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The Panel

English, Debates / Conferences, 1 season, 913 episodes, 5 days, 13 hours, 7 minutes
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The Panel features a range of panellists from across the opinion spectrum, together with expert phone guests.
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The Panel with Paula Penfold and Ben Thomas (Part 2)

Tonight on The Panel, Mark Leishman and panellists Paula Penfold and Ben Thomas look at loca rates; most are going up by double digits this year: why? And finally they chat to the man DOC calls to dispose of washed up whales.
7/15/202424 minutes, 40 seconds
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The Panel with Paula Penfold and Ben Thomas (Part 1)

Tonight on The Panel, Mark Leishman and panellists Paula Penfold and Ben Thomas discuss the conspiracy theories that sprung almost immediately after the attack on Donald Trump. They also look at the lomg running pay dispute between the Police Association and the government, which today finally came to a close.
7/15/202421 minutes, 9 seconds
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The Pre-Panel for 15 July 2024

Today on the Pre-Panel, Mark Leishman previews tonight's show and producer José Barbosa talks about his new obsession: LAT relationships. That is: couples who live in separate houses.
7/15/20247 minutes, 3 seconds
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The Panel with Nick Leggett and Sally Wenley (Part 1)

Tonight on The Panel, Wallace Chapman and panellists Nick Leggett and Sally Wenley discuss the closure of iconic Auckland restaurant SPQR, the response to President Joe Biden's performance at a press conference today, and continued confusion over the future of the Interislander.
7/12/202425 minutes, 10 seconds
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The Panel with Aimie Hines and Mike Williams (Part 2)

Tonight on The Panel, Wallace Chapman and panellists Aimie Hines and Mike Williams discuss anxiety surrounding school field trips, employers ghosting job applicants, and Democrats presurring President Joe Biden to back out of the US presidential race.
7/11/202423 minutes, 25 seconds
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The Panel with Aimie Hines and Mike Williams (Part 1)

Tonight on The Panel, Wallace Chapman and panellists Aimie Hines and Mike Williams discuss Associate Health Minister Casey Costello being reprimanded after neglecting an OIA request and reversing the ban on oil and gas exploration.
7/11/202423 minutes, 52 seconds
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The Pre-Panel for 11 July 2024

Today on the Pre-Panel, Wallace Chapman previews tonight's show and producer Sam Hollis joins to discuss audience etiquette.
7/11/20247 minutes, 34 seconds
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The Panel with Georgie Stylianou and Martin Cocker (Part 2)

Tonight on The Panel, Wallace Chapman and panellists Georgie Stylianou and Martin Cocker discuss remote building inspections becoming the norm and the history of New Zealand ads. Also, do you like your own name?
7/10/202428 minutes, 2 seconds
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The Panel with Georgie Stylianou and Martin Cocker (Part 1)

Tonight on The Panel, Mark Leishman and panellists Georgie Stylianou and Martin Cocker discuss the Reserve Bank (RBNZ) holding the OCR at 5.5 per cent and Green voters, have they lost confidence in their party?
7/10/202422 minutes, 29 seconds
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The Pre-Panel for 10 July 2024

Today on the Pre-Panel, Mark Leishman previews tonight's show and producer Sam Hollis joins to discuss the importance of workplace friendships.
7/10/20248 minutes, 57 seconds
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The Panel with Alexia Russell and Chris Clarke (Part 1)

Tonight on The Panel, Wallace Chapman and panellists Alexia Russell and Chris Clarke discuss the harassment Dr Siouxsie Wiles faced during and following her coverage of the global pandemic and the scaling down of the 3D coastal mapping initiative launched in 2021.
7/9/202422 minutes, 25 seconds
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The Pre-Panel for 9 July 2024

Today on the Pre-Panel, Wallace Chapman previews tonight's show and producer Sam Hollis joins to discuss the unrivalled growth of Amazon 30 years on from the online retailer's launch.
7/9/20248 minutes, 15 seconds
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The Panel with David Cunliffe and Wendyl Nissen (Part 2)

Tonight on The Panel, Wallace Chapman and panellists David Cunliffe and Wendyl Nissen discuss the election result in France and the 50th birthday of the world's best-selling toy, the Rubik's Cube.
7/8/202422 minutes, 4 seconds
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The Panel with David Cunliffe and Wendyl Nissen (Part 1)

Tonight on The Panel, Wallace Chapman and panellists David Cunliffe and Wendyl Nissen discuss Lulu Sun's Wimbledon victory and the Green Party's statements on MP Darleen Tana's position following an investigation into allegations of migrant exploitation in her husband's business.
7/8/202425 minutes, 19 seconds
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The Pre-Panel for 8 July 2024

Today on the Pre-Panel, Wallace Chapman previews tonight's show and producer Sam Hollis joins to discuss the company erecting vending machines to sell bullets outside American supermarkets.
7/8/20248 minutes, 5 seconds
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The Panel with Ed McKnight and Claire Amos (Part 2)

Tonight on The Panel, Wallace Chapman and panellists Anna Dean and Martin Bosley discuss how banks may have to adjust their lending criteria to fit the Government's housing plan and how this weekend's test match could benefit Dunedin's hospitality scene.
7/5/202423 minutes, 39 seconds
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The Panel with Anna Dean and Martin Bosley (Part 1)

Tonight on The Panel, Wallace Chapman and panellists Anna Dean and Martin Bosley discuss the curtain closing of Newshub and the Labour party taking out the UK election.
7/5/202424 minutes, 1 second
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The Pre-Panel for 5 July 2024

Today on the Pre-Panel, Wallace Chapman previews tonight's show and producer Sam Hollis joins to discuss a unique Kiwi cookbook from the 1990s that has been rediscovered.
7/5/20249 minutes, 23 seconds
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The Panel with Ed McKnight and Claire Amos (Part 2)

Tonight on The Panel, Wallace Chapman and panellists Ed McKnight and Claire Amos discuss what teaching digital media literacy could look like and the age old question, can you seperate an artist from their art?
7/4/202423 minutes, 26 seconds
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The Panel with Ed McKnight and Claire Amos (Part 1)

Tonight on The Panel, Wallace Chapman and panellists Ed McKnight and Claire Amos discuss the Government's plan to "flood the market" with opportunities for housing development and the latest in the UK election.
7/4/202424 minutes, 2 seconds
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The Panel with Aimie Hines and David Downs (Part 2)

Tonight on The Panel, Wallace Chapman and panellists Aimie Hines and David Downs discuss the prospect of Meta pulling ads in light of the Fair Digital News Bargaining Bill and tourists threatening kea. Also, what was your first job?
7/3/202421 minutes, 52 seconds
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The Panel with Aimie Hines and David Downs (Part 1)

Tonight on The Panel, Wallace Chapman and panellists Aimie Hines and David Downs discuss the announcement of standardised testing from the beginning of school and the debate on speed limits raging on.
7/3/202424 minutes, 30 seconds
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The Pre-Panel for 3 July 2024

Today on the Pre-Panel, Wallace Chapman previews tonight's show and producer Sam Hollis joins to discuss the pressure on modern-day artists to be nice.
7/3/20248 minutes, 51 seconds
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The Panel with Peter Field and Niki Bezzant (Part 2)

Tonight on The Panel, Wallace Chapman and panellists Peter Field and Niki Bezzant discuss a Christchurch street art initiative that has received funding, some say too much, and a small community radio station fighting to survive. Also, what trip changed your life?
7/2/202422 minutes, 45 seconds
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The Panel With Peter Field and Niki Bezzant (Part 1)

Tonight on The Panel, Wallace Chapman and panellists Peter Field and Niki Bezzant discuss the progression of the Fair Digital News Bargaining Bill through Parliament and the end of an era in France.
7/2/202424 minutes, 50 seconds
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The Pre-Panel for 2 July 2024

Today on the Pre-Panel, Wallace Chapman previews tonight's show and producer Sam Hollis joins to discuss the Glastonbury Festival, and the now-common practice of livestreaming music festivals.
7/2/20248 minutes, 35 seconds
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The Panel With Sue Kedgley and Andrew Clay (Part 2)

Tonight on The Panel, Wallace Chapman and panellists Sue Kedgley and Andrew Clay discuss a plea from free budgeting services for more Government funding and the 50th anniversary of Dungeons & Dragons. Also, which skills once deemed essential are no longer common knowledge?
7/1/202421 minutes, 58 seconds
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The Panel with Sue Kedgley and Andrew Clay (Part 1)

Tonight on The Panel, Wallace Chapman and panellists Sue Kedgley and Andrew Clay discuss the return of prescription fees and analyse the first US Presidential debate.
7/1/202425 minutes, 45 seconds
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The Pre-Panel for 1 July 2024

Today on the Pre-Panel, Wallace Chapman previews tonight's show and producer Sam Hollis joins to discuss parents delaying giving their children smartphones.
7/1/20248 minutes, 18 seconds
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The Panel With Andie McCombs and Alison Mau (Part 2)

Tonight on The Panel, Wallace Chapman and panellists Andie McCombs and Alison Mau talk about a new shocking report about how much food New Zealand wastes every year and how animal shelters, particularly for dogs, are straining to house unwanted animals.
6/27/202422 minutes, 1 second
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The Panel With Andie McCombs and Alison Mau (Part 1)

Tonight on The Panel, Wallace Chapman and panellists Andie McCombs and Alison Mau discuss the ongoing weather event in Hawke's Bay and Tai Rawhiti; this will only happen again, so what preperations can happen to keep people of the area safe? The Panel also examine the issue around Destiny Church protests and alledged attacks on Drag Storytime events at public libraries.
6/27/202426 minutes, 2 seconds
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The Pre-Panel for 27 June 2024

Today on the Pre-Panel, Wallace Chapman previews tonight's show and producer José Barbosa struggles to bring any weight to the conversation by ticking through rules of nudist ettiquette.
6/27/20249 minutes, 56 seconds
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The Panel With Kathryn Graham & David Farrar (Part 2)

Tonight on The Panel, Wallace Chapman and panellists Kathryn Graham & David Farrar discuss funding cuts to budgeting services & Matariki. Kathryn Graham is a Maori Development Executive at the New Zealand Film Commission David is the owner of Curia Market Research, editor of Kiwiblog and a member of the National Party
6/26/202422 minutes, 38 seconds
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The Panel With Kathryn Graham & David Farrar (Part 1)

