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The Panel features a range of panellists from across the opinion spectrum, together with expert phone guests.

The Panel features a range of panellists from across the opinion spectrum, together with expert phone guests.

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New Zealand

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The Panel features a range of panellists from across the opinion spectrum, together with expert phone guests.

Language:

English


Episodes

The Panel with Tayyaba Khan and Liam Hehir (Part 2)

3/2/2021
Should we raise GST to 16 % for Aucklanders, in order to help pay for infrastructure? As names come in and out fashion, research shows people do have pre-conceived ideas about what a person’s name says about them. A chef says Kiwis need to keep a keen mind when they're slicing dinner with the flood of super-sharp knives given out in a supermarket promotion.

Duration:00:25:05

The Pre-Panel with Tayyaba Khan and Liam Hehir

3/2/2021
We start with our Dear Panel segment, then Panellists Tayyaba Khan and Liam Hehir share what they have been thinking.

Duration:00:14:38

The Panel with Nalini Baruch and David Cormack (Part 2)

3/1/2021
Part 2: Those in the disablity community are planning a 'Hikoi of Hope' to Parliament this month. The Panel speaks to Dr Huhana Hickey, who is organising the protest. The former police kiosk in Cathedral Square in Christchurch is to be demolished after 30 years of service. Will supermarkets ever be able to go completely plastic-free? Our daily lives are flooded with gadgets and apps that can help us be more productive and make the most of our time - smart watches, fitness trackers, sleep...

Duration:00:23:47

The Panel with Nalini Baruch and David Cormack (Part 1)

3/1/2021
Part 1: Another lockdown and another round of recriminations - Justin Latif reports that the very region being blamed has also been at the forefront of keeping the virus at bay. Counties Manukau District Health Board Chair Vui Mark Gosche says that is something that we should be keeping in mind and that we owe a debt of gratitude to workers in the area. Do you ever go for a walk just for the sake of it? Just a stroll around your neighbourhood with no destination in mind? An article in The...

Duration:00:22:51

The Pre Panel for 2 March 2021

3/1/2021
The Government's Covid-19 messaging has been slammed as irrelevant to young people despite the latest Auckland cluster being based around a high school. The Panel speaks to Vaughn Davis, who is the owner and creative director at ad agency The Goat Farm. Panellists Nalini Baruch and David Cormack share what they have been thinking.

Duration:00:14:17

The Panel with Moata Tamaira and Dean Hall (Part 2)

2/28/2021
A South Auckland marae is calling for changes to the way drivers licenses are issued. The chair of the Te Puea Marae in South Auckland, Hurimoana Dennis, tells us why he thinks the current system isn't working. The cost of parking in Marlborough is set to jump by a third in a bid to retain free parking for the first hour. Editor of transport blog Greater Auckland, Matt Lawrie, tells us why free parking is never really free. Lunchbox shaming appears to be a growing trend - what's wrong with...

Duration:00:26:45

The Panel with Moata Tamaira and Dean Hall (Part 1)

2/28/2021
The Supercity is back in alert level 3 lockdown, prompting anger and frustration. Dr Dougal Sutherland helps us address those issues. The Reserve Bank's restrictions on home loans kick in from today. We speak to Professor Robert MacCulloch from Auckland University to discuss what impact these changes are likely to have.

Duration:00:22:17

The Pre-Panel with Moata Tamaira and Dean Hall

2/28/2021
Johnny Briggs, the actor who has played Mike Baldwin on Coronation Street for 30 years, has died at 85. RNZ's Simon Morris is a Coronation Street guru and joins us. Panellists Moata Tamaira and Dean Hall share what they've been thinking about.

Duration:00:14:05

The Panel with Wendyl Nissen and Peter Fa'afiu (Part 2)

2/25/2021
Taxpayers are footing a large annual bill for patients who need public hospital care after private inpatient treatment, according to a new study from the University of Otago. National's housing spokesperson and Wellington-based MP Nicola Willis says the newly heritage listed Gordon Wilson flats have become a symbol of the problems the city faces. For the first time ever, the Japanese government has appointed a Minister of Loneliness in an effort to combat a rise in the country's suicide...

