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Dopamine fasting the latest Silicon Valley craze

11/20/2019
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The latest fad to hit Silicon Valley is 'dopamine fasting' where people take time off from the world - in some cases avoiding all external stimuli, including food and contact with people, in a bid to reboot the brain and make you appreciate everyday pleasures more ... but not everyone's convinced.

Duration:00:02:27

What do libraries add to a city?

11/20/2019
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Wellington's Civic Square has been a cause of concern in Wellington, with a report from 2017 labelling it a poorly functioning public space, and as yet, no plans to encourage more people to use it.

Duration:00:03:24

What to do about bottled water?

11/20/2019
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The government is considering cracking down on the bottled water industry, but has the horse already bolted? Exports rose by more than 270 percent last year. Niki Gladding from Water Action Aotearoa joins us to chat.

Duration:00:13:12

Question of the Day for 21 November 2019

11/20/2019
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Do you volunteer? And what do you volunteer for.. ? Tell us about it.

Duration:00:06:07

Should you be able to nap at work?

11/20/2019
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The United States Government has banned federal employees sleeping at work - but experts say sleep deprivation can take a toll on people's health, and the economy, and employees should be allowed to take short naps while on the job.

Duration:00:05:45

Govt clamps down on clamping rules

11/20/2019
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The government has finally clamped down on the rules around car clamping. David Farrier - who's followed one of the more remarkable stories in recent New Zealand history centred around the practice - joins us for the end of an era.

Duration:00:06:34

New proposed electoral boundaries released

11/20/2019
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New provisional electoral boundaries have been released - and they could have big ramifications on who wins what seats in next year's election. Politik's Richard Harman joins us to discuss.

Duration:00:08:45

The Panel with Janet Wilson and Raybon Kan (Part 2)

11/20/2019
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Do you volunteer? Do you prefer to give money? Or do you do neither? Why? The government is considering cracking down on the bottled water industry, but has the horse already bolted? Exports rose by more than 270 percent last year. Niki Gladding from Water Action Aotearoa joins us to chat. Wellington's Civic Square has been a cause of concern in Wellington, with a report from 2017 labelling it a poorly functioning public space, and as yet, no plans to encourage more people to use it. The...

Duration:00:26:28

The Panel with Janet Wilson and Raybon Kan (Part 1)

11/20/2019
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New provisional electoral boundaries have been released - and they could have big ramifications on who wins what seats in next year's election. Politik's Richard Harman joins us to discuss. The government has finally clamped down on the rules around car clamping. David Farrier - who's followed one of the more remarkable stories in recent New Zealand history centred around the practice - joins us for the end of an era. The United States Government has banned federal employees sleeping at work...

Duration:00:24:27

I've been thinking for 21 November 2019

11/20/2019
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What the panellists Raybon Kan and Janet Wilson have been thinking.

Duration:00:04:27

Story of the Day for 21 November 2019

11/20/2019
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The weird world of skin treatments.

Duration:00:09:33

Is "re-gifting" finally coming into fashion?

11/19/2019
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The practice of re-gifting is controversial - but with many people turning away from rampant consumerism, it could be the way of the future ...

Duration:00:06:13

Samoan measles epidemic worsens

11/19/2019
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As of Tuesday, 16 people have died in the Samoa measles epidemic ... TVNZ Pacific issues reporter Barbara Dreaver has just returned from Apia and joins the panel to discuss how the island nation is coping.

Duration:00:11:18

Question of the Day for 20 November 2019

11/19/2019
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Have you ever gotten off (or TRIED to get off) a parking ticket? Tell us how it went.

Duration:00:08:04

Is plastic the nuclear threat of the 21st century?

11/19/2019
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Counsellors around the country are reporting a big rise in the number of people reporting plastic-related guilt and anxiety.

Duration:00:05:00

Fallout from Prince Andrew interview continues

11/19/2019
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Businesses and companies are distancing themselves from Prince Andrew, following an interview widely described as catastrophic earlier this week.

Duration:00:05:46

Govt announces new overseas investment rules

11/19/2019
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The government has cracked down on overseas investment in infrastructure with "monopoly characteristics" - such as airports, ports, electricity lines companies and water providers. The panel is joined by lawyer Silvana Schenone to assess what this means going forward.

Duration:00:11:07

The Panel with Alison Mau and Neil Millar (Part 2)

11/19/2019
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Have you ever gotten off (or TRIED to get off) a parking ticket? Tell us how it went. As of Tuesday, 16 people have died in the Samoa measles epidemic ... TVNZ Pacific issues reporter Barbara Dreaver has just returned from Apia and joins the panel to discuss how the island nation is coping. The practice of re-gifting is controversial - but with many people turning away from rampant consumerism, it could be the way of the future ...

Duration:00:25:45

The Panel with Alison Mau and Neil Millar (Part 1)

11/19/2019
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The government has cracked down on overseas investment in infrastructure with "monopoly characteristics" - such as airports, ports, electricity lines companies and water providers. The panel is joined by lawyer Silvana Schenone to assess what this means going forward. Businesses and companies are distancing themselves from Prince Andrew, following an interview widely described as catastrophic earlier this week. Counsellors around the country are reporting a big rise in the number of people...

Duration:00:26:07

I've been thinking for 20 November 2019

11/19/2019
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What the panellists Neil Miller and Ali Mau have been thinking.

Duration:00:04:53