Episodes

The pros and cons of working from home

2/17/2020
An item caught our attention all about working from home, or attempting to work from home...

Duration:00:01:58

Request for signs at polluted Wellington stream

2/17/2020
The Karori community is asking for a toxic stream to get signage warning people of the risk - but that request has been refused.

Duration:00:07:58

Outrage at decision to retire Holden brand

2/17/2020
Australian Prime Minister says Australians fuming that GM dropping Holden brand, after $2 billion in taxpayer-funded subsidies.

Duration:00:09:03

Questions raised over proposed Hamilton cat ban

2/17/2020
A cat ban is being considered for a new development in Hamilton, in a bid to help protect a local native bat population.

Duration:00:03:13

Today in music history - Freddie Mercury's last appearance

2/17/2020
Freddie Mercury made his final public appearance on stage when he joined the rest of Queen to collect the Brit Award for Outstanding Contribution to Music, held at the Dominion Theatre, London, England.

Duration:00:01:07

Landlords speak out about changes to tenancy law

2/17/2020
Changes to rental law that remove landlords' ability to ask a tenant to leave without giving them a reason, but 90 days notice - is causing concern amongst landlords.

Duration:00:08:39

Tax cuts signalled by National

2/17/2020
Simon Bridges has signalled tax cuts are on the cards if National wins the next election.

Duration:00:10:33

SFO to investigate NZ First Foundation

2/17/2020
The Serious Fraud Office has today commenced an investigation into the NZ First Foundation.

Duration:00:02:53

The Panel with Alexia Russell and Ian Taylor Part 2)

2/17/2020
Freddie Mercury made his final public appearance on stage when he joined the rest of Queen to collect the Brit Award for Outstanding Contribution to Music, held at the Dominion Theatre, London, England. A cat ban is being considered for a new development in Hamilton, in a bid to help protect a local native bat population. Australian Prime Minister says Australians fuming that GM dropping Holden brand, after $2 billion in taxpayer-funded subsidies. The Karori community is asking for a toxic...

Duration:00:25:48

The Panel with Alexia Russell and Ian Taylor Part 1)

2/17/2020
The Serious Fraud Office has today commenced an investigation into the NZ First Foundation. Simon Bridges has signalled tax cuts are on the cards if National wins the next election. Changes to rental law that remove landlords' ability to ask a tenant to leave without giving them a reason, but 90 days notice - is causing concern amongst landlords.

Duration:00:24:43

I've been thinking for 18 February 2020

2/17/2020
What the panellists Alexia Russel and Ian Taylor have been thinking about.

Duration:00:04:41

Story of the Day for 18 February 2020

2/17/2020
There's a piece on the BBC website today about the 'chaotic habit' behind Picasso's genuis work.

Duration:00:07:48

Should you recline your seat when flying?

2/16/2020
Airline boss says people should ask before reclining their seat, and that he never puts his seat back.

Duration:00:02:40

CultureSafe calls for action on workplace bullying

2/16/2020
The organisation's calling for more awareness around the issue, and says it's contributing to this country's mental health crisis.

Duration:00:08:17

Holden verses Ford

2/16/2020
General Motors has announced it will "retire" the Holden brand from sales, design and engineering across Australia and New Zealand by next year.

Duration:00:02:09

IRD figures show that NZers dipped into their kiwisaver

2/16/2020
Inland Revenue figures show that New Zealanders dipped into their Kiwisaver to the tune of $109 million with over 19,000 claims made to providers in 2019, well up on the year before.

Duration:00:07:41

Sir Elton John expecting to perform all remaining shows

2/16/2020
Sir Elton John is expecting to perform all his remaining shows despite having to cut short his concert in Auckland last night because he has pneumonia.

Duration:00:01:55

Ever increasing price of houses

2/16/2020
Increasing house-prices an embarrassment - but what can be done?

Duration:00:05:27

Parents being told to take wagging seriously

2/16/2020
Parents are being told to take wagging seriously as the number of children attending school falls.

Duration:00:07:10

Mayor Phil Goff has displayed deep concern over racism

2/16/2020
Auckland Mayor Phil Goff has displayed deep concern over cases of racism and xenophobia arising out of the coronavirus epidemic.

Duration:00:10:55