Debate is raging in Australia over what the minimum amount of chips should be. UK correspondent Olly Barratt has the latest on the election results there Otago University epidemiologist Professor Michael Baker talks about the measles epidemic in Samoa originating in New Zealand. Harvey Weinstein manipulating courts to avoid admitting any wrongdoing over sex abuse allegations from dozens of women. Farmers are angry at Te Papa for they way they are being portrayed in a new environment...
RNZ reporter Robin Martin joins the show to give an update on what's been happening today in relation the Whakaari/White Island eruption. Professor Warren Brookbanks talks about why the alcohol and drug treatments court trials have worked and worth making permanent. Media commentator Myles Thomas looks at the motives behind Winston Peters meddling with the media landscape. Roxette power ballad queen, Marie Fredriksson, died earlier in the week but leaves a plethora of hits as her legacy.
The dating of cave art in Indonesia this week has changed the timeline for how we understand human art and development. The paintings depict a hunting scene and have been dated as more than forty thousand years old. More than twice as old as the previous earliest discovered paintings.
St John Territory manager, Leisa Tocknell, details abuse and assaults against paramedics as parliament considers the propsed Protection for First Responders and Prison Officers Bill for tougher penalties for those offenders.