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Hillary Clinton won't rule out a presidential run

11/13/2019
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Just when you thought Hillary Clinton was well and truly out of the politics game - she claims she's under enormous pressure to run against Donald Trump for the presidency next year.

Duration:00:02:36

Free lunch for councillors

11/13/2019
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There's no such thing as a free lunch...unless you're a Wellington City Councillor. The new mayor Andy Foster has reinstated catered lunches - six years after he led moves as a councillor to scrap them. The move was prompted by requests from other councillors Foster says, but he's promising to keep costs low.

Duration:00:02:34

Dental Assoc hits out at Coca-Cola using te reo Māori

11/13/2019
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The New Zealand Dental Association has lashed out at Coca-Cola for targeting Māori on soft drink labels calling it "unethical and completely irresponsible."

Duration:00:09:03

Question of the Day for 14 November 2019

11/13/2019
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It's been reported that all cast members of the soap opera Days of our Lives have been released from their contracts with the series' future in doubt.

Duration:00:09:02

RNZ and TVNZ could be replaced with new entity

11/13/2019
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The fate of RNZ and TVNZ may soon be in the hands of Ministers. News today of a proposal to disestablish both broadcasters and create an entirely new public media entity.

Duration:00:13:06

End of Life Choice bill passes final reading

11/13/2019
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The third and final reading of the End of Life Choice Bill on Euthanasia has passed in Parliament by 69 vote to 51.

Duration:00:09:41

The Panel with Cindy Mitchenerand Chris Wikaira (Part Two)

11/13/2019
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It's been reported that all cast members of the soap opera Days of our Lives have been released from their contracts with the series' future in doubt. The show is expected to go on an indefinite hiatus at the end of this month, though it hasn't been officially cancelled. The 'Share a Coke' campaign has been going for some years - its been rolled out in over 80 countries. It rebrands the traditional Coke logo, replacing "Coca-Cola" from one side of a bottle with the phrase "Share a Coke with"...

Duration:00:25:21

The Panel with Cindy Mitchenerand Chris Wikaira (Part One)

11/13/2019
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The third and final reading of the End of Life Choice Bill on Euthanasia has passed in Parliament by 69 vote to 51. The members bill in the name of ACT leader David Seymour allows terminally ill adults to request a medically assisted death. It will now go to a public referendum. The fate of RNZ and TVNZ may soon be in the hands of Ministers. News today of a proposal to disestablish both broascasters and create an entirely new public media entity. An advisory group setup to look at the issue...

Duration:00:25:05

I've been thinking for 14 November 2019

11/13/2019
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What the panellists Cindy Mitchener and Chris Wikaira have been thinking about.

Duration:00:04:35

Story of the day with Ali Ventura

11/13/2019
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Story of the day for 14 November 2019 with Ali Ventura.

Duration:00:07:32

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