Wednesday 11 January 2012, with Tim Graham & Susie Ferguson
07:25 Newspapers from the main centres
07:45 the great outdoors
Geoff Moffett reports from deep inside Nelson Lakes National Park
07:55 Home renovation
Trevor Pringle has some tips
08:25 Weather and sports news
08:33 Regional newspapers
Hockey player Katie Glynn talks to Lisa Thompson
Andrew McRae visits Hamilton's Paradise Collection
Audio from Wednesday 11 January 2012
Not all audio is available due to copyright restrictions.
07:09 Authorities in Bay of Plenty have responded to public pressure and will now allow the public to help clean up Waihi Beach of Rena debris that's littered along the shoreline.
07:13 Oil spill response teams will mobilise this morning to protect sensitive areas of Bay of Plenty coastline from oil which is expected to reach shore today, from the wreck of the Rena cargo ship.
Environment minister on Rena clean-up ( 8′ 42″ )
07:14 We are joined by the Environment Minister, Nick Smith.
Fears Southland heading for a drought ( 3′ 23″ )
07:23 Authorities in Southland fear the province is heading for an official drought after the driest December on record and little rainfall this month.
Sports News for 11 January 2012 ( 3′ 18″ )
07:29 An update from the team at RNZ Sport.
07:36 The Families Commission says cold, damp and unaffordable housing is stopping parents getting the help they need for their children.
Mitt Romney primed to take New Hampshire ( 4′ 39″ )
07:39 To the United States, where the first primary in the Republican presidential race takes place today in New Hampshire.
Eighty birds arrive on Somes Island ( 2′ 47″ )
07:44 Eighty fluttering shearwater chicks, have been successfully moved from their original homes on Long Island in the Marlborough Sounds, to Wellington's Somes Island.
07:47 Thousands of trampers are enjoying the great New Zealand outdoors this summer, some of them in the high country of the Nelson Lakes National Park.
Summer home maintenance ( 4′ 17″ )
07:55 It's a New Zealand tradition to spend part of the summer fixing up the house - or at least thinking about it.
Government says Rena wreck must be removed ( 5′ 37″ )
08:09 The Government says the Rena wreck must be removed from the Astrolabe Reef - including the 27 dangerous goods containers that are thought to have plunged to the sea floor off the coast of Tauranga.
08:15 It's a nervous wait for residents along Bay of Plenty beaches as the contents of the broken Rena container ship continue to wash ashore.
08:20 Moves are underway to rebrand the tourism image of Bay of Plenty to make it less focussed on its beaches following the Rena disaster.
08:24 The Fire Service says there has been an unusually high number of fires in rural parts of Southland and a small area of Otago.
Weather update ( 1′ 43″ )
08:28 Let's get the latest on the weather from Dan Corbett at the Met Service.
Sports News for 11 January 2012 ( 2′ 52″ )
08:30 An update from the team at RNZ Sport.
No Tsunami threat from Sumatra quake ( 3′ 08″ )
08:35 Back now to the news we reported a short time ago about a 7.3 magnitude earthquake off the coast of Indonesia.
08:39 A brief update of movements in the financial sector.
Katie Glynn hopes to make the Olympic team ( 6′ 05″ )
08:39 Black Stick striker Katie Glynn has been scoring hockey goals from the tender age of four and the 22-year-old is not about to stop now.
Mayday call from deep in the southern ocean ( 1′ 28″ )
08:47 A Korean fishing vessel with 40 crew on board has issued a Mayday call from deep in the southern ocean.
08:48 In Hamilton, the themed gardens known as the Paradise Collection attract more than one million visitors a year.