Tonight on The Panel, Wallace Chapman and panellists Kathryn Graham & David Farrar discuss the state of local Government and the Julian Assange verdict. Kathryn Graham is a Maori Development Executive at the New Zealand Film Commission David is the owner of Curia Market Research, editor of Kiwiblog and a member of the National Party
6/26/202410 minutes, 21 seconds
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The Panel With Phil O'Reilly & Verity Johnson (Part 2)

Tonight on The Panel, Wallace Chapman and panellists Phil O'Reilly & Verity Johnson discuss the live export ban, whether you should leave your shoes at the door, and how to cure chronic lateness. Phil O'Reilly is Managing Director of Iron Duke Partners Verity Johnson is a Stuff columnist & owner of Club Burlesque
6/25/202422 minutes, 30 seconds
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The Panel With Phil O'Reilly & Verity Johnson (Part 1)

Tonight on The Panel, Wallace Chapman and panellists Phil O'Reilly & Verity Johnson discuss Government plans to make it harder to challenge employment status in the courts. Plus after the recent Interislander failure, do we need to change our approach to infrastructure? Phil O'Reilly is Managing Director of Iron Duke Partners Verity Johnson is a Stuff columnist & owner of Club Burlesque
6/25/202424 minutes, 18 seconds
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The Pre-Panel for 25 June 2024

Today on the Pre-Panel, Wallace Chapman previews tonight's show and producer Tom Riste-Smith discuss alleged copyright infringement by AI music generation companies.
6/25/20245 minutes, 43 seconds
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The Panel With Deborah Hart & Selwyn Manning (Part 2)

Tonight on The Panel, Wallace Chapman and panellists Deborah Hart & Selwyn Manning discuss the start of six monthly seminars for people on Jobseekers, and Antarctic English. Deborah Hart is Chair of the Consumer Advocacy Council, chair of the Holocaust Centre of NZ, on the board of the Grocery Action Group and member of the Human Rights Review Tribunal. Selwyn Manning is and investigative journalist and founder of Multimedia Investments Ltd.
6/24/202422 minutes, 14 seconds
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The Panel With Deborah Hart & Selwyn Manning (Part 1)

Tonight on The Panel, Wallace Chapman and panellists Deborah Hart & Selwyn Manning discuss the governments additions Pharmac funding, and the return of "Bootcamps" Deborah Hart is Chair of the Consumer Advocacy Council, chair of the Holocaust Centre of NZ, on the board of the Grocery Action Group and member of the Human Rights Review Tribunal. Selwyn Manning is and investigative journalist and founder of Multimedia Investments Ltd.
6/24/202424 minutes, 25 seconds
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The Pre-Panel for 24 June 2024

Today on the Pre-Panel, Wallace Chapman previews tonight's show and producer Tom Riste-Smith discuss Byron Bay's ban on single use party supplies.
6/24/20246 minutes, 57 seconds
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The Panel with Ed Amon and Sally Wenly (Part 1)

Tonight on The Panel, Wallace Chapman and panellists Ed Amon & Sally Wenly discuss today's change to Australia's 501 deportee policy, and why no cause evictions may not benefit landlords
6/21/202425 minutes, 55 seconds
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Pre Panel for 21 June 2024

Today on the Pre-Panel, Wallace Chapman previews tonight's show and producer Tom Riste-Smith discusses when a promise becomes a contract.
6/21/20248 minutes, 46 seconds
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The Panel with Ali Jones and Johny O'Donnell (Part 2)

Tonight on The Panel, Wallace Chapman and panellists Ali Jones & Johnny O'Donnell discuss whether the grass is greener over in Australia and Invercargill's ugly roundabout. Ali Jones is a PR consultant, Papanui Innes community board member and insurance claimant advocate. Johny O'Donnell runs communications & strategy firm OD&Co.
6/20/202426 minutes, 50 seconds
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The Panel with Ali Jones and Johny O'Donnell (Part 1)

Tonight on The Panel, Wallace Chapman and panellists Ali Jones & Johnny O'Donnell discuss the Northland power outage, the latest GDP figures, and success in the PISA creativity rankings. Ali Jones is a PR consultant, Papanui Innes community board member and insurance claimant advocate. Johny O'Donnell runs communications & strategy firm OD&Co.
6/20/202424 minutes
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The Pre-Panel for 20 June 2024

Today on the Pre-Panel, Wallace Chapman previews tonight's show and producer Tom Riste-Smith discuss the value of green spaces.
6/20/20249 minutes, 45 seconds
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The Panel with Simon Pound and Anna Dean (Part 1)

Today on the Pre-Panel, Wallace Chapman previews tonight's show and producer Tom Riste-Smith discuss whether we're having enough fun.
6/19/202422 minutes, 51 seconds
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The Pre-Panel for 19 June 2024

Today on the Pre-Panel, Wallace Chapman previews tonight's show and producer Tom Riste-Smith discuss whether we're having enough fun.
6/19/20248 minutes, 39 seconds
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The Panel with Nuwanthie Samarakone and Allan Blackman (Part 1)

Tonight on The Panel, Wallace Chapman and panellists Nuwanthie Samarakone & Allan Blackman discover what exactly a bird strike is. Bernard Hickey also joins us to discuss Aotearoa, New Zealand's place at the top of the OECD Rent to Income chart. Nuwanthie Samarakone is an entrepreneur, board director and former National party candidate. Allan Blackman is a Professor of Chemistry at the AUT.
6/18/202425 minutes, 56 seconds
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The Pre-Panel for 18 June 2024

Today on the Pre-Panel, Wallace Chapman previews tonight's show and producer Tom Riste-Smith discuss when the medium really is the message.
6/18/20248 minutes, 51 seconds
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The Panel with James Elliott and Jo McCarroll (Part 2)

Tonight on The Panel, Wallace Chapman and panellists James Elliott and Jo McCarroll discuss Australia's proposed youth social media ban, and the start of Schools Pride Week. James Elliott is a lawyer and English language teacher. Jo McCarroll is the editor of the NZ Gardener magazine.
6/17/202423 minutes, 29 seconds
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The Panel with James Elliott and Jo McCarroll (Part 1)

Tonight on The Panel, Wallace Chapman and panellists James Elliott and Jo McCarroll discuss Christopher Luxon's trip to Japan and handwriting in schools. James Elliott is a lawyer and English language teacher. Jo McCarroll is the editor of the NZ Gardener magazine.
6/17/202425 minutes, 15 seconds
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The Pre-Panel for 17 June 2024

Today on the Pre-Panel, Wallace Chapman previews tonight's show and producer Tom Riste-Smith asks if time is still the best way to measure productivity at work.
6/17/20249 minutes
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The Panel with Zoe George and Chris Finlayson (Part 1)

Tonight on The Panel, Wallace Chapman and panellists Zoe George and Chris Finlayson hear the pros and cons of increasing our nations road speed limits
6/14/202423 minutes, 35 seconds
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The Pre-Panel for 14 June 2024

Today on the Pre-Panel, Wallace Chapman previews tonight's show and producer José Barbosa asks why sales of correction fluid (or Twink) are still ticking upward. The answer will shock and amaze you.
6/14/20249 minutes, 34 seconds
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The Panel with Kirsty Cameron and Chris Wikaira (Part 1)

Tonight on The Panel, Wallace Chapman and panellists Kirsty Cameron and Chris Wikaira talk with Stuff journalist Paula Penfold about her investigation exposing Chinese Communist Party infulence in New Zealand. They also mull over the ongoing operation to find Tom Phillips and his whanau.
6/13/202422 minutes, 56 seconds
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The pre-panel

Today on the Pre-Panel, Wallace Chapman previews tonight's show and producer José Barbosa shakes things up with a heartfelt plea. 
6/13/202410 minutes, 24 seconds
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The Panel with Sue Bradford and Stephen Franks (Part 1)

Tonight on The Panel, Wallace Chapman and panellists Sue Bradford and Stephen Franks discuss controversial accomodation entitlements for MPs and the rezoning and changing of heritage rules for Wellington: one group is asking for a judical review.
6/12/202424 minutes, 43 seconds
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The Pre-Panel for 12 June 2024

Today on the Pre-Panel, Wallace Chapman previews tonight's show and producer José Barbosa discusses the tantalising promise that AI will, according to Zoom CEO Eric Yuan, be able to attend your boring meetings for you.
6/12/20249 minutes, 43 seconds
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The Panel with Cindy Mitchener and Selwyn Manning (Part 1)

Tonight on The Panel, Wallace Chapman and panellists Cindy Mitchener and Selwyn Manning discuss the rise of the far right in Europe and a new year seems to bring new online scams: how to keep you and your money safe.
6/11/202423 minutes, 48 seconds
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The Pre-Panel for 11 June 2024

Today on the Pre-Panel, Wallace Chapman previews tonight's show and producer José Barbosa looks at the latest trend in the US: tween boys are dropping huge amounts of money on premium perfumes and fragrances. Why? And could it happen here?
6/11/20249 minutes, 7 seconds
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The Panel with Lavina Good and Liam Hehir (Part 2)

Tonight on The Panel, Wallace Chapman and panellists Lavina Good and Liam Hehir hear how Aucklanders have dealt with the new recycling rules: are they throwing their milk bottle lids in the right bin? Also on this half of The Panel we hear from a young CEO (she's in year 12!) who is helping people get their restricted licence.
6/10/202426 minutes, 15 seconds
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The Panel with Lavina Good and Liam Hehir (Part 1)

Tonight on The Panel, Wallace Chapman and panellists Lavina Good and Liam Hehir discuss the announcment of an inquiry into Te Pati Maori census data allegations and the confirmation that the governent will reverse the ban on offshore oil and gas exploration.
6/10/202424 minutes, 10 seconds
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The Pre-Panel for 10 June 2024

Today on the Pre-Panel, Wallace Chapman previews tonight's show and producer José Barbosa explores a world without headphones.
6/10/20248 minutes, 27 seconds
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The Panel with Boopsie Maran and Peter Dunne (Part 1)

Tonight on The Panel, Wallace Chapman and panellists Boopsie Maran and Peter Dunne provide an explainer and walkthrough of the Te Pati Maori Cnesus allegations, the y discuss a new report on congestion charging in Auckland and look ahead to the weekend's March for Nature protesting the government's contentious fast track bill.
6/7/202424 minutes, 32 seconds
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The Pre-Panel for 7 June 2024

