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12: 00 News with Kim, weather and surf
12:15 The AUSA Report with Dan
12:40 Chris Mullane, Ex-Vietnam Services Association.
It's been a decades long battle for Vietnam veterans to get compensation and recognition for their Agent Orange health problems. The Government is to report soon on what the Vets can expect. Chris Mullane of the Ex-Vietnam Services Association is in studio.
1:00 Tamati Reedy, Pro Vice Chancellor (Maori) Waikato University
A week long tangi is to be held for Dame Te Atairangikaahu who passed away yesterday. She was an immensely popular leader, she'd been involved in just about all facets of Maori life, both as the head of the Kingitanga movement and as patron of the Maori Women's Welfare League. Tamati Reedy talks about her legacy.
1:30 Frances Mountier, Save Happy Valley Coalition
Environmentalists say they're horrified that DoC has moved 170 native Augustus snails from its natural environment into, reportedly, a bunch of ice cream containers in a fridge. The Save Happy Valley Coalition has been fighting Solid Energy's plans to start coal mining in the valley which is on the West Coast just north of Westport. Frances Mountier of the Coalition sez Solid Energy is breaching their permit and driving a species to extinction