On today's Viewpoint NZ, record measles cases have reinforced the importance of being vaccinated.

We talk to one woman leading the fight against anti-vaxxers: Helen Petousis-Harris from Auckland University.

Also on today's show:

• social housing stretched in Dunedin

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• a huge tourism conference comes to Rotorua

• AJ Hackett's bid to present the next Air NZ safety video

• planting is bringing a Hawke's Bay river back to life

• the immense challenge to get Moa prints out of a river

• a group of young women are loving a Dunedin mechanics course

• new railway crossing barriers in Oamaru are planned... to protect the train

• Tauranga City Council halts planting after pressure from the public

• a new library for Castlecliff

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• Ashburton's aviation enthusiast who may be out on his ear

• the millionaire guitar tutor who's set to take on the world from his pad in Hawke's Bay

• Polyfest is coming to Christchurch

• and a snob dance in Balcutha