Today on the Pre-Panel, Wallace Chapman previews tonight's show.
6/7/20248 minutes, 26 seconds
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The Panel with Anna Dean and Conor English (Part 2)

Tonight on The Panel, Wallace Chapman and panellists Anna Dean and Conor English discuss a new study that shows fast food companies are sucessfully getting new outlets to over their brands in "covert marketing". They also discuss the benefits and drawbacks of mandatory Shakespeare in schools.
6/6/202427 minutes, 38 seconds
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The Panel with Anna Dean and Conor English (Part 1)

Tonight on The Panel, Wallace Chapman and panellists Anna Dean and Conor English react to new data out that shows Auckland stil llagging behind the rest of the country in property prices. The culprit: townhouses. They also mull over the just announced $1.6 billion in extra funding for potholes.
6/6/202432 minutes, 21 seconds
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The Pre Panel for 6 June 2024

Today on the Pre-Panel, Wallace Chapman previews tonight's show and producer José Barbosa joins to discuss how slipping your favourite tipple to get to sleep on a long haul flight could be not as effective as you think.
6/6/20249 minutes, 9 seconds
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The Panel with Nalini Baruch and Martin Bosley (Part 2)

Tonight on The Panel, Wallace Chapman and panellists Nalini Baruch and Martin Bosley discuss the just released mental health report: Maori and young people are slipping through the cracks. To finish they chat to an insurer about New Zealand's most stolen car and his tips on how to avoid grand theft auto.
6/5/202421 minutes, 41 seconds
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The Panel with Nalini Baruch and Martin Bosley (Part 1)

Tonight on The Panel, Wallace Chapman and panellists Nalini Baruch and Martin Bosley react to potential changes to the Holiday Act. They also investigate disruptive boy recer behaviour in the Horowhenua.
6/5/202425 minutes, 2 seconds
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The Pre Panel for 5 June 2024

Today on the Pre-Panel, Wallace Chapman previews tonight's show and producer José Barbosa joins to discuss
6/5/20247 minutes, 48 seconds
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The Panel with Shane Te Pou and Ruth Money (Part 2)

Tonight on The Panel, Wallace Chapman and panellists Shane Te Pou and Ruth Money discuss the country's first completely private airport and talk to a serious dragon boater who has been been distininguished in this year's King's Honours.
6/4/202425 minutes, 9 seconds
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The Panel with Shane Te Pou and Ruth Money (Part 2)

Tonight on The Panel, Wallace Chapman and panellists Shane Te Pou and Ruth Money discuss the country's first completely private airport and talk to a serious dragon boater who has been been distininguished in this year's King's Honours.
6/4/202425 minutes, 59 seconds
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The Panel with Shane Te Pou and Ruth Money (Part 1)

Tonight on The Panel, Wallace Chapman and panellists Ruth Money and Shane Te Pou react to the onoging story of funding for cancer drugs and talk to Gisbourne Mayor Rehette Stolz who is part of a group spearheaded by Local Govenrment NZ to turn around low voting numbers.
6/4/202423 minutes, 14 seconds
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The Panel with Shane Te Pou and Ruth Money (Part 1)

Tonight on The Panel, Wallace Chapman and panellists Ruth Money and Shane Te Pou react to the onoging story of funding for cancer drugs and talk to Gisbourne Mayor Rehette Stolz who is part of a group spearheaded by Local Govenrment NZ to turn around low voting numbers.
6/4/202423 minutes, 12 seconds
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The Pre Panel for 4 June 2024

Today on the Pre-Panel, Wallace Chapman previews tonight's show and is joined by producer Jose Barbosa.
6/4/20248 minutes, 21 seconds
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The Pre-Panel for 4 June 2024

Today on the Pre-Panel, Wallace Chapman previews tonight's show and producer José Barbosa joins to discuss how America has embraced the bidet, with sales of the bathroom fountains on the rise.
6/4/20248 minutes, 21 seconds
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The pre-panel

Today on the Pre-Panel, Wallace Chapman previews tonight's show and producer José Barbosa joins to discuss how America has embraced the bidet, with sales of the bathroom fountains on the rise.
6/4/20248 minutes, 9 seconds
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The Panel with Nick Leggett and Wendyl Nissen (Part 2)

Tonight on The Panel, Wallace Chapman and panellists Nick Leggett and Wendyl Nissen discuss tax cuts, Shakespeare in schools and cross live to the Aotearoa Music Awards.
5/31/202423 minutes, 28 seconds
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What a surgeon treating cancer patients makes of Budget 2024

Tonight on The Panel, Wallace Chapman and panellists Nick Leggett and Wendyl Nissen speak to otolaryngologist Chris Kennel about the lack of cancer research funding in yesterday's budget, and the groundbreaking treatments we may miss out on.
5/31/20248 minutes, 39 seconds
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The Panel with Nick Leggett and Wendyl Nissen (Part 1)

Tonight on The Panel, Wallace Chapman and panellists Nick Leggett and Wendyl Nissen react to Presidential candidate Donald Trump being found guilty on 34 charges, discuss the political implications of Budget 2024. 
5/31/202432 minutes, 31 seconds
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The Pre-Panel for 31 May 2024

Today on the Pre-Panel, Wallace Chapman previews tonight's show and producer Sam Hollis joins to discuss a young boy from the States who went out of his way to make a difference.
5/31/20248 minutes, 15 seconds
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The Panel with Aimie Hines and Ed McKnight (Part 2)

Tonight on The Panel, Wallace Chapman and panellists Aimie Hines and Ed McKnight discuss tax cuts, Shakespeare in schools and cross live to the Aotearoa Music Awards.
5/30/202425 minutes, 16 seconds
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The Panel with Aimie Hines and Ed McKnight (Part 1)

Tonight on The Panel, Wallace Chapman and panellists Aimie Hines and Ed McKnight react to today's Budget 2024 announcement, plus a professor of health economics responds to what some are calling a "broken promise" to the health sector.
5/30/202423 minutes, 21 seconds
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The Pre-Panel for 30 May 2024

Today on the Pre-Panel, Wallace Chapman previews tonight's show and producer Sam Hollis joins to discuss the first human trials of a new drug that can regenerate teeth.
5/30/20248 minutes, 23 seconds
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The Panel with Allan Blackman and Alexia Russell (Part 1)

Tonight on The Panel, Wallace Chapman and panellists Allan Blackman and Alexia Russell forecast what to expect from tomorrow's Budget announcement and discuss the first lot of 2023 Census results.
5/29/202423 minutes, 9 seconds
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The Pre-Panel for 29 May 2024

Today on the Pre-Panel, Wallace Chapman previews tonight's show and producer Sam Hollis joins to discuss the first-ever public listening event for a piece of music shrouded in mystery.
5/29/20248 minutes, 14 seconds
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The Panel with Anton Matthews and Sally Wenley (Part 2)

Tonight on The Panel, Wallace Chapman and panellists Anton Matthews and Sally Wenley discuss a sponsor's decision to abandon the Hamilton Boys High rugby team after the school limited players to choosing league or union. Plus, we speak to a man whose vast robot collection has been snapped up for a museum exhibition.
5/28/202424 minutes, 27 seconds
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The Panel with Anton Matthews and Sally Wenley (Part 1)

Tonight on The Panel, Wallace Chapman and panellists Anton Matthews and Sally Wenley discuss the Reserve Bank activating debt to income (DTI) rules and what it means. Also, we speak to one of the many avid trampers who ran into errors while trying to book a spot on one of our Great Walks.
5/28/202424 minutes, 18 seconds
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The Pre-Panel for 28 May 2024

Today on the Pre-Panel, Wallace Chapman previews tonight's show and producer Sam Hollis joins to discuss how pre-phone kids today discover music.
5/28/20249 minutes, 6 seconds
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The Panel with Heather Roy and Steve McCabe (Part 2)

Tonight on The Panel, Wallace Chapman and panellists Heather Roy and Steve McCabe discuss the lack of clarity around e-scooter regulations and the most complained about ads in New Zealand history.
5/27/202422 minutes, 44 seconds
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The Panel with Heather Roy and Steve McCabe (Part 1)

Tonight on The Panel, Wallace Chapman and panellists Heather Roy and Steve McCabe discuss the Government's new education funding and open banking; just how does it work?
5/27/202424 minutes, 46 seconds
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The Pre-Panel for 27 May 2024

Today on the Pre-Panel, Wallace Chapman previews tonight's show and producer Sam Hollis joins to discuss Bark Air, the world's first canine-friendly commercial airline.
5/27/20246 minutes, 58 seconds
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The Panel with Jenni Giblin & Andrew Clay (Part 2)

Tonight on The Panel, Wallace Chapman and panellists Jenni Giblin & Andrew Clay discuss youth unemployment and the new Auckland FC supporters club. Jenni Giblin is Director of Funding HQ and Hawkes Bay farmer. Andrew Clay is a comedian and soccer coach.
5/24/202423 minutes, 4 seconds
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The Panel with Jenni Giblin & Andrew Clay (Part 1)

Tonight on The Panel, Wallace Chapman and panellists Jenni Giblin & Andrew Clay discuss bird flu & MP Willie Jackson's Oxford Union speech. Jenni Giblin is Director of Funding HQ and Hawkes Bay farmer. Andrew Clay is a comedian and soccer coach.
5/24/202424 minutes, 47 seconds
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The Pre-Panel for 23 May 2024

Today on the Pre-Panel, Wallace Chapman previews tonight's show and producer Tom Riste-Smith joins to discuss the art of doing nothing.
5/24/20247 minutes, 51 seconds
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The Panel with Martin Cocker & Jennie Moreton (Part 2)

Tonight on The Panel, Wallace Chapman and panellists Martin Cocker & Jennie Moreton discuss where the money for the new Waikeria mega prison is going, tipping culture and the socially focused restaurant serving up $4 meals in Dunedin. Martin Cocker is the former CEO of Netsafe and Founder of the Online Safety Exchange. Jennie Moreton is a Financial advisor at Craigs Investment Partners.
5/23/202423 minutes, 25 seconds
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The Panel with Martin Cocker & Jennie Moreton (Part 1)

Tonight on The Panel, Wallace Chapman and panellists Martin Cocker & Jennie Moreton discuss the Governments new mining strategy, and mental health groups call for urgent investment. Martin Cocker is the former CEO of Netsafe and Founder of the Online Safety Exchange. Jennie Moreton is a Director and Investment Adviser at Craigs Investment Partners.
5/23/202424 minutes, 1 second
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The Pre-Panel for 23 May 2024

