Mon Aug 1: Hastings Crash; Stopping the Carnage; Hairdressers; Owen Wilson
After the Hastings crash on the weekend that took the lives of four more young people we're left wondering what needs to be done to get the message through about speeding. Susan Wood talks to Inspector Dean Clifford in Napier first. Then we go to a crash survivor Shane Sheehan, whose story we told on June 27 and his mother Tina Sheehan who can relate to what the families and friends of the Hastings people feel after the crash. Shane's ideal would be to see dedicated areas for young people to go, to drive their cars safely but a bit faster than on the road. He doesn't think the age should be raised though, but thinks young drivers should learn from these crashes that impact on families.
How to Stop the Carnage
Susan Wood talks to Associate Transport Minister Harry Duynhoven, driving instructor Wayne Price who teaches advanced driving skills and Greg Murphy , V8 Supercar Driver about what they see as the best ways to lower the chances of young people dying speeding.
Robyn Janes goes behind the scene's of the country's top hairdressing competition, the L'Oreal Colour Trophy, in which 20 top hairdressers go head-to-head for the title of the best hairdresser in the land.
Blue eyes, long blond hair and the biggest most contorted nose in Hollywood. Reporter Andrew Potter meets Owen Wilson, star of the comedy romance film Wedding Crashers .