Wednesday June 8
Tauranga locals have been invited to a public meeting tonight to update locals on the recovery situation and answer any questions. Kay Gregory spoke to Tauranga mayor Stuart Crosby for more information. The meeting will be held at 7.30pm at Baycourt, Tauranga.
Mt Hutt is the first ski field to open for the 2005 season. Reporter Juliet McVeigh hit the piste to assess the mountain's $7.5 million revamp.
Media commentators Wendyl Nissen and Jim Tully discussed the balance between international and local news in our media, and how well New Zealanders are served by the coverage
In our regular chat with some of the country's mayors this week Kay Gregory spoke to New Plymouth Mayor Peter Tennent and Palmerston North Mayor Heather Tanguay about how their regions are preparing themselves for the Lions games which will be played in their regions. New Plymouth has a game tonight, and Palmerston North has a game on June 28.
The youth of today are keen on both national identity and plastic surgery, according to a survey into youth attitudes in New Zealand. Paul Henry discussed the survey results with sociologist
Steve Matthewman, strategic planner Jason Lonsdale, and survey participant Alice Farrell.