Today on the Pre-Panel, Wallace Chapman previews tonight's show and producer Tom Riste-Smith joins to discuss why we forget.
5/23/20249 minutes, 7 seconds
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The Panel with Sue Kedgley & Phil O'Reilly (Part 2)

Tonight on The Panel, Wallace Chapman and panellists Sue Kedgley & Phil O'Reilly discuss whether an artists copyright should be considered relationship property, tipping culture, and the Singapore airlines turbulence disaster. Sue Kedgley is an author, women's advocate, independent director and former Green MP Phil O'Reilly is MD Iron Duke Partners.
5/22/202423 minutes, 36 seconds
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The Panel with Sue Kedgley & Phil O'Reilly (Part 1)

Tonight on The Panel, Wallace Chapman and panellists Sue Kedgley & Phil O'Reilly discuss the removal of the first home grant, and Emmanuel Macron flying to New Caledonia.
5/22/202425 minutes, 23 seconds
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The Pre-Panel for 22 May 2024

Today on the Pre-Panel, Wallace Chapman previews tonight's show and producer Tom Riste-Smith joins to discuss the rise of tipping in NZ.
5/22/20248 minutes, 30 seconds
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The Panel with Dean Hall & Penny Ashton (Part 2)

Tonight on The Panel, Wallace Chapman and panellists Dean Hall & Penny Ashton discuss the future of Petone Wharf and whether historical accuracy matters in romantic fiction like Bridgerton. Dean Hall is CEO and Founder of video games studio RocketWerkz Penny Ashton is an actor, writer, improviser, podcaster, celebrant and director.
5/21/202424 minutes, 41 seconds
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The Panel with Dean Hall & Penny Ashton (Part 1)

Tonight on The Panel, Wallace Chapman and panellists Dean Hall & Penny Ashton discuss Stats NZ pulling out of the "dangerous: Auckland CBD. Plus David MacLeod's failure to declare $178,000 in candidate donations to the Electoral Commission. Dean Hall is CEO and Founder of video games studio RocketWerkz Penny Ashton is an actor, writer, improviser, podcaster, celebrant and director.
5/21/202424 minutes, 30 seconds
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The Pre-Panel for 21 May 2024

Today on the Pre-Panel, Wallace Chapman previews tonight's show and producer Sam Hollis joins to discuss the pee stained jeans making a resurgence online.
5/21/20247 minutes, 52 seconds
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The Panel with Ali Jones & Andie McCombs (Part 2)

Tonight on The Panel, Wallace Chapman and panellists Ali Jones & Andi McCombs discuss the impact of cycle lanes on business & the Gina Rinehart portrait controversy. Ali Jones is a PR consultant, Papanui Innes community board member and insurance claimant advocate. Andi McCombs is a Digital designer and communicator
5/20/202420 minutes, 50 seconds
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The Panel with Ali Jones & Andie McCombs (Part 1)

Tonight on The Panel, Wallace Chapman and panellists Ali Jones & Andi McCombs discuss homelessness & Relationship and sexuality (RSE) education in schools. Ali Jones is a PR consultant, Papanui Innes community board member and insurance claimant advocate. Andi McCombs is a Digital designer and communicator
5/20/202424 minutes, 59 seconds
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The Pre-Panel for 20 May 2024

Today on the Pre-Panel, Wallace Chapman previews tonight's show and producer Tom Riste-Smith joins to discuss "BBL Drizy" and whether AI art has become soo good even the pro's can't tell.
5/20/20248 minutes, 41 seconds
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The Panel with Niki Bezzant & David Farrar (Part 2)

Tonight on The Panel, Wallace Chapman and panellists Niki Bezzant & David Farrar discuss the rise of the Wellington Phoenix - they're on fire right now. Plus are persimmon the new apple? Niki Bezzant is a journalist, speaker and author. David Farrar is the owner of Curia Market Research, Editor of Kiwiblog and a member of the National Party. [picture id="4NKB19Kīmage_crop_71001" crop="16x10" layout="full"]
5/17/202425 minutes, 41 seconds
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The Panel with Niki Bezzant & David Farrar (Part 1)

Tonight on The Panel, Wallace Chapman and panellists Niki Bezzant & David Farrar discuss workplace bullying, and the situation in New Caledonia. Niki Bezzant is a journalist, speaker and author. David Farrar is the owner of Curia Market Research, Editor of Kiwiblog and a member of the National Party. [picture id="4MF0BQVīmage_crop_117607" crop="16x10" layout="full"]
5/17/202424 minutes, 24 seconds
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The Pre-Panel for 17 May 2024

Today on the Pre-Panel, Wallace Chapman previews tonight's show and producer Tom Riste-Smith joins to discuss how you know your partner is marriage material. [picture id="4NCQOJ1_copyrightīmage_193925" crop="16x10" layout="full"]
5/17/20248 minutes, 48 seconds
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The Panel with Mark Knoff-Thomas & Paula Penfold (Part 1)

Tonight on The Panel, Wallace Chapman and panellists Mark Knoff-Thomas & Paula Penfold discuss a new report into NEMA, and whether GPs should be able to prescribe ADHD medications. Mark Knoff-Thomas is the Chief Executive of the Newmarket Business Association. Paula Penfold is an investigative journalist at Stuff.
5/16/202423 minutes, 46 seconds
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The Pre-Panel for 16 May 2024

Today on the Pre-Panel Wallace Chapman previews tonight's show and producer Tom Riste-Smith joins to discuss the psychology behind time perception during exersise.
5/16/20249 minutes, 5 seconds
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The Panel with Deborah Hart & Simon Pound (Part 2)

Tonight on The Panel, Wallace Chapman and panellists Deborah Hart & Simon Pound discuss how Te Tiriti is bringing us closer together as a nation, why so many New Zealanders are moving overseas and Hamilton's new not-for-profit power supplier. Deborah Hart is chair of the Consumer Advocacy Council, chair of the Holocaust Centre of NZ and member of the Human Rights Review Tribunal. Simon Pound is Brand strategist & partner at Previously Unavailable, Co-founder of fashion label Ingrid Starnes, and podcaster for Business is Boring.
5/15/202424 minutes, 36 seconds
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The Panel with Deborah Hart & Simon Pound (Part 1)

Tonight on The Panel, Wallace Chapman and panellists Deborah Hart & Simon Pound discuss whether we need a right to disconnect law, and if we should be taking Avian flu more seriously. Deborah Hart is chair of the Consumer Advocacy Council, chair of the Holocaust Centre of NZ and member of the Human Rights Review Tribunal. Simon Pound is Brand strategist & partner at Previously Unavailable, Co-founder of fashion label Ingrid Starnes, and podcaster for Business is Boring.
5/15/202424 minutes, 34 seconds
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The Pre-Panel for 15 May 2024

Today on the Pre-Panel Wallace Chapman previews tonight's show and producer Tom Riste-Smith joins to discuss the QR codes replacing wait staff in resturants.
5/15/20247 minutes, 48 seconds
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The Panel with Claire Amos & Chris Wikaira (Part 1)

Tonight on The Panel, Wallace Chapman and panellists Claire Amos & Chris Wikaira discuss the re-introduction of charter schools, and whether electricity should be subsidised for struggling households. Claire Amos is Principal at Albany Senior High School, Netsafe board member & founder of DisruptEDNZ Chris Wikaira is a Director at Government relations firm Busby Ramshaw Grice.
5/14/202423 minutes, 5 seconds
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The Pre-Panel for 14 May 2024

Today on the Pre-Panel, Wallace Chapman previews tonight's show and producer Tom Riste-Smith joins to discuss the internets trending topic of the week
5/14/20248 minutes, 22 seconds
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The Panel with Kathryn Graham & Simon Wilson (Part 2)

Tonight on The Panel, Wallace Chapman and panellists Kathryn Graham and Simon Wilson ask where have all the Swiss Army Knives gone. They also discuss paying for scans during pregnancy and the Wellington lawyer taking Jetstar to the disputes tribunal. Kathryn Graham is a Development Executive at the New Zealand Film Commission. Simon Wilson is a Senior writer for the NZ Herald.
5/13/202422 minutes, 57 seconds
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The Panel with Kathryn Graham & Simon Wilson (Part 1)

Tonight on The Panel, Wallace Chapman and panellists Kathryn Graham and Simon Wilson discuss the removal of free evening and weekend parking in the Auckland CBD, and the impact of the solar storm on our power grid. Kathryn Graham is a Development Executive at the New Zealand Film Commission. Simon Wilson is a Senior writer for the NZ Herald.
5/13/202425 minutes, 33 seconds
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The Pre-Panel for 13 May 2024

Today on the Pre-Panel, Wallace Chapman previews tonight's show and producer Tom Riste-Smith joins to discuss the internets trending topic of the week. Did you every carry round a swiss army pocket knife?
5/13/20249 minutes, 7 seconds
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The Panel with Ed Amon and Cindy Mitchener (Part 2)

Tonight on The Panel, Wallace Chapman and panellists Ed Amon and Cindy Mitchener discuss making the great outdoors more wheelchair accessible and the rise of "Curtain Banks".
5/10/202423 minutes, 53 seconds
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The Panel with Ed Amon and Cindy Mitchener (Part 1)

Tonight on The Panel, Wallace Chapman and panellists Ed Amon and Cindy Mitchener discuss warnings of power outages from Transpower, and the proposed cable car from Botany to Auckland airport.
5/10/202424 minutes, 14 seconds
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Pre-Panel for Friday 10 May

Would you rather be stuck in a forest with a bear... Or a man?
5/10/202410 minutes, 51 seconds
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The Panel with Georgie Stylianou and Selwyn Manning (Part 2)

Tonight on The Panel, Wallace Chapman and panellists Georgie Stylianou and Selwyn Manning discuss over half of surveyed businesses failing to recycle their e-waste and a drop in kids reading for pleasure. Also, just what is "woke" food?
5/9/202425 minutes, 44 seconds
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The Panel with Georgie Stylianou and Selwyn Manning (Part 1)

Tonight on The Panel, Wallace Chapman and panellists Georgie Stylianou and Selwyn Manning discuss the Government introducing compulsory work seminars for job-seeking beneficiaries and having your say on the Census.
5/9/202425 minutes, 3 seconds
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The Pre-Panel for 9 May 2024

