Episodes

Story of the Day for 17 February 2020

2/16/2020
Astronomers are asking for more public funds to seatch for extra terrestrial life.

Duration:00:09:31

The internet is divided over seat reclining onboard flights.

2/13/2020
The internet is divided over a video of a man repeatedly punching the back of a woman's reclined seat onboard a plane. She posted the video believing he was in the wrong, but the backlash is that she shouldn't have been reclining to start with.

Duration:00:00:28

New survey shows Kiwi men are more romantic than Kiwi women

2/13/2020
To mark Valentine's Day psychologist Sara Chatwin joins the show to talk about a new survey which shows that New Zealand men are more romantic than New Zealand women.

Duration:00:07:03

Friday mailbag

2/13/2020
A selection of audience feedback to the show.

Duration:00:02:09

There are renewed calls for state funding of political parties

2/13/2020
Director for Victoria University's Institute for Governance and Policy studies joins the discussion on talk of scrapping political party donations in favour of each party instead being publicly funded.

Duration:00:11:24

Today in music history:what's your favourite love song

2/13/2020
Today in music history, it's Valentine's Day - we look at the most romantic song ever written.

Duration:00:02:14

How Australia does state funded youth radio

2/13/2020
RNZ announced last week Concert FM would move off FM and become fully automated on an AM frequency to make way for a new youth radio station. We speak to Zanda Wilson in Australia about what happens there.

Duration:00:08:17

The government has given more money tackle homelessness

2/13/2020
Community services manager for social services provider Lifewise, Peter Shimwell, joins the discussion on the government's plans to tackle homelessness and stop using motels as emergency housing.

Duration:00:05:51

Another political poll shows a close race ahead

2/13/2020
The latest political poll puts the National Party neck and neck with the Labour/Green party block. Both are sitting on 46 percent ahead of September's election.

Duration:00:09:35

The Panel with Sally Wenley and Ben Thomas (Part 2)

2/13/2020
Today in music history, it's Valentine's Day - we look at the most romantic song ever written. Director for Victoria University's Institute for Governance and Policy studies joins the discussion on talk of scrapping political party donations in favour of each party instead being publicly funded. A selection of audience feedback to the show. To mark Valentine's Day psychologist Sara Chatwin joins the show to talk about a new survey which shows that New Zealand men are more romantic than New...

Duration:00:24:33

The Panel with Sally Wenley and Ben Thomas (Part 1)

2/13/2020
The latest political poll puts the National Party neck and neck with the Labour/Green party block. Both are sitting on 46 percent ahead of September's election. Community services manager for social services provider Lifewise, Peter Shimwell, joins the discussion on the government's plans to tackle homelessness and stop using motels as emergency housing. RNZ announced last week Concert FM would move off FM and become fully automated on an AM frequency to make way for a new youth radio...

Duration:00:25:45

Question of the day for 14 February 2020

2/13/2020
What the panellists Sally Wenley and Ben Thomas have been thinking about.

Duration:00:02:43

Story of the Day for 14 February 2020

2/13/2020
It's Valentines Day! Is it a capitalist nightmare equating love with money or is it just a nice thing? Robert Kelly investigates.

Duration:00:10:22

Dunedin teen writes song, avoids conviction

2/12/2020
A Dunedin teen who was caught drink-driving, at four times over the legal limit, has written a penance song - and been discharged without conviction.

Duration:00:03:19

Tiny house owners ask for better legislation

2/12/2020
In March tiny house owners will hikoi to parliament - asking for better legislation around the small dwellings.

Duration:00:06:43

Businesses address Northland drought

2/12/2020
Kaikohe businesses have rallied to address the drought in Northland, with a meeting held earlier this week.

Duration:00:07:59

Winston Peters turns to Facebook

2/12/2020
Deputy Prime Minister has shunned traditional media, taking to Facebook to answer questions about the NZ First Foundation.

Duration:00:05:29

What do we miss while staring at a screen?

2/12/2020
A study out of the UK says the average child spends 44 hours every week staring at screens. So, what are they missing?

Duration:00:02:52

Global food waste worse than feared

2/12/2020
New research out says global food estimates have been grossly underestimated, with countries like New Zealand binning about one third of their food every year.

Duration:00:08:10

Karakia for injured boy

2/12/2020
Flaxmere residents have held a karakia for a severly injured boy, amid outrage at the 4-year-old's abuse.

Duration:00:04:44