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12:00 News with Kim, weather.
12:10 AUSA report with Dan the Man.
12:45 Dr Bruce Hucker, deputy Mayor of Auckland.
The public has been invited to make submissions on the future development of the Tank farm on Auckland's waterfront. The council plan calls for a mix of residential, commercial and public zoning on the land, but city groups are calling for a larger slice to be put aside for parks. Auckland's deputy mayor Dr Bruce Hucker gives us the lowdown.
1:10 Dr Patrick Kelly, paediatrician at the Starship Children's Hospital and director of the Auckland District Health Board team which deals with child abuse and neglect.
A proposed education programme seeks to prevent shaken baby syndrome by showing parents of newborns a graphic video showing the effects of shaking on a baby's body and brain. We discuss the programme with Dr Kelly.
1:30pm Dr Rangihiroa Panoho, lecturer of Maori Art at the Auckland University of Art History.
A South African government official has slammed Picasso saying that he stole from African art to boost his flagging talent. That's kicked up a debate about the use of indigenous art forms in western art. Dr Rangihiroa Panoho is on the wire to discuss how this issue relates to New Zealand.