Today on the Pre-Panel, Wallace Chapman previews tonight's show and producer Sam Hollis joins to discuss the Drake vs Kendrick Lamar feud.
5/9/202410 minutes, 2 seconds
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The Panel with Chris Finlayson and Dr Ella Henry (Part 2)

Tonight on The Panel, Wallace Chapman and panellists Chris Finlayson and Dr Ella Henry discuss our high bullying rates and a Christchurch property mangement company facing backlash for their cleaning guidlines for tenants handing over a rental property.
5/8/202412 minutes, 53 seconds
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The Panel with Chris Finlayson and Dr Ella Henry (Part 1)

Tonight on The Panel, Wallace Chapman and panellists Chris Finlayson and Dr Ella Henry discuss the Government saving on school lunch programmes and potentially dropping election day voter enrolment.
5/8/202421 minutes, 55 seconds
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The Pre-Panel for 8 May 2024

Today on the Pre-Panel, Wallace Chapman previews tonight's show and producer Sam Hollis joins to discuss break-up etiquette on social media.
5/8/20249 minutes, 41 seconds
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The Panel with Garry Moore and Sarah Sparks (Part 2)

Tonight on The Panel, Wallace Chapman and panellists Garry Moore and Sarah Sparks discuss a Consumer NZ survey revealing Kiwi motoring preferences and the 2024 Eurovision Song Contest.
5/7/202424 minutes, 48 seconds
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The Panel with Garry Moore and Sarah Sparks (Part 1)

Tonight on The Panel, Wallace Chapman and panellists Garry Moore and Sarah Sparks discuss a call from150 experts for the Government to legalise all drugs, and the spike in violence against women in Australia, and what it means for New Zealand.
5/7/202424 minutes, 58 seconds
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The Pre-Panel for 7 May 2024

Today on the Pre-Panel, Wallace Chapman previews tonight's show and producer Sam Hollis joins to discuss headphone etiquette.
5/7/20248 minutes, 14 seconds
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The Panel with Catherine Robertson and Liam Hehir (Part 2)

Tonight on The Panel, Wallace Chapman and panellists Catherine Robertson and Liam Hehir discuss the cancellation of an initiative trialing walking and cycling over Auckland Harbour Bridge. Plus, the return of The Panel's popular 'Ask the Pilot' segment.
5/6/202423 minutes, 43 seconds
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The Panel with Catherine Robertson and Liam Hehir (Part 1)

Tonight on The Panel, Wallace Chapman and panellists Catherine Robertson and Liam Hehir discuss an OECD report highlighting the country's key economic concerns and why the rules of Parliament matter.
5/6/202423 minutes, 58 seconds
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The Pre-Panel for 6 May 2024

Today on the Pre-Panel, Wallace Chapman previews tonight's show and producer Sam Hollis joins to discuss learning to say "no".
5/6/20249 minutes, 15 seconds
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The Panel with Anna Dean and Alan McElroy (Part 2)

Tonight on The Panel, Wallace Chapman and panellists Anna Dean and Alan McElroy discuss a new survey showing renter despair in Queenstown and parent volunteers in junior sports. Also, we open up the Friday mailbag and respond to your feedback from the past week.
5/3/202423 minutes, 10 seconds
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The Panel with Anna Dean and Alan McElroy (Part 1)

Tonight on The Panel, Wallace Chapman and panellists Anna Dean and Alan McElroy discuss the increase in need for ADHD medication and the first week of the national phone ban in schools.
5/3/202423 minutes, 56 seconds
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The Pre-Panel for 3 May 2024

Today on the Pre-Panel, Wallace Chapman previews tonight's show and producer Sam Hollis joins to discuss an op-ed exploring the surprising hobbies trending amongst zoomers. 
5/3/20248 minutes, 10 seconds
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The Panel with Stephen Franks and Zoe George (Part 2)

Tonight on The Panel, Wallace Chapman and panellists Stephen Franks and Zoe George discuss the first week of the national cell phone ban in schools and the loss of another community newspaper. 
5/2/202423 minutes, 42 seconds
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The Panel with Stephen Franks and Zoe George (Part 1)

Tonight on The Panel, Wallace Chapman and panellists Stephen Franks and Zoe George discuss the Government's announced mandatory approach to literacy learning and Green MP Julie Anne Genter's outburst in Parliament today.
5/2/202424 minutes, 12 seconds
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The Pre-Panel for 2 May 2024

Today on the Pre-Panel, Wallace Chapman previews tonight's show and producer Sam Hollis joins to discuss a scientific study that has found the perfect temperature for beer.
5/2/20249 minutes, 44 seconds
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The Panel with Verity Johnson and Scott Campbell (Part 2)

Tonight on The Panel, Wallace Chapman and panellists Verity Johnson and Scott Campbell discuss the Government's announced independent review into the disability support system and a petition to give a local community a better, safer playground. Also, what is the most overrated city in the world?
5/1/202426 minutes, 14 seconds
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The Panel with Verity Johnson and Scott Campbell (Part 1)

Tonight on The Panel, Wallace Chapman and panellists Verity Johnson and Scott Campbell discuss the soaring demand for food support and whether the parameters for seniors renewing their driver's licences should be revisited.
5/1/202425 minutes, 25 seconds
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The Pre-Panel for 1 May 2024

Today on the Pre-Panel, Wallace Chapman previews tonight's show and producer Sam Hollis joins to discuss new historical research that shows we may have sleep all wrong.
5/1/20248 minutes, 58 seconds
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The Panel with Allan Blackman and Nalini Baruch (Part 2)

Tonight on The Panel, Wallace Chapman and panellists Allan Blackman and Nalini Baruch discuss a possibly early end for the Te Huia train's trial period and the shocking finds at a recent beach clean-up in Dunedin.
4/30/202424 minutes, 22 seconds
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The Panel with Allan Blackman and Nalini Baruch (Part 1)

Tonight on The Panel, Wallace Chapman and panellists Allan Blackman and Nalini Baruch discuss the end of the Government's public transport subsidies and what the latest poll results could mean for our coalition Government.
4/30/202424 minutes, 26 seconds
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The Pre-Panel for 30 April 2024

Today on the Pre-Panel, Wallace Chapman previews tonight's show and producer Sam Hollis joins to discuss a research poll that concluded the ideal movie running time.
4/30/202410 minutes, 1 second
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The Panel with Sue Bradford and Ed McKnight (Part 2)

Tonight on The Panel, Wallace Chapman and panellists Sue Bradford and Ed McKnight discuss Keeping New Zealand Beautiful's struggle for funding, plus we speak to former deputy mayor of Wellington Helene Ritchie about the movement to Save Petone Wharf.
4/29/202424 minutes, 56 seconds
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The Panel with Sue Bradford and Ed McKnight (Part 1)

Tonight on The Panel, Wallace Chapman and panellists Sue Bradford and Ed McKnight discuss the first day of the Government's national cell phone ban in schools and personal debt putting rent-to-own homes out of reach, even for high earners.
4/29/202423 minutes, 35 seconds
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The Pre-Panel for 29 April 2024

Today on the Pre-Panel, Wallace Chapman previews tonight's show and producer Sam Hollis joins to discuss the new most-dreaded message to receive at work... "Hey".
4/29/20249 minutes, 16 seconds
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The Panel with Kirsty Cameron and Phil O'Reilly (Part 2)

Tonight on The Panel Wallace is joined by panellists Kirsty Cameron and Phil O'Reilly discuss the increase in the average age of retirement since 2000. Also, they discuss table manners and whether it's okay to bring a baby to a comedy show.
4/26/202424 minutes, 47 seconds
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The Panel with Kirsty Cameron and Phil O'Reilly (Part 1)

Tonight on The Panel Wallace is joined by panellists Kirsty Cameron and Phil O'Reilly discuss Harvey Weinstein's rape conviction being overturned in New York. Plus, they discuss whether the fast-track approvals bills is taking us back to 'Muldoon era politics' or preventing an 'obstruction economy'.
4/26/202422 minutes, 10 seconds
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The Pre-Panel for 26 April 2024

Today on the Pre-Panel, Wallace Chapman previews tonight's show and producer Ayana Piper-Healion joins to road rage.
4/26/202410 minutes, 58 seconds
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The Panel with Leonie Freeman and Shane Te Pou (Part 2)

Tonight on The Panel Wallace is joined by panellists Leonie Freeman and Shane Te Pou discuss whether it's okay to pile up bags of dog poo in protest of bin removal. Plus, they discuss NZDF lost luggage on the way to Gallipoli ANZAC dawn service, and tracking down photos of all 100,000 people who served with the New Zealand Expeditionary Force in World War I.
4/24/202423 minutes, 33 seconds
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The Panel with Leonie Freeman and Shane Te Pou (Part 1)

Tonight on The Panel Wallace is joined by panellists Leonie Freeman and Shane Te Pou discuss Melissa Lee and Penny Simmonds being stripped of portfolios after an announcement by Prime Minister Christopher Luxon. Also, they discuss how to revitalize Courtenay Place after the Wellington City Council pulled out of its deal with Reading Cinema.
4/24/202424 minutes, 2 seconds
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The Pre-Panel for 24 April 2024

Today on the Pre-Panel, Wallace Chapman previews tonight's show and producer Ayana Piper-Healion joins to discuss moving toward a cashless society.
4/24/20248 minutes, 31 seconds
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The Panel with Alison Mau and Ian Powell (Part 2)

Tonight on The Panel Wallace is joined by panellists Alison Mau and Ian Powell discuss the tree stump that has been fenced off as it doesn't meet playground safety standards.
4/23/202421 minutes, 51 seconds
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The Panel with Alison Mau and Ian Powell (Part 1)

Tonight on The Panel Wallace is joined by panellists Alison Mau and Ian Powell discuss whether cracking down on gang patches is a breach of freedom of speech. Also, they discuss the Kainga Ora development in Rotorua that looks like shipping containers and whether it is fit for purpose.
4/23/202424 minutes, 48 seconds
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The Panel with Alexia Russell and Peter Dunne (Part 2)

Tonight on The Panel Wallace is joined by panellists Alexia Russell and Peter Dunne discuss relying on executive power to govern when it comes to the fast-track consenting legislation. Plus, they discuss whether a mum and her baby should have been kicked out of a comedy show, and whether rugby stadiums are really worth it.
4/22/202422 minutes, 48 seconds
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The Panel with Alexia Russell and Peter Dunne (Part 1)

