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Close Up: Wednesday September 12

Published: 5:47PM Wednesday September 12, 2012 Source: Close Up

Constructing a divide in the building industry
Is cheap immigrant labour spelling the end of the traditional Kiwi tradesperson?
New Zealand tradesman say they are working harder, longer and cheaper as the face of the New Zealand building industry changes.
Walk around building sites on the weekend and the men hammering up the homes are immigrant workers.

NZ's golden girl of the hour returns home
There's no time to laze about in the golden glow as paralympian Sophie Pascoe has a quick lunch with family before jumping back on the media rollercoaster that's set to continue.

Ryan Nelsen flies in
Ryan Nelsen made a lightning visit back home to lead the All Whites to victory last night but he's also launching his own wine label.
Mark Sainsbury talks to him about the premiership's rapidly switching loyalties.