The Panel with Alexia Russell and Mike Smith (Part 2)
Topics - On this day in 1964 The Beatles flew into Whenuapai airport, west of Auckland. The Auckland Council wants to fast-track its application to take more water from the Waikato River, as Mayor Phil Goff has warns of thousands of job losses if the water crisis is not solved by the summer. We speak to Professor James Renwick, a Climate Scientist at Victoria University. Cyclists in the capital city are looking to Auckland and its bright pink Lightpath with envy, as they try to make traction in their own city. Red tape, lobbying, and a flawed process are some of the reasons as to why its hard to make progress on cycleways in Wellington, according to the Cycling Action Network's Patrick Morgan.