Deer Hunter
Time played: 11.05
Artist: Big Red Machine
Song: I Won't Run From It
Time played: 11.25