Tonight on The Panel Wallace is joined by panellists Alexia Russell and Peter Dunne discuss the reintroduction of the three strike legislation and changes. Also, they discuss whether it's time to being in a National Cat Act after the deaths of a population of robins.
4/22/202424 minutes, 18 seconds
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The Pre-Panel for 22 April 2024

Today on the Pre-Panel, Wallace Chapman previews tonight's show and producer Ayana Piper-Healion joins to discuss how to improve supermarkets and combat loneliness in Aotearoa.
4/22/20249 minutes, 3 seconds
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The Panel with Sally Wenley and Michael Moynahan (Part 2)

Tonight on The Panel Wallace is joined by panellists Sally Wenley and Michael Moynahan discuss the commissioners wanting to stay on in Tauranga. Also, they discuss listening parties, great albums, and whether or not we should be counting our steps.
4/19/202425 minutes, 47 seconds
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No stalking law is 'embarrasing'

The Panel talks to CEO of Women's Refuge Dr Ang Jury about how dangerous stalking is, and how the police need it to be a criminal law for things to improve.
4/19/20248 minutes, 34 seconds
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The Panel with Sally Wenley and Michael Moynahan (Part 1)

Tonight on The Panel Wallace is joined by panellists Sally Wenley and Michael Moynahan discuss latest on Israeli missiles in Iran. Then they discuss the latest economy forecast, and whether we need a stalking law.
4/19/202422 minutes, 53 seconds
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The Pre-Panel for 19 April

Today on the Pre-Panel, Wallace Chapman previews tonight's show and producer Ayana Piper-Healion discuss the albums that were perfect from the first time you heard them.
4/19/20248 minutes, 58 seconds
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Ram suspected of killing two people in Waitakere

An elderly couple are believed to have been killed by a ram at their rural West Auckland property. Police believe an elderly man went out to check on the ram and did not return. The ram was shot by police. "Once our staff arrived at the scene they too were confronted and approached by the ram" - the police said West Coast farmer and Federated Farmers Vice chair of meat and Wool Simon Cameron joins out panellists.
4/18/20246 minutes, 23 seconds
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The Panel with Nuwanthie Samarakone and Allan Blackman (Part 2)

Tonight on The Panel Wallace is joined by panellists Nuwanthie Samarakone & Allan Blackman. They discuss the impact of Taranaki Regional Council scrapping subsidised school busses. Plus a dog that's been teaching people to read in an Auckland library.
4/18/202423 minutes, 5 seconds
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The Panel with Nuwanthie Samarakone and Allan Blackman (Part 1)

Tonight on The Panel Wallace is joined by panellists Nuwanthie Samarakone & Allan Blackman to discuss the governments plan for fast track consents. They also discuss whether the public sector job cuts are Rogernomics Part 2.
4/18/202425 minutes, 45 seconds
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The Pre-Panel for 17 April 2024

Today on the Pre-Panel, Wallace Chapman previews tonight's show and producer Tom Riste-Smith make a case for scrapping the weekend.
4/18/20248 minutes, 32 seconds
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The Panel speaks to the giant pumpkin paddler

Adam Farquharson always wanted to paddle down a river in a giant pumpkin, but his pumpkins kept dying before getting big enough. Imagine his delight when his friend grew a 407kg one!
4/17/20246 minutes, 38 seconds
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The Panel with Sue Kedgley and Peter Field (Part 2)

Tonight on The Panel, Wallace and panellists Sue Kedgley and Peter Field discuss the increase in abuse toward MPs and whether it is a threat to democracy. Plus, they discuss not visiting attractions in your backyard, and tpeak to the man who paddled a giant pumpkin down a river in Australia.
4/17/202423 minutes, 12 seconds
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The Pre-Panel for 17 April 2024

Today on the Pre-Panel, Wallace Chapman previews tonight's show and producer Ayana Piper-Healion joins to ponder the question 'Why do some people always get lost?'
4/17/20249 minutes, 26 seconds
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The Panel with Ruth Money and Chris Clarke (Part 2)

Tonight on The Panel, Wallace and panellists Ruth Money and Chris Clarke discuss whether Wellington City Council should sell their shares in the Wellington Airport. Plus, they discuss when there has been tension with the in-laws, and Disney theme park changing their Disability Access Service.
4/16/202425 minutes, 17 seconds
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The Panel with Ruth Money and Chris Clarke (Part 1)

Tonight on The Panel, Wallace and panellists Ruth Money and Chris Clarke discuss the Warner Bros Discovery and Stuff deal for a news bulletin on Three. Also, they discuss cuts to the public sector and whether or not it is balance being restored.
4/16/202424 minutes, 40 seconds
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The Pre-Panel for 16 April 2024

Today on the Pre-Panel, Wallace Chapman previews tonight's show and producer Ayana Piper-Healion joins to discuss how often to clean your car.
4/16/20247 minutes, 38 seconds
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The Panel talks to Bondi Junction attack witness Leanne Devine

Tonight on The Panel Wallace talks to salon owner Leanne Devine who stayed open to provide refuge for people who needed it during and after the attack.
4/15/20246 minutes, 26 seconds
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The Panel talks to Bondi Junction attack witness Andrew Reid

Tonight on The Panel Wallace talks to Bondi lifeguard Andrew Reid who stayed behind to perform first aid on victims of the stabbing.
4/15/20245 minutes, 35 seconds
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The Panel with Heather Roy and James Elliott (Part 1)

Tonight, on The Panel, Wallace and panellists Heather Roy and James Elliott discuss the Bondi Junction attack with a witness from the scene. They also have an explainer on Iran and Israel after a strike on the weekend and discuss the investigation into a 4km mega tunnel under Wellington CBD.
4/15/202423 minutes, 49 seconds
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The Pre-Panel for 15 April 2024

Today on the Pre-Panel, Wallace Chapman previews tonight's show and producer Ayana Piper-Healion joins with a moral dilemma: to flash your lights to oncoming vehicles, or not.
4/15/202410 minutes, 31 seconds
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The Panel with Julia Hartley-Moore and Johny O'Donnell (Part 2)

Tonight on The Panel, Wallace and panellists Julia Hartley-Moore and Johny O'Donnell discuss the death of O.J. Simpson and what it's like to change career paths. THUMBNAIL: [picture id="4KRUSAV_000_34P6824_jpg" crop="16x10" layout="full"]
4/12/202425 minutes, 44 seconds
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The Panel with Julia Hartley-Moore and Johny O'Donnell (Part 1)

Tonight on The Panel, Wallace and panellists Julia Hartley-Moore and Johny O'Donnell discuss alcohol consumption stretching emergency departments thing and what free-to-air TV could look like from July.
4/12/202425 minutes, 53 seconds
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The Pre-Panel for 12 April 2024

Today on the Pre-Panel, Wallace Chapman previews tonight's show and producer Sam Hollis joins to put a few kitchen myths to bed.
4/12/20249 minutes, 25 seconds
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The Panel with Zoe George and Stephen Jacobi (Part 2)

Tonight on The Panel, Wallace and panellists Zoe George and Stephen Jacobi discuss a proposal to remove the need for consent for dwellings smaller than 60 square-metres and Olympic champions being paid for the first time. Also, it's International Pet Day! The Panel discusses how to know if your pet is unhappy and how to turn their frowns upside down.
4/11/202425 minutes, 20 seconds
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The Panel with Zoe George and Stephen Jacobi (Part 1)

Tonight on The Panel, Wallace and panellists Zoe George and Stephen Jacobi discuss the relentless surge of job cuts, with the Ministry for Culture and Heritage also set to lose 18 percent of its workforce. Also, should alcohol labels come with cancer warnings?
4/11/202421 minutes, 27 seconds
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The Pre-Panel for 11 April 2024

Today on the Pre-Panel, Wallace Chapman previews tonight's show and producer Sam Hollis joins to chat about a Japanese study that put an anger-venting technique to the test.
4/11/202410 minutes, 38 seconds
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The Panel with Jo McCarroll and Martin Cocker (Part 1)

Tonight on The Panel, Wallace and panellists Jo McCarroll and Martin Cocker discuss the closure of Newshub and the job losses that will come with it and a report into personal cyber security.
4/10/202424 minutes, 29 seconds
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The Pre-Panel for 10 April 2024

Today on the Pre-Panel, Wallace Chapman previews tonight's show and producers Sam Hollis and Sally Ward join to follow up yesterday's chat about workplace gossip from a new perspective. Also, Sam puts Wallace and Jesse's understanding of Gen Z slang to the test.
4/10/202410 minutes, 34 seconds
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The Panel with Scott Campbell and Jennie Moreton (Part 2)

Tonight on The Panel, Wallace and panellists Scott Campbell and Jennie Moreton discuss the Government's move to bring back binding referendums on Maori wards and the hardship feijoa growers are facing this season. Also, it turns out there's only one public place Kiwis like to hug people - airports.
4/9/202425 minutes, 44 seconds
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The Panel with Scott Campbell and Jennie Moreton (Part 1)

Tonight on The Panel, Wallace and panellists Scott Campbell and Jennie Moreton discuss the Governments Attendance Action Plan tackling rising truancy in schools and TVNZ axing Fair Go.
4/9/202423 minutes, 40 seconds
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The Pre-Panel for 9 April 2024

Today on the Pre-Panel, Wallace Chapman previews tonight's show and producer Sam Hollis joins to discuss a new study into workplace gossip - is healthy or unhealthy?
4/9/20249 minutes, 21 seconds
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The Panel with David Cunliffe and Aimie Hines (Part 1)

Tonight on The Panel, Wallace and panellists David Cunliffe and Aimie Hines discuss job cuts at Callaghan Innovation and possible pay rises for MPs.
4/8/202424 minutes, 13 seconds
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The Pre-Panel for 8 April 2024

Today on the Pre-Panel, Wallace Chapman previews tonight's show and producer Sam Hollis and technical operator Brad Warrington (DJ Sticky Fingaz) join to talk about Chechnya banning music deemed too fast or too slow.
4/8/20249 minutes, 28 seconds
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The Panel with Boopsie Maran and David Farrar (Part 2)

