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Choccy bikkies at council meetings

10/23/2019
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Could sausage rolls and Tim Tams take down our local democracy? Stuff published a piece charting the amount of money Taranaki's local council spends on catering for council meetings in the 2018-19 financial year.

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Kmart removes 'child bride' costume

10/23/2019
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Kmart have removed a child bride costume from its shelves after a mum launched a petition. Melbourne mother Shannon launched a petition on change.org, calling the $6 costume - which included a white wedding gown and a headband for kids aged 4 to 6 - "beyond appropriate".

Duration:00:03:35

Is Tiwai smelter too big to fail?

10/23/2019
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The Tiwai aluminium smelter at Tiwai Point near Bluff is New Zealand only aluminium smelter. It is now the subject of a strategic review, and closure isn't entirely out of the question.

Duration:00:07:45

MPs, Johnson in limbo over Brexit

10/23/2019
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British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's cabinet is at a loss about what to do about Brexit. The Prime Minister is now facing the choice of whether to go ahead with his deal or waiting for a pre-Christmas election.

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Question of the Day for 24 October 2019

10/23/2019
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If you could do a traditional trade (milliner, blacksmith etc) what would it be?

Duration:00:02:10

Catholic bishop against yoga

10/23/2019
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A Catholic Bishop in Ireland says that yoga is not appropriate for schools in his diocese. Bishop Alphonsus Cullinan sent out a letter last month, warning that yoga was "not of Christian Origin"

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Traditional professions waning

10/23/2019
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Traditional professions are dying out because of population change. The BBC reports that the exodus of young people means that villages are left without a next generation to whom they can pass along traditions, including trades.

Duration:00:02:40

Euthanasia bill: Referendum likely

10/23/2019
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New Zealanders will almost certainly face a referendum next year on whether to legalise voluntary euthanasia after a make-or-break vote in Parliament cleared the way.

Duration:00:08:37

SkyCity fire under control but still active

10/23/2019
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The huge blaze at the SkyCity convention centre is under control - but still active. Fire crews will stay at the scene until it's completely extinguished.

Duration:00:10:39

The Panel with Ali Jones and David Cormack (Part 2)

10/23/2019
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If you could do a traditional trade (milliner, blacksmith etc) what would it be? A Catholic Bishop in Ireland says that yoga is not appropriate for schools in his diocese. Bishop Alphonsus Cullinan sent out a letter last month, warning that yoga was "not of Christian Origin" and said it was it was not suitable for a parish school setting "especially not during religious education time." British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's cabinet is at a loss about what to do about Brexit. The Prime...

Duration:00:25:39

The Panel with Ali Jones and David Cormack (Part 1)

10/23/2019
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The huge blaze at the SkyCity convention centre is officially under control - but fire crew will stay at the scene until it's completely extinguished. Then there's the damage to the building itself - it's still to be revealed just how bad the situation is and what this means for the project. Insurance lawyer Tim Gunn explains who pays in a situation such as this. New Zealanders will almost certainly face a referendum next year on whether to legalise voluntary euthanasia after a make-or-break...

Duration:00:24:36

I've been thinking for 24 October 2019

10/23/2019
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What the panellists Ali Jones and David Cormack have been thinking about.

Duration:00:04:20

Story of the Day for 24 October 2019

10/23/2019
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One for the risk takers out there. A reporter who was fired for hopping on cars during a live cross from an auto show

Duration:00:09:56

Wellington Airport: cut carbon but add more flights

10/22/2019
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Wellington Airport's annonced yesterday plans for a $1 billion upgrade, which targets cutting carbon emissions but it also wants to increase the number of flights by a quarter by 2040.

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High school trade programmes get a boost

10/22/2019
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The Government is serious about encouraging young people into trades, putting $27 million into trades programmes at high school.

Duration:00:08:50

Why do we watch movies over and over?

10/22/2019
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An article from the BBC looks at the phenomenon of why in this era of peak content people return to re-watch old favourites time and time again.

Duration:00:03:38

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern on SkyCity fire

10/22/2019
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Live press conference with Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern at the scene of the SkyCity Fire in Auckland.

Duration:00:06:30

Question of the Day for 23 October 2019

10/22/2019
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What film have you watched multiple times? What made it so good?

Duration:00:03:08

Teens are hitting back at parents tracking them

10/22/2019
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Teens are hitting back over parents who are tracking them via apps.

Duration:00:03:16

E-scooters health cost

10/22/2019
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E-scooter injuries have cost the health system more than $1 million in less than a year. Auckland University research found there was a total of 770 reported injuries.

Duration:00:05:42