On this day in 1959, 16 year old Jimi Hendrix made his stage debut when he played a show at the Temple De Hirsch Sinai synagogue in Seattle. Famed Moral Philosopher Peter Singer has had his talk at SkyCity cancelled, Patrick Corish from the Free Speech Coalitions discusses this with The Panel. College Sport Auckland chief executive Jim Lonergan talks to The Panel about the changing face of college sport. A mother and son are fighting a Rotorua school's rules on facial hair.
Women's Refuge's Ang Jury joins the panel to discuss the case of a woman and her children killed, allegedly be her estranged husband. Associate Professor Anthony Fowler joins The Panel to talk about the increasing drought in the north, and concerns about water supply. New Zealand Cricket and media company NZME have failed to reach a deal on radio broadcast rights for next season's international and domestic matches.
Both National and NZ First are facing Serious Fraud Office investigations related to political donations - Tranparency International's Suzanne Snively joins The Panel to talk about whether things need to change.
On this day in 1940 - Smokey Robinson was born. Teachers aren't as involved in school sport as they used to be - The Panel talks to Secondary Principals' Council chair James Morris about why. The Police Association's Chris Cahill joins The Panel to talk about calls to change the right to silence, after a 4-year-old boy was beaten, and seriously injured. A poll shows support for changing the laws around recreational cannabis has dropped.
Both National and NZ First are facing Serious Fraud Office investigations related to political donations - Tranparency International's Suzanne Snively joins The Panel to talk about whether things need to change. Business New Zealand's chief executive Kirk Hope joins The Panel to talk about National's plan to scrap the minimum wage increase, if it wins the next election. Consumer NZ said people who went to see Sir Elton could get a partial refund, but the concernt promoter says that's not the...