Tonight on The Panel, Wallace and panellists Boopsie Maran and David Farrar discuss alcohol advertising at sports events and the arguments against Daylight Saving. Also, what is the perfect biscuit to dunk into tea?
4/5/202424 minutes, 19 seconds
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The Panel with Boopsie Maran and David Farrar (Part 1)

Tonight on The Panel, Wallace and panellists Boopsie Maran and David Farrar discuss how proposed Ministry job cuts could affect Wellington and tightening criteria for free vaccinations. Also, Boopsie and David respond to David Seymour's comments calling it "unacceptable" for students to protest during school time.
4/5/202424 minutes, 51 seconds
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The Pre-Panel for 5 April 2024

Today on the Pre-Panel, Wallace Chapman previews tonight's show and producer Sam Hollis talks about an Italian island overrun by goats - and the plan to get rid of them.
4/5/20248 minutes, 52 seconds
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The Panel with Catherine Robertson and Ed McKnight (Part 2)

Tonight on The Panel, Wallace and panellists Catherine Robertson and Ed McKnight discuss the inaugural Rainbow Games and whether or not real estate advertising can be considered poetry. Also, what lessons or skills did your parents pass on to you?
4/4/202425 minutes, 28 seconds
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The Panel with Catherine Robertson and Ed McKnight (Part 1)

Tonight on The Panel, Wallace and panellists Catherine Robertson and Ed McKnight discuss the staff cuts proposed in various Ministries and the ERO report into our new Aotearoa New Zealand Histories Curriculum.
4/4/202424 minutes, 57 seconds
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The Pre-Panel for 4 April 2024

Today on the Pre-Panel, Wallace Chapman previews tonight's show and producer Sam Hollis discusses the latest announcement of a childhood classic getting a horror movie adaptation.
4/4/20248 minutes, 15 seconds
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The Panel with Wendyl Nissen and Nick Leggett (Part 2)

Tonight on The Panel, Wallace and panellists Wendyl Nissen and Nick Leggett discuss Wellington's new slogan, and the concept of 'speech fasting'. Plus, do you still need a business card?
4/3/202425 minutes, 38 seconds
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The Panel with Wendyl Nissen and Nick Leggett (Part 1)

Tonight on The Panel, Wallace and panellists Wendyl Nissen and Nick Leggett discuss the KiwiSaver gap between men and women, and the Government's plan to bring back the three strikes law. Also, they hear from people impacted by today's 7.7 earthquake in Taiwan.
4/3/202423 minutes, 51 seconds
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The Pre-Panel for 3rd April 2024

Today on the Pre-Panel, Wallace Chapman previews tonight's show and producer Sally Ward joins discuss why millenials are quitting the rat race.
4/3/20248 minutes, 14 seconds
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The Panel with Penny Ashton and Martin Bosley (Part 2)

Tonight on The Panel, Wallace and panellists Penny Ashton and Martin Bosley discuss cycleways and how most people are supportive of being able to cycle in their neighbourhood. 
4/2/202422 minutes, 50 seconds
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The Panel with Penny Ashton and Martin Bosley (Part 1)

Tonight on The Panel, Wallace and panellists Penny Ashton and Martin Bosley discuss the Government's new 'action plan', focusing on the Regional Infrastructure Fund and what's needed here. Also, they discuss the top CEO pay figures released and whether CEO salaries should be capped.
4/2/202424 minutes, 38 seconds
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The Panel with Ed Amon and Jenni Giblin (Part 2)

Tonight on The Panel, Wallace and panellists Ed Amon and Jenni Giblin ask what is up with Easter Tuesday, and check in with the Waipu Buisness Association as the gateway to the North reopens. Plus, a look back at this week's biggest topics.
3/28/202421 minutes, 43 seconds
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'Sick in my heart' - Professor Peter Lineham on rainbow crossing vandalisms

Professor Peter Lineham joins the Panel to discuss the painting over of a rainbow crossing on Karangahape Road, which police are treating as hate crime.
3/28/202413 minutes, 19 seconds
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The Panel with Ed Amon and Jenni Giblin (Part 1)

Tonight on The Panel, Wallace and panellists Ed Amon and Jenni Giblin discuss the spate of damage to rainbow crossings, as police announce they are treating an incident in Auckland as a hate crime. And, the report out today showing New Zealand students are among worst-behaved in the OECD.
3/28/202426 minutes, 18 seconds
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The Pre-Panel for 28 March 2024

Today on the Pre-Panel, Wallace Chapman previews tonight's show and producer Sally Ward joins to discuss the rise of language translation software using AI.
3/28/202410 minutes, 20 seconds
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The Panel with Zoe George and Mark Knoff-Thomas (Part 2)

Tonight on The Panel, Wallace and panellists Zoe George and Mark Knoff-Thomas Plus, what is the school trip you've never forgotten?
3/27/202423 minutes, 54 seconds
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The Panel with Zoe George and Mark Knoff-Thomas (Part 1)

Tonight on The Panel, Wallace and panellists Zoe George and Mark Knoff-Thomas.
3/27/202424 minutes, 11 seconds
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The Pre-Panel for 27 March 2024

Today on the Pre-Panel, Wallace Chapman previews tonight's show and producer Sally Ward joins to discuss making friends as an adult.
3/27/202410 minutes, 16 seconds
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The Panel with Claire Amos and Chris Wikaira (Part 2)

Tonight on The Panel, Wallace and panellists Claire Amos and Chris Wikaira discuss the Government's 'FamilyBoost' plan providing rebates for childcare, and Plus, do people RSVP like they used to?
3/26/202422 minutes, 29 seconds
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The Panel with Claire Amos and Chris Wikaira (Part 1)

Tonight on The Panel, Wallace and panellists Claire Amos and Chris Wikaira discuss the China-linked cyberattack targeting two Parliamentary agencies in 2021, and a review into Kainga Ora by public housing advocates.
3/26/202424 minutes, 25 seconds
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'Second worst place to hold it' - marine scientist on SailGP

Lyttleton Harbour is the second worst place to hold the event, after the Akaroa Harbour. according to Professor Steve Dawson.
3/25/20249 minutes, 34 seconds
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The Panel with Cindy Mitchener and Selwyn Manning (Part 2)

Tonight on The Panel, Wallace and panellists Cindy Mitchener and Selwyn Manning discuss the cancellation of SailGP's yatch race, and The Princess of Wales health announcement. Plus, why don't women's clothes have pockets? A designer explains.
3/25/202425 minutes, 25 seconds
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The Panel with Cindy Mitchener and Selwyn Manning (Part 1)

Tonight on The Panel, Wallace and panellists Cindy Mitchener and Selwyn Manning discuss tax reform as Chris Hipkins says it's back on the table, and the review in Cyclone Gabrielle calling for an overhaul of our national emergency managment system.
3/25/202423 minutes, 38 seconds
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The Panel with Georgie Stylianou and Ian Powell (Part 2)

Tonight on The Panel, Wallace and panellists Georgie Stylianou and Ian Powell discuss equity issues at our National Championships for school rowing - the Maadi Regatta. Does baking soda and vinegar actually work as a cleaning product. A chemist explains. Plus, Traide Aid is closing it's bricks and mortar operations after 50 years.
3/22/202422 minutes, 34 seconds
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The Panel with Georgie Stylianou and Ian Powell (Part 1)

Tonight on The Panel, Wallace and panellists Georgie Stylianou and Ian Powell discuss public sector job cuts. And, the mental health peer support services coming to Emergency Departments.
3/22/202424 minutes, 22 seconds
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The Pre Panel 22 March 2024

The Pre Panel 22 March 2024.
3/22/20248 minutes, 7 seconds
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Rainbow Storytime cancellation - what next

A Rainbow Storytime event in Rotorua has been cancelled after threats from Destiny Church's leader Brian Tamaki. Sunita Torrance and Daniel Lockett perform as Coco and Erika in a show which encourages inclusivity and kindness. The event was completely booked out. Rotorua Lakes Council cancelled today's show after what they called "hostile dialogue" and a "rapid spread of misinformation".
3/21/20244 minutes, 20 seconds
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The Panel with Niki Bezzant and Garry Moore (Part 2)

Tonight on The Panel, Wallace and panellists Niki Bezzant and Garry Moore discuss tax reccomendations from the Intenational Monetary Fund, and find out why a Rotorua Rainbow Storytime event was cancelled. Plus, what did you make in woodwork at school?
3/21/202421 minutes, 46 seconds
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The Panel with Niki Bezzant and Garry Moore (Part 1)

Tonight on The Panel, Wallace and panellists Niki Bezzant and Garry Moore ask about the implications of NZ's drop in GDP, and hear from an expert calling for more regulation in the beauty industry.
3/21/202425 minutes, 51 seconds
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The Panel with Sue Bradford and Ben Thomas (Part 2)

Tonight on The Panel, Wallace and panellists Sue Bradford and Ben Thomas discuss the upwards trend in opioid prescription for over 65s. The panellists also share their thoughts on the first four months of the new government. Plus, local community papers are set to be preserved as part of NZ's history.
3/20/202427 minutes, 3 seconds
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'You've set my house on fire', carer's message to Disabilities Minister

Finance Minister Nicola Willis today called the Disabilities Minister Penny Simmonds and officials in for an urgent briefing following changes to disability funding.
3/20/20249 minutes
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The Panel with Sue Bradford and Ben Thomas (Part 1)

Tonight on The Panel, Wallace and panellists Sue Bradford and Ben Thomas discuss the banning of disposable vapes, and hear from a parent in response to changes to disability funding for carers.
3/20/202422 minutes, 58 seconds
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The Pre-Panel for 20 March 2024

The Pre-Panel for 20 March 2024.
3/20/20247 minutes, 16 seconds
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The Panel with Kirsty Cameron and Dean Hall (Part 2)

Tonight on The Panel, Wallace and panellists Kirsty Cameron and Dean Hall discuss the Government's plan to crack down on "unruly" Kainga Ora tennants. Plus, NZ's 1970s Futuro House is now a heritage listing.
3/19/202426 minutes, 1 second
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'Impacts every facet of our life', a parent on changes to disab

The Ministry of Disabled People yesterday announced new limits on what disabled people could purchase with their funding. It also said there would be changes to the way equipment such as wheelchairs and home modifications were prioritised. Its been described as a shock move. Under the new policy, families seeking respite care are likely to be limited to hiring a carer. Accommodation, travel and food costs for carers have also been removed. The Ministry says the funding is not being cut, but what it can be spent on has been cut significantly. National Executive Officer Parents of Vision Impaired, Dr Rebekah Graham speaks to the Panel.
3/19/202412 minutes, 8 seconds
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The Panel with Kirsty Cameron and Dean Hall (Part 1)

