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Move on Mona Lisa

11/12/2019
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Millions of people flock to the Louvre Museum, often to see one thing: the Mona Lisa. But many leave the Leonardo da Vinci painting feeling underwhelmed - why? Well mainly because of those huge crowds.

Duration:00:01:34

Boris Johnson praising Jeremy Corbyn - the disturbing deepfake

11/12/2019
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A new Deepfake video has been made appearing to show British Prime Minister Boris Johnson endorsing his rival Jeremy Corbyn - the video showcasing how dangerous Deepfakes can be for political messaging.

Duration:00:04:19

Cabinet Ministers must decide on the port

11/12/2019
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Moving the Port out of Auckland to near Whangarei and creating Northport would be a huge $10 billion plus infrastructure project.

Duration:00:07:38

Breastfeeding not allowed in the shallows

11/12/2019
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You may remember earlier this year there was a story about a mother who was shocked to be told she couldn't breastfeed her son in the shallow end of a pool in Wellington.

Duration:00:04:31

Question of the Day for 13 November 2019

11/12/2019
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Before we get to listener stories about their most embarrassing stories, we talk to the mum of the hour - Jennie Gutry.

Duration:00:07:51

National's plan for education

11/12/2019
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In other Educational news, the National party is looking to redirect billions of dollars from the Government's frees free scheme to set up a Kiwisaver type account for every young New Zealander.

Duration:00:05:02

Tomorrow's schools reforms - reaction

11/12/2019
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The Tomorrow's Schools changes announced yesterday are said to be the biggest in 30 years. The key point for many is around zones.

Duration:00:08:35

Political heat over Aussie fires

11/12/2019
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Today the fight against the devastating bushfires in Australia has shifted from New South Wales to Queensland. But in Canberra the heat between politicians continues to rise.

Duration:00:07:48

The Panel with David Cormack and Michelle Boag (Part 2)

11/12/2019
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What's the most embarrassing thing one of your parents has done? You may remember earlier this year there was a story about a mother who was shocked to be told she couldn't breastfeed her son in the shallow end of a pool in Wellington Regional Aquatic Centre in Kilbirnie. Now Wellington City Council has confirmed that it will indeed ban mothers from breastfeeding babies in the pools. Moving the Port out of Auckland to near Whangarei and creating Northport would be a huge $10 billion plus...

Duration:00:27:07

The Panel with David Cormack and Michelle Boag (Part 1)

11/12/2019
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Today the fight against the devastating bushfires in Australia has shifted from New South Wales to Queensland. But in Canberra the heat between politicians continues to rise. Prime Minister Scott Morrison is urging calm, as the blame game over the disastrous blazes escalates. The Tomorrow's Schools changes announced yesterday are said to be the biggest in 30 years. The key point for many is around zones. A new Education Support Agency wil take over zoning and enrolment schemes from the...

Duration:00:23:52

I've been thinking for 13 November 2019

11/12/2019
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What the panellists David Cormack and Michelle Boag have been thinking about.

Duration:00:05:31

Story of the Day for 13 November 2019

11/12/2019
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Some people are "genetically wired" to avoid some vegetables.

Duration:00:09:30

Hugging at work is a no-no

11/11/2019
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Some people are huggers, others not so much. But is hugging at work appropriate or not? A BBC piece says not. Alison Green, creator of a workplace advice column, asks whatever happened to a simple handshake?

Duration:00:01:22

Kāpiti expressway prompts calls for a roll out of barriers

11/11/2019
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The success of safety barriers on the recently opened Kāpiti expressway has prompted calls for more to be done on other roads around the country.

Duration:00:06:30

Will prison reform work?

11/11/2019
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An opinion piece on Stuff argues that the government's plan to reduce the number of Maori in prison won't make them safer. The writer says you have to take into account the crime they've been charged with.

Duration:00:06:17

Question of the Day 12 November 2019

11/11/2019
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What is proper public transport etiquette? What annoys you on the bus, ferry or train?

Duration:00:05:34

Man takes up row of train seats for a nap

11/11/2019
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The NZ Herald reports that a cyclist caused an uproar after he laid down on four priority seats to take a nap. When approached the cyclist became aggressive and refused to move, hurling abuse at the manager.

Duration:00:02:50

Helen Clark's rules for the internet

11/11/2019
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The Helen Clark Foundation has released its latest report laying out what it calls 'the Christchurch Principles' which is a set of 10 broad recommendations for internet regulations and policies.

Duration:00:05:09

NSW fires emergency: why they're so dangerous

11/11/2019
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Officials in New South Wales say the situation with the fires is unprecedented and worse than imagined. The wildfires have torn across the region, burning through 850,000 hectares.

Duration:00:05:42

Govt looks at restricting firearms

11/11/2019
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The Government is floating the ideas of what's known as Firearms prohibition orders, aimed at those with a history of violent offending, gun crimes or family harm.

Duration:00:09:13