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Unmarried? Don't got to Indonesia

9/20/2019
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If proposed laws are approved in Indonesia the popular tourist spot may become a risky place to holiday - especially if you're unmarried.

Duration:00:04:04

The Rugby World Cup kicks off tonight

9/20/2019
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Rugby Obsessive, Jeremy Taylor reckons this Rugby World Cup will be the most contested ever, and a number of teams have what it takes to secure the trophy.

Duration:00:08:27

Why some people hate Greta Thunberg

9/20/2019
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A piece on Stuff today by Verity Johnson caught our attention. She asks why people hate young activist Greta Thunberg. And her answer is simple - she makes them obsolete.

Duration:00:10:39

Question of the Day for 20 September 2019

9/20/2019
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Have you ever been attacked by a bird? Tell us about it.

Duration:00:02:45

Beware of the magpies!

9/20/2019
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An interesting piece in The Conversation about magpie attacks, apparently every spring there are reports of magpies swooping on people. It's rare but not unheard of and it is frightening.

Duration:00:01:31

Vegan protest goes global

9/20/2019
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The vegan protesters at an Auckland supermarkets have gone global - with article on news sites around the world. The protesters stood in front of the meat section of St Lukes Countdown on Sunday.

Duration:00:03:45

Schools worried about staff cuts

9/20/2019
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Primary schools aren't happy about the Ministry of Education's proposed staff cut. The Ministry says their minimum staffing estimates for 2020 will be 151 fewer teachers than this year.

Duration:00:13:56

Trudeau: another blackface image emerges

9/20/2019
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A third image of Justin Trudeau in black make up has emerged and the Canadian Prime Minister says he cannot remember how often he wore blackface as a young man.

Duration:00:05:00

The Panel with Heather Roy and Thomas Pryor (Part 2)

9/20/2019
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Have you ever been attacked by a bird? Tell us about it. A piece on Stuff today by Verity Johnson caught our attention. She asks why people hate young activist Greta Thunberg. And her answer is simple - she makes them obsolete. Greta Thunberg has become the poster child for climate change activism since she protested in front of Swedish Parliament last year. We talk to columnist Verity Johnson about why she's seen as threat to some. Rugby Obsessive, Jeremy Taylor reckons this Rugby World Cup...

Duration:00:25:19

The Panel with Heather Roy and Thomas Pryor (Part 1)

9/20/2019
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A third image of Justin Trudeau in black make up has emerged and the Canadian Prime Minister says he cannot remember how often he wore blackface as a young man. It comes after another photo was found of him dressed as a Aladdin, with brown make up, and then he admitted to again doing blackface during a school talent quest. The panellists debate whether this will be an issue for him on election day. Primary schools aren't happy about the Ministry of Education's poposed staff cut. The Ministry...

Duration:00:25:33

I've been thinking for 20 September 2019

9/19/2019
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What the Panellists Heather Roy and Thomas Pryor have been thinking about.

Duration:00:07:08

Story of the Day for 20 September 2019

9/19/2019
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Researchers from Florida Atlantic University and the University of Montreal have been trying to understand teen popularity and have concluded people who are feared AND loved end up with the most friends.

Duration:00:06:53

Fireman Sam not inclusive

9/19/2019
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A kids TV character has been removed from a UK fire department's ads for not being inclusive. Fireman Sam was something of a mascot for the Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue service.

Duration:00:04:41

Cancer booze event "disturbing"

9/19/2019
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A cancer fundraiser hosted by Labour MP Louisa Wall has been criticised by health experts, Stuff reports. The 'Whisky vs Gin' event is for Gynaecological Cancer Awareness Month.

Duration:00:06:56

AU refuses to support climate change strikes

9/19/2019
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The University of Auckland will not support next weeks' strike against climate change. It will be the only University in the Country not supporting it.

Duration:00:05:54

Question of the Day for 19 September 2019

9/19/2019
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Do you share your concerns about climate change, and other serious issues, with your children?

Duration:00:06:22

Call for gender pay gap transparency

9/19/2019
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A union has called for businesses to be required by law to report on their gender pay gap. It comes after Westpac revealed a 30.3 per cent gender pay gap, despite efforts to increase the number of women in senior roles.

Duration:00:05:20

Tamihere: No regrets over 'Sieg heil'

9/19/2019
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Auckland Mayoral candidate John Tamihere says that he doesn't regret his use of a Nazi slogan during a Mayoral Debate and that groups had no right to be his thought police.

Duration:00:09:46

Third court ruling in Colin Craig saga

9/19/2019
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A third high court judge has found that Colin Craig did sexually harass his former press secretary Rachel MacGregor. This has been back and forth in court for years.

Duration:00:04:08

The Panel with Peter Fa'afiu and Julia Hartley Moore (Part 2)

9/19/2019
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Do you share your concerns about climate change, and other serious issues, with your children? The University of Auckland will not support next weeks' strike against climate chage. It will be the only University in the Country not supporting it. We ask the Acting President of Auckland University's student association George Barton what the students feel about this stance. A cancer fundraiser hosted by Labour MP Louisa Wall has been criticised by health experts, Stuff reports. The 'Whisky vs...

Duration:00:27:48