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Voting age: should it be lowered?

7/16/2019
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Youth MPs are preparing for Aotearoa's ninth Youth Parliament but many of the young people chosen for the programme can't even vote yet. Which brings up the issue of the voting age - should it be lowered? We ask the panellists what they think.

Duration:00:04:08

The slippery slope of debt

7/16/2019
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An 18-year-old has opened up about her enormous debt, saying she never should have been given the opportunity to rack it up.

Duration:00:08:01

Anti-manspreading chair

7/16/2019
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A student has invented a chair to bring an end to a serious issue - manspreading. The British woman built a chair with a wedge that narrows toward the front, forcing men to sit with their knees together.

Duration:00:01:57

To play or not to play

7/16/2019
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A playground in Tauranga has been closed because of complaints form parents about safety. An opinion piece in The Herald today argues this is evidence that we're wrapping our kids in cotton wool.

Duration:00:05:00

Question of the Day

7/16/2019
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If you could invent something for everyday use, what would it be?

Duration:00:04:01

NZ and Aus: Do we need to save the relationship?

7/16/2019
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Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern will meet her Australian counterpart Scott Morrison for the first time since his re-election. Back in February Ardern branded Australia Family rather than friends...

Duration:00:05:57

Dunedin loses 'steepest street' title

7/16/2019
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Dunedin has lost its status as the home of the worlds steepest street. Baldwin street has held the record for many years but has had the honour snatched away by a street in Wales.

Duration:00:06:06

Updating old health and safety rules

7/16/2019
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Workplace Relations and safety Minister Ian Lees Galloway has launched a 3 month consultation period on regulations aimed at improving health and safety.

Duration:00:09:48

The Panel with Janet Wilson and Selwyn Manning (Part 2)

7/16/2019
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Anti-manspreading chair;Question of the Day;To play or not to play;The slippery slope of debt;Voting age: should it be lowered?

Duration:00:27:39

The Panel with Janet Wilson and Selwyn Manning (Part 1)

7/16/2019
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Updating old health and safety rules;Dunedin loses 'steepest street' title;NZ and Aus: Do we need to save the relationship?

Duration:00:23:42

Story of the Day 16 July 2019

7/15/2019
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Over half a million people pledge to raid Area 51. We've all wondered whether aliens are real, but now some people are taking it to a whole new level.

Duration:00:06:48

I've been thinking for 16 July 2019

7/15/2019
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What the Panelists Janet Wilson and Selwyn Manning have been thinking about.

Duration:00:05:06

Trump attack on congresswomen

7/15/2019
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President Trump has been accused of racism over a tweet suggesting Democratic congresswomen "go back" to where they came from.

Duration:00:04:12

No rugby league for Taranaki girl

7/15/2019
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Another case of a girl wanting to play sport and being told she can't. This time the rules say it's too dangerous.

Duration:00:03:34

Education system 'failing Māori'

7/15/2019
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The education system is broken and failing Maōri students, a principal says. Keri Milne-Ihimaera says Maōri students are very capable but mainstream education isn't catering to them.

Duration:00:04:23

Climate change is giving us anxiety, depression

7/15/2019
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The headlines have been coming thick and fast about climate change, and none of it very good. That's causing concern for some Kiwis.

Duration:00:09:04

Question of the Day

7/15/2019
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Did you and the family stay up to watch the cricket? How are you faring today?

Duration:00:01:08

Banksy might be back

7/15/2019
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It is understood that John Banks is seriously considering another crack at the Auckland Mayoralty. Banks was Mayor of Auckland City but lost to Len Brown in 2010.

Duration:00:05:23

Gun buyback begins

7/15/2019
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Nearly 400 people handed in 542 guns in the gun buyback scheme over the weekend. The total compensation amounted to just over $1 million.

Duration:00:06:44

Reflecting on the Cricket World Cup Final

7/15/2019
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The Black Caps lost to England in the Cricket World Cup final. New Zealand gave it their all but were denied the win after a tied game and Super Over.

Duration:00:10:28