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Fellowship of the Ring named second best film of 21st century

1/23/2020
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Peter Jackson's The Fellowship of the Rings, the first in the Lord of the Rings trilogy, has been named as the second greatest film of the 21st Century by Empire Magazine.

Duration:00:02:45

New Zealand ranked least corrupt country in the world

1/23/2020
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Suzanne Snively, chair of Transparency International New Zealand talks about the country being ranked as the least corrupt in the world alongside Denmark.

Duration:00:05:35

Benefit numbers climbing as are hardship grants

1/23/2020
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Child Poverty Action Group economic spokesperson, Susan St John, joins the discussion on more people signing up for benefits at the same time as beneficiaries are needing more emergency grants to make ends meet.

Duration:00:11:27

Friday mailbag: a look back at the week's correspondence

1/23/2020
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The Friday mailbag: a look back at the week's correspondence from listeners.

Duration:00:05:27

A dollar short gets a woman kicked off train by conductor

1/23/2020
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Train conductor refuses to accept a dollar from a passenger trying to help a woman who didn't have the extra money to cover her fare and kicks her off.

Duration:00:03:55

Doomsday clock is the closest is has ever been to catastrophe

1/23/2020
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The Doomsday Clock is now the closest it has ever been to catastrophe, with experts calling the current global situation "profoundly unstable".

Duration:00:06:01

Rent around the country hitting new highs

1/23/2020
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Kate Day from Renters United talks about the tough time people are finding affordable renting houses around Wellington as rents hit new highs for the city.

Duration:00:09:58

Steps being taken to develop a vaccine for coronavirus

1/23/2020
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Dr Helen Petousis-Harris, Vaccinologist, University of Auckland, joins the show to talk about work being done on a vaccine for coronavirus and how it's currently being treated.

Duration:00:04:21

The Panel with Susan Hornsby-Geluk and Alan McElroy (Part 1)

1/23/2020
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Dr Helen Petousis-Harris, Vaccinologist, University of Auckland, joins the show to talk about work being done on a vaccine for coronavirus and how it's currently being treated. Kate Day from Renters United talks about the tough time people are finding affordable renting houses around Wellington as rents hit new highs for the city.

Duration:00:24:51

I've been thinking for 24 January 2020

1/23/2020
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What the panellists Susan Hornsby-Geluk and Alan McElroy have been thinking about.

Duration:00:05:53

Story of the day with Matt Chatterton

1/23/2020
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Story of the day with Matt Chatterton - RNZ Digiral journalist

Duration:00:08:01

Sussex royals issue a legal warning to paparazzi over photos

1/22/2020
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Harry and Meghan threaten legal action over paparazzi photos being offered to British news outlets and then published.

Duration:00:04:22

Consumer NZ gets dodgey herbal teas pulled from the shelves

1/22/2020
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Consumer NZ CEO Sue Chetwin talks about their investigation into herbal tea brands which have now been pulled from the shelves because they contain a pharmacy only medicine.

Duration:00:07:18

Concerns raised over Rocket Lab collaboration with US military

1/22/2020
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Professor Kevin Clements, Chair and foundation director of the National Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies at Otago University says there are very real concerns about Rocket Lab working with the U.S military and what it means for our nuclear free stance.

Duration:00:09:25

The lunch break is becoming rare in New Zealand workplaces

1/22/2020
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Lunch breaks in workplaces around New Zealand are becoming an increasingly rare commodity.

Duration:00:02:56

Services being developed to restock fridges: a step too far?

1/22/2020
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A new subset of start up entrepreneurs create an in-home grocery delivery service to serve the Silicon Valley start ups.

Duration:00:03:12

New data shows large gender pay gap in academia

1/22/2020
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Women in academia are paid significantly less than men, echoing the finding across all other employment as well.

Duration:00:07:15

Fears over spread of coronavirus turning into a pandemic

1/22/2020
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Disease and virus expert spread, Associate Professor Adam Kamradt-Scott, talks about the rapid global movement of the coronavirus from China.

Duration:00:09:58

The Panel with Heather Roy and James Elliot (Part 1)

1/22/2020
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Topics - Disease and virus expert spread, Associate Professor Adam Kamradt-Scott, talks about the rapid global movement of the coronavirus from China. Women in academia are paid significantly less than men, echoing the finding across all other employment as well. A new subset of start up entrepreneurs create an in-home grocery delivery service to serve the Silicon Valley start ups, Lunch breaks in workplaces around New Zealand are becoming an increasingly rare commodity.

Duration:00:25:34

What the panellists have been thinking

1/22/2020
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What the panellists Heather Roy and James Elliot have been thinking about.

Duration:00:04:40