Episodes

Poll shows support for changing laws on cannabis has dropped

2/18/2020
A poll shows support for changing the laws around recreational cannabis has dropped.

Duration:00:04:20

Right to silence challenged over boy's beating

2/18/2020
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.

Duration:00:07:40

Number of teachers coaching drops

2/18/2020
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.

Duration:00:08:07

Music history - Smokey Robinson

2/18/2020
On this day in 1940 - Smokey Robinson was born.

Duration:00:01:37

No partial refunds for Elton John concert

2/18/2020
Consumer NZ said people who went to see Sir Elton could get a partial refund, but the concernt promoter says that's not the case.

Duration:00:02:22

National's plan to scrap minimum wage increase

2/18/2020
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.

Duration:00:10:08

Should the political donation system change?

2/18/2020
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.

Duration:00:10:49

The Panel with Michelle Boag and Shane Te Pou (Part 2)

2/18/2020
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.

Duration:00:25:52

The Panel with Michelle Boag and Shane Te Pou (Part 1)

2/18/2020
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...

Duration:00:24:48

I've been thinking for 19 February 2020

2/18/2020
What the panellists Michelle Boag and Shane Te Pou have been thinking about.

Duration:00:03:36

Story of the Day for 19 February 2020

2/18/2020
The draft of a new trade deal between the EU and UK post Brexit has some interesting clauses in it. One calls for the 'return or restitution of unlawfully removed cultural objects to their country of origin", apparently at the request of the Greek government. This marks a further step in the century long argument over who owns the Elgin Marbles. Robert Kelly picks up the story.

Duration:00:10:48

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