Summer Days with Jesse Mulligan for Tuesday 17 January 2017

 

 

9:07 Dr Lynley Hood studies pedestrian accidents and deaths

Thirty percent of pedestrians (that's 104) killed between 2006 and 2015 were aged 65-and-over. That outnumbers the number of cyclists killed -  90 during the same period.

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Photo: Flickr creative commons

9:15 Emily Griffin: Every New Zealander has the same opportunities?

We know there are about 40,000 homeless people in the country... many of whom are children.. and questions remain about whether those young people are able to set themselves up to have the very best life possible.

a homeless person sleep on the steps of a bank in new zealand in 2015.

Photo: 123RF

9:30 Feeding kaka the wrong things

Don't feed the kakas! 

The kaka, a native New Zealand parrot, is classified as nationally vulnerable (as at February 2016).

The kaka, a native New Zealand parrot, is classified as nationally vulnerable. Photo: 123RF

9:45 Rachel Waddilove 

Modern mothers treat their babies like little gods according to 'nanny to the stars' Rachel Waddilove.

Now 68, she is a mother of three and grandmother of six and trained at Dr Barnardo's nursery college in the 1960s.

Maternity nurse to the stars, Rachel Waddilove

Maternity nurse to the stars, Rachel Waddilove Photo: supplied

10.07  Microbeads 

Plastic pieces clogging up the ocean.

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Photo: 123RF

10:30 Resistance crafting

To look at Arpillera you may not think it is anything but beautiful, colourful  patchwork art. But actually, it's a form of artistic resistance to injustice.. torture and terror by the state.

Arpillera

Arpillera Photo: Google images

11:00 Gardening with Gerard Martin 

All the tips you need to get your fingers green.

Gardening

Gardening Photo: 123 RF

11:25 RNZ's best interviews of 2016: Kim Hill & Norm Hewitt

Earlier this year Norm Hewitt addressed his violent past by teaming up with one of his high school victims, Manu Bennett, in a bid to educate people about the damage bullying can do.

They made a documentary together called Making Good Men

Norm Hewitt on the culture of rugby

Norm Hewitt on the culture of rugby Photo: Supplied