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Summer Times 2021/2022 for Thursday 19 January 2017

 

9:07 Allan Strong 

An engineer and on Christchurch fish and Game Council and long-time bach owner on Selwyn River - first hand witness to changes in water quality.

Rosie Glover swings over the Selwyn River. She does not swim anymore because of the toxic green slime covering large stretches of it.

Rosie Glover swings over the Selwyn River. She does not swim anymore because of the toxic green slime covering large stretches of it. Photo: Mike Glover

9:20 Spinal gene therapy 

Doctoral student Jared Griffin is researching new ways to help those with spinal injuries - he looking at gene therapy.

doctor holds picture of spinal xray

Photo: 123rf

9:35 Best of Jesse: Kim Goldman - OJ Simpson

Kim Goldman found herself in a situation she never could have imagined when her brother Ron Goldman was murdered and American football star OJ Simpson went on trial.

OJ Simpson defending his innocence

OJ Simpson defending his innocence Photo: Google images

10.15 Leny Woolsey 

 "Organisational theatre" or OT - a way of uncovering the dynamics of a workplace. In OT, a full length play is written about a business, in collaboration with its employees. 

10:30 Albatross headcount in Auckland Island

Richard Wells will be talking about how they are completing a census of the White Capped Albatross on Auckland Island. 

Albatross chick and weathertight camera

#royalcam chick with the nest camera. Photo: Department of Conservation

11:07  Head Vet, Dr Shalsee Vigeant

Up to 100 kittens a day being dropped off at the SPCA Auckland. This is a late kitten season due to the weather. 

11:20   Kim Hill and Cory Taylor 

Cory Taylor was diagnosed with secondary brain cancer caused by melanoma and wanted to make death a less touchy topic. 

Cory Taylor

Cory Taylor. Photo: supplied