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Head behind the scenes of RadioLIVE with our brand new control room podcast. We’re tackling the issues of the week with the names … you don’t know - from the Control Room of RadioLIVE and the producer's booth to you - it’s a look at what happens on-air and off-air... with the stories from the team that actually make it happen and yes, there will be dirt.

Head behind the scenes of RadioLIVE with our brand new control room podcast. We’re tackling the issues of the week with the names … you don’t know - from the Control Room of RadioLIVE and the producer's booth to you - it’s a look at what happens on-air and off-air... with the stories from the team that actually make it happen and yes, there will be dirt.
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Head behind the scenes of RadioLIVE with our brand new control room podcast. We’re tackling the issues of the week with the names … you don’t know - from the Control Room of RadioLIVE and the producer's booth to you - it’s a look at what happens on-air and off-air... with the stories from the team that actually make it happen and yes, there will be dirt.

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English

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0212154244


Episodes

(2.11) Corporate boxing, smoking in cars with kids & fireworks

11/8/2018
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In episode eleven of season two our team discusses the future and relevance of corporate boxing. The AM Show’s campaign to stop smoking in cars with kids. And have fireworks had their time. This episode included the voices of Asher Bastion, Cari Johnson & Anand Hira. Produced by Brin Rudkin & Claudia Sykes. Special thanks to our special guest from Newshub Cathy O’Sullivan. For more go to RadioLIVE.co.nz & newshub.co.nz.

Duration:00:28:38

(2.10) Putting it on the Lime, we are Royal & weed

11/1/2018
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In episode ten of season two our heroes put it all on the Lime… I’m done. Nothing, NOTHING I write will redeem that. We talk e-scooters, royals and weed. I’m going to think about what I did… This episode included the voices of Asher Bastion, Cari Johnson & Anand Hira. Produced by Brin Rudkin & Claudia Sykes. Special thanks to our special guest from Newshub Mitch McCann. For more go to RadioLIVE.co.nz & newshub.co.nz.

Duration:00:30:08

(2.9) Cyclists, superannuation & eating insects

10/25/2018
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On episode nine our heroes debate the dangers of and to lycra clad cyclists. Discuss superannuation. And should crickets have the same rights as cows. This episode included the voices of Asher Bastion, Cari Johnson & Claudia Sykes Produced by Brin Rudkin & Anand Hira. Special thanks to our special guest from The AM Show Sam Farrell. For more go to RadioLIVE.co.nz & newshub.co.nz.

Duration:00:33:34

(2.8) The National crisis & te reo 101

10/17/2018
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This week on…. Look we’ve had a lot of fun here but can I be real for a minute. What can I write that is more dramatic or funnier (depending on your view) than this week in NZ politics. Nothing that’s what. I pride myself on these blurbs (by the way I don’t know how many of you read these) but I have to admit I can’t hold a candle to the truth. Just look for the most recent article on newshub.co.nz or RadioLIVE.co.nz about the National Party, Simon Bridges or Jami-Lee Ross and assume I...

Duration:00:27:50

(2.7) Customs, Ardern & Bridges, petrol prices & travel

10/10/2018
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On episode seven of season two our heroes learn about customs’ ability to search your devices (1:32). Assess Jacinda Ardern and Simon Bridges’ leadership one year after the election (8:54). Talk about rises petrol prices (16:56). And Dan educates the team on his area of expertise, travel (25:48). This episode included the voices of Asher Bastion, Cari Johnson & Brin Rudkin Produced by Claudia Sykes & Anand Hira. Special thanks to our special guest Newshub Travel editor Dan Lake . For...

Duration:00:37:51

(2.6) Grove Road Special

10/3/2018
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In episode six of season two The Control Room has it’s first special episode. Our friends across the newsroom at Newshub have been working with our team at RadioLIVE to producer a new podcast Grove Road. As of writing it is first on the NZ iTunes charts, above an little known podcast known as Serial. We spend the whole episode speaking with the team that put Grove Road together. Grove Road is the story of the murder of Arthur Easton and the arrest of Alan Hall, a man with no alibi or...

Duration:00:21:34

(2.5) Strong women, sensitivity, sleep & those ecstasy loving octopi

9/27/2018
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In episode five of season two things take a horrifying twist with our captain Asher Bastion not available. Our heroes talk about how to raise strong women (1:49). What is the best way to deal with sensitivity (14:48). Debate how much sleep a person really needs (25:14) And why would you give an octopus ecstasy (32:17). This episode included the voices of Anand Hira, Cari Johnson & Claudia Sykes. Produced by Asher Bastion & Brin Rudkin. Special thanks to our guest Finn Hogan from Newshub...

