Episodes

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

The Panel with Leonie Freeman and Allan Blackman (Part 2)

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. IRD figures show Kiwis are using Kiwisaver savings more. Organisation calls for more awareness around workplace bullying. Airplane etiquette - to recline, or not?

Duration:00:25:26

The Panel with Leonie Freeman and Allan Blackman (Part 1)

2/16/2020
Auckland Mayor Phil Goff has displayed deep concern over cases of racism and xenophobia arising out of the coronavirus epidemic. Parents are being told to take wagging seriously as the number of children attending school falls. Increasing house-prices an embarrassment - but what can be done?

Duration:00:25:14

I've been thinking for 17 February 2020

2/16/2020
What the panellists Leonie Freeman and Allan Blackman and have been thinking about.

Duration:00:06:19

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