Duration:00:26:34

The Panel with Wendyl Nissen and Peter Fa'afiu (Part 1)

2/25/2021
Political pressure is mounting on the government to prioritise vaccinating South Aucklanders against Covid-19. There is some pressure to prioritise vaccinating South Aucklanders against Covid 19. Consumer NZ is backing recommendations by the Retirement Commissioner to review the Retirement Villages Act and ensure better protection for residents. Mister Potato head is losing his "mister".

Duration:00:23:46

The Pre-Panel with Wendyl Nissen and Peter Fa'afiu

2/25/2021
Story of the Day, and the panellists share what they've been thinking.

Duration:00:14:42

The Panel with Caroline Daley and Ben Thomas (Part 2)

2/24/2021
A spate of incidents over the last year reveal ongoing problems and infighting in councils across the country. Stuart Crosby, president of LGNZ, joins the show to discuss the issues facing local government in 2021; An architect that appeared on the show Grand Designs NZ says the show creates unnecessary drama to be the point of being fraudulent, but isn't that what we expect from reality television?; Taxpayers are footing a $11.5m annual bill for patients who need public hospital care after...

Duration:00:25:00

The Panel with Caroline Daley and Ben Thomas (Part 1)

2/24/2021
The Reserve Bank is now required to consider the impact on housing when making monetary and financial policy decisions. Shamubeel Eaqub, economist at Sense Partners, joins the show to discuss; More than 40 percent of the country's millionaires are paying lower tax rates than the lowest rate paid by ordinary earners, joining the show to explain is tax specialist Terry Baucher; Residents of a development in Auckland.

Duration:00:25:29

The Pre-Panel with Caroline Daley and Ben Thomas

2/24/2021
Story of the Day, and the panellists share what they've been thinking.

Duration:00:15:23

The Panel with Jo McCarroll and Ed Amon (Part 2)

2/23/2021
The government is set to pull financial support for a nationwide mental health and wellbeing campaign which was developed to help people cope with the strain of the Covid-19 pandemic and the lockdowns. We hear from Mental Health Foundation CEO Shaun Robinson, who says the decision to stop funding 'doesn't make sense'. According to a new survey coming out of Australia, women still continue to carry the load when it comes to unpaid work, Professor Marilyn Waring joins the show to discuss. Sir...

Duration:00:26:12

The Panel with Jo McCarroll and Ed Amon (Part 1)

2/23/2021
Opposition leader Judith Collins has said the National Party is focused on the growing number of gang members, would bring back Armed Response Teams. Dr Jarrod Gilbert, the Director of Criminal Justice at the University of Canterbury and the author of Patched: The History of Gangs in New Zealand, joins the show to discuss; The Reserve Bank has announced it will hold the official cash rate (OCR) at a record low 0.25 percent, economist at Infometrics Brad Olsen joins the show to discuss; In...

Duration:00:24:36

What panellists have been thinking

2/23/2021
What panellists Jo McCarroll and Ed Amon have been thinking.

Duration:00:03:26

Dear Panel

2/23/2021
Panellists Ed Amon and Jo McCarroll answer listeners' everyday problems.

Duration:00:07:16

The Panel with Pax Assadi and Julia Hartley Moore (Part 2)

2/22/2021
NZ Herald columnist Sasha Borissenko recently penned an opinion piece on buying an apartment and surviving to tell the tale. Why are there so many hoops to jump through when buying property?; Melissa Vining and her late husband Blair shone a light on the need for better cancer care in Southland when Blair was diagnosed with terminal bowel cancer in 2018, now the Winton community has raised $50,000 towards the Southland Charity Hospital build; a lot of us don't carry cash to use at roadside...

Duration:00:26:18

The Panel with Pax Assadi and Julia Hartley Moore (Part 1)

2/22/2021
Child poverty has improved overall since 2018 according to annual figures released today but Maori and Pacific children continue to be worst affected across the board, Children's Commissioner Judge Andrew Becroft joins The Panel to discuss; Professor Michael Lueck from AUT has co-authored an opinion piece saying that while reform is needed for freedom camping laws, foreign tourists aren't the only problem; tea drinkers across the globe were outraged last year when an American mother shared...

Duration:00:22:58