Duration:00:40:39

(2.4) Sex education, too young for politics, MMP & a break up guide

9/20/2018
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In episode four of season two our heroes learn about sex education (1:24). How young is too young for a political opinion (10:49). Is MMP, good, bad or ugly (17:17). And since we talked friendship advice last week, we now need some break up tips (24:11). This episode included the voices of Asher Bastion, Claudia Sykes & Brin Rudkin. Produced by Cari Johnson & Anand Hira. Special thanks to our guest Shannon Redstall from The AM Show For more go to RadioLIVE.co.nz

Duration:00:34:21

(2.3) Sportsmanship, rental WOFs, Abby Hartley & friendship advise

9/12/2018
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In season two episode three our heroes debate how to punish a head stomping rugby player (1:35). Weigh in on the rental WOFs (11:34). Talk about the tragic story of Abby Hartley (20:04). And see who has the best tips to lasting friendship (27:44). This episode included the voices of Asher Bastion, Cari Johnson & Anand Hira. Produced by Claudia Sykes & Brin Rudkin. Special thanks to our guest from Todd Symons from Newshub. For more go to RadioLIVE.co.nz

Duration:00:36:24

(2.2) When to be a git, vegan cafe closure, bush school & compulsory te reo

9/6/2018
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In season two episode two our heroes turn villain to find out when it's OK to be mean (3:20). While discussing a vegan cafe Duncan uses the unpleasant phrase 'weaned from the cow' (16:21). Is a school in the bush a good or bad thing (28:55). And should te reo be compulsory through high school (39:00). This episode included the voices of Asher Bastion, Claudia Sykes & Anand Hira. Produced by Cari Johnson & Brin Rudkin. Special thanks to our guest Duncan Wilson from The AM Show For more go...

Duration:00:50:35

(2.1) Pocket money, depression & texting bad news

8/30/2018
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In the first episode of season two our heroes discuss the merits of Jacinda Ardern's pocket money (1:34). Talk about mental heath issues and depression (8:21). And decide how best to deliver bad news (23:45) Where to find help and support: Need to Talk? - Call or text 1737 Lifeline - 0800 543 354 or (09) 5222 999 within Auckland Youthline - 0800 376 633, text 234, email talk@youthline.co.nz or online chat Samaritans - 0800 726 666 Depression Helpline - 0800 111 757 Suicide Crisis...

Duration:00:31:51

(2.0) The Control Room 2: Judgement Day - Trailer

8/24/2018
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More thrills, more spills and more thrills. Get pumped for season two, coming soon.

Duration:00:00:40

(1.13) The Thrilling Season One Finale

8/2/2018
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Who lives? Who dies? Who shows up? We have reached the end of season one of The Control Room and what better way to end than with a clip show. But not of clips you've heard, the bits we cut for reasons that will be apparent when you listen. Man we really didn't think this through.... Anyway we are taking a two week break while we plan out season two. There'll be a few format changes but it'll still be the same banter and talk radio vibe. The five of us will still be the core team, but...

Duration:00:29:41

(1.12) Dark Tourist, homelessness & maintaining a work-life balance

7/26/2018
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In episode twelve our intrepid travelers learn about another side of tourism with David Farrier's new Netflix documentary series 'Dark Tourist' (1:26). Discus a bus terminal by day that is a homeless shelter by night (12:04). And try to find a work-life balance (22:07). For more go to RadioLIVE.co.nz Email the team via thecontrolroom@radiolive.co.nz Also if you need more Brin in your life you can subscribe to 'InFocus with Brin Rudkin' on this very app!

Duration:00:36:37

(1.11) Veganising kids, beer confrontations & self care

7/18/2018
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In episode eleven the rabble argues if raising children vegan is OK (1:11). How should you deal with someone throwing beer at you live on TV (16:49). And what are some ways to look after yourself when things get rough (34:03). For more check out RadioLIVE.co.nz If you have any idea's for what sort of D&D adventure the team should go on, contact the team at thecontrolroom@radiolive.co.nz.

Duration:00:34:03

(1.10) Free speech, Dry July, horoscopes & Instagram etiquette

7/11/2018
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In episode ten the team look at free speech versus hate speech (1:32). Debate the merits of Dry July (9:58). Look at our horoscopes (21:33). And Anand learns about Instagram flirting (28:40). For more go to RadioLIVE.co.nz You can email the team at thecontrolroom@radiolive.co.nz

Duration:00:35:59

(1.9) Food waste, what am success & the almighty blood moon

7/4/2018
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Here, in episode nine, our heroes definitely made an episode. First up we attempt to tackle food waste but it goes off the rails... (1:31). Then we look to get back on track discussing the nature of success but it too goes of the rails... (11:17). And we wrap up trying to appease the moon god and how off the rails we get may surprise you... (26:24). For more go to RadioLIVE.co.nz (Also, I know the title says 'what am success'... that's the gag)

Duration:00:36:17

(1.8) Housing crisis, junk food at school & bogan baby names

6/28/2018
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Episode eight our heroes dissect the housing crisis (1:25). Argue a better tuck shop alternative (21:02). And try to find the worst baby name (31:19). For more go to RadioLIVE.co.nz

Duration:00:42:22

(1.7) Giant penis graffiti solves roading problem, religion in schools & secrets

6/20/2018
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In episode seven our heroes debate whether drawing graffiti penises around potholes is the right thing to do (1:31). Consider how religion can or should be taught in schools (14:44). What is good secret policy (30:33). And Cari brings us up to speed on a petition that Mark Sainsbury and the Morning Talk team have started to help the elderly (36:35). For more go to RadioLIVE.co.nz If you wish to sign the petition you can find it here.

Duration:00:38:27

(1.6) Get rich quick schemes, dangerous dogs and twerking

6/12/2018
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In episode six our entrepreneurs share their vast wisdom on how they plan to make money fast (1:23). Debate whether dog attacks are down to bad dogs or bad owners (19:30). And a politician twerking... no really, we talk about an elected politician who twerked on national television (29:23). For more got to RadioLIVE.co.nz

Duration:00:36:09