NZ Radio Awards 2013: winner of the Best Documentary or Feature Programme & co-winner of Best Daily or Weekly series under an Hour Duration
Insight for 5 August 2012 ( 31′ 00″ )
Philippa Tolley visits 4 Australian Covention Centres to see if the new facilities planned for NZ can compete?
The government would like a private/public partnership to fund the new, bigger Christchurch convention centre revealed in this week’s blue print.
At the same time, negotiations are still on-going between the government and Sky City over a proposed international convention centre in Auckland and the Auditor General’s office is conducting an inquiry into the expression of interest process.
As discussions and investigations continue, Insight looks at the competition in Australia and asks whether there is still a market for a three thousand plus centre in NZ and at what is needed to make a competitive venue
Convention centres in Melbourne, Brisbane and Adelaide
Coming Up on Insight
8:12 am Sunday 23 June: Insight: Stopping Abuse of People with a Disability
In the past few months, the media has focused on cases of abuse involving at least four disability support service providers.
Back in 2006, another support provider was under the spotlight facing allegations that two residents had choked to death and of medical mistreatment.
Reviews were carried out then and now, 7 years later, another review into the more recent incidents will be finished in September.
But will this review really change anything? Philippa Tolley speaks to families, providers, staff and advocates to find out how good the support offered now is and what needs to change to prevent abuse of the vulnerable in the future.