Tonight on The Panel, Wallace and panellists Kirsty Cameron and Dean Hall disscus disability funding changes that have left some people shocked, and the ongoing polic pay claim.
3/19/202424 minutes, 2 seconds
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The Panel with Sarah Sparks and Nick Leggett (Part 2)

Tonight on The Panel, Wallace and panellists Sarah Sparks and Nick Leggett discuss the Wellington City Council's decision to remove the heritage status of some buildings. Plus, who would you like to see on the back of Aoteroa's currency.
3/18/202425 minutes, 25 seconds
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The Panel with Sarah Sparks and Nick Leggett( Part 1)

Tonight on The Panel, Wallace and panellists Sarah Sparks and Nick Leggett ask whether New Zealand can afford tax cuts in July, and hear from a researcher looking into people's experiences in the private rental market.
3/18/202424 minutes, 1 second
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The Pre-Panel for 18 March 2024

Today on the Pre-Panel, Wallace Chapman previews tonight's show and producer Sally Ward NZ Post's plans to lay off 700 posties over the next five years.
3/18/20246 minutes, 45 seconds
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The Panel with Professor Ella and Rajorshi (Part 1)

Tonight on The Panel, Wallace and panellists Professor Ella Henry and Rajorshi Chakraborti reflect on the Christchurch terror attacks on the fifth anniversary, and if the Arms Act needs rewriting. Also, they discuss a new report revealing how much the snow season could shrink this century.
3/15/202423 minutes, 54 seconds
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The Pre-Panel for 15 March 2024

 on the Pre-Panel, Wallace Chapman previews tonight's show and producer Ayana Piper-Healion joins to discuss the quirks of New Zealand as seen by people visiting the country for the first time. 
3/15/202411 minutes, 34 seconds
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The Panel with Alexia Russell and Johny O'Donnell (Part 2)

Tonight on The Panel, Wallace and panellists Alexia Russell and Johny O'Donnell discuss the new A-League football team, and the panellists share their 'I've Been Thinking'. Plus, they discuss Ruapehu Alpine Lifts getting bailed out one last time, and whether police officers get paid enough.
3/14/202423 minutes, 31 seconds
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The Panel with Alexia Russell and Johny O'Donnell (Part 1)

Tonight on The Panel, Wallace and panellists Alexia Russell and Johny O'Donnell discuss new Government's new plans for the Holiday Act and explain why it was such a complicated and flawed piece of legislation. Also, they discuss Labour going on their annual retreat, what makes a strong opposition, and if they need to rethink their tax policies.
3/14/202423 minutes, 49 seconds
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The Pre-Panel for 14 March 2024

Today on the Pre-Panel, Wallace Chapman previews tonight's show and producer Ayana Piper-Healion joins to talk about the world's slowest song in honour of composer John Cage.
3/14/202413 minutes, 43 seconds
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The Panel with Nalini Baruch and Allan Blackman (Part 1)

Tonight on The Panel, Wallace and panellists Nalini Baruch and Allan Blackman discuss how much retail businesses are struggling at the start of 2024 and if it's likely to get any easier. Plus, they discuss the cost of school speed signs, and if variable speeds become mandatory around schools whether electronic signs are essential.
3/13/202423 minutes, 3 seconds
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Analysing data, does banning phones in schools really work

Wallace and panellists Nalini Baruch and Allan Blackman discuss global evidence on banning cell phones in schools with co-author Professor Marilyn Campbell from Queensland University of Technology.
3/13/202411 minutes, 9 seconds
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The Panel with Nalini Baruch and Allan Blackman (Part 2)

Tonight on The Panel, Wallace and panellists Nalini Baruch and Allan Blackman discuss global evidence on cell phone bans in schools. Also, they discuss whether you can pick fruit from the neighbours tree hanging over the fence, and a new invention called PieBot.
3/13/202423 minutes, 33 seconds
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The Pre-Panel for 13 March 2024

Today on the Pre-Panel, Wallace Chapman previews tonight's show and producer Ayana Piper-Healion joins to talk about whether Tasmania's Premier is onto something by wanting to make the world's tallest chocolate fountain in Tasmania.
3/13/20249 minutes, 59 seconds
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The Panel with Sally Wenley and Anton Matthews (Part 2)

Tonight on The Panel, Wallace and panellists Sally Wenley and Anton Matthews hear from an expert on AI imaging follow the Royal image fiasco. Plus, the 93-year old retire from his role at the food bank after three decades.
3/12/202422 minutes, 12 seconds
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Pilot Vaughn Davis on in-flight safety

Pilot Vaughn Davis joins the Panel to answer questions following the LA800 LATAM flight had a "technical problem during the flight which caused a strong movement" on its way from Sydney to Auckland.
3/12/202412 minutes, 53 seconds
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The Panel with Sally Wenley and Anton Matthews (Part 1)

Tonight on The Panel, Wallace and panellists Sally Wenley and Anton Matthews talk to a pilot about the LATAM airline flight. And, they ask about the future of museums and galleries.
3/12/202425 minutes, 22 seconds
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The Pre-Panel for 8 March 2024

Today on the Pre-Panel, Wallace Chapman previews tonight's show, and producer Sally Ward shares highlights from the red carpet.
3/12/202412 minutes, 1 second
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The Panel with Nuwanthie Samarakone and Peter Dunne (Part 2)

Tonight on The Panel, Wallace and panellists Nuwanthie Samarakone and Peter Dunne discuss the implications of the Fast Track Approvals bill, and the funding approval for a feature documetary on Dame Jacinda Ardern which is causing a stir. Plus, should trigger warnings at the theatre be scrapped? Ralph Fiennes thinks so.
3/11/202427 minutes, 2 seconds
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The Panel with Nuwanthie Samarakone and Peter Dunne (Part 1)

Tonight on The Panel, Wallace and panellists Nuwanthie Samarakone and Peter Dunne discuss mortgage tax deductions for landlords, and ask why Auckland's number plate scanning technology is raising concerns.
3/11/202424 minutes, 20 seconds
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The Pre-Panel for 8 March 2024

Today on the Pre-Panel, Wallace Chapman previews tonight's show, and producer Sally Ward shares highlights from the red carpet.
3/11/20249 minutes, 36 seconds
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The Panel with Ali Jones and Simon Wilson (Part 2)

Tonight on The Panel, Wallace and panellists Ali Jones and Simon Wilson discuss whether the Government's 100 day plan was a success. Also, they open the Friday Mailbag for some of the best correspondence from the week, and why Air NZ customers are experiencing so many delays.
3/8/202424 minutes, 7 seconds
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The Panel speaks to Kevin Milne about Fair Go being axed

Kevin Milne was the face of Fair Go for 27 years, and he speaks to Wallace Chapman and the panel about how he feels now the show is coming to an end.
3/8/202412 minutes, 23 seconds
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The Panel with Ali Jones and Simon Wilson (Part 1)

Tonight on The Panel, Wallace and panellists Ali Jones and Simon Wilson discuss the TVNZ shows that have been cut and the impact on the New Zealand media industry. Plus, they discuss whether motherhood is a barrier to leadership to women on International Women's Day.
3/8/202423 minutes, 25 seconds
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The Pre-Panel for 8 March 2024

Today on the Pre-Panel, Wallace Chapman previews tonight's show, and producer Ayana Piper Healion brings movie enthusiast Brooks Alexander to discuss the movies of 2023 ahead of Oscars. 
3/8/20248 minutes, 51 seconds
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The Panel with Sue Kedgley and Chris Finlayson (Part 2)

Tonight on The Panel, Wallace and panellists Sue Kedgley and Chris Finlayson discuss the upcoming cuts at TVNZ and the state of the New Zealand media industry. Also, they discuss whether you can put rubbish in someone elses wheelie bin, and the hobby of growing bonsai trees.
3/7/202423 minutes, 23 seconds
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The Panel with Sue Kedgley and Chris Finlayson (Part 1)

Tonight on The Panel, Wallace and panellists Sue Kedgley and Chris Finlayson discuss the new Fast Track Approvals Bill and how ministers will have the power to approve significant infrastructure projects without getting resource consent. Plus, they discuss Super Tuesday in the United States, and how this years election looks like it will be a rematch between Joe Biden and Donald Trump.
3/7/202425 minutes
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The Pre-Panel for 4 March 2024

Today on the Pre-Panel, Wallace Chapman previews tonight's show, and producer Ayana Piper-Healion joins to discuss the faults of important documents being sent through the post, and the ongoing issie of other peoples mail being delivered to your address.
3/7/202411 minutes, 27 seconds
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The Panel with Paula Penfold and Conor English (Part 2)

Tonight on The Panel, Wallace and panellists Paula Penfold and Conor English discuss the laws about Police photographing people on the street as it heads to the Supreme Court, and Melissa Lee's response to the closure Newshub after relative silence. Also, they discuss Auckland Council's decision to remove public bins to cut costs.
3/6/202422 minutes, 42 seconds
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The Panel with Paula Penfold and Conor English (Part 1)

Tonight on The Panel, Wallace and panellists Paula Penfold and Conor English discuss the Government's plan to roll out Bootcamp programmes for serious youth offenders. Plus, they discuss the Hurricanes' Haka criticising the Coalition.
3/6/202424 minutes, 59 seconds
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The Pre-Panel for 4 March 2024

Today on the Pre-Panel, Wallace Chapman previews tonight's show and producer Ayana Piper-Healion joins to discuss the fragility of our internet connection and the international relations surrounding it.
3/6/202410 minutes, 49 seconds
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The Panel with Anna Dean and Phil O'Reilly (Part 2)

Tonight on The Panel, Wallace and panellists Anna Dean and Phil O'Reilly discuss the digital news bargaining bill and whether a similar bill has worked in Australia with Meta pulling out of their agreement. Also, they discuss whether Premier House should be upgraded, and the state of volunteering in New Zealand.
3/5/202423 minutes, 55 seconds
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The Panel with Anna Dean and Phil O'Reilly (Part 1)

Tonight on The Panel, Wallace and panellists Anna Dean and Phil O'Reilly discuss congestion charges and the new draft Government Policy Statement on Land Transport released yesterday. Plus, they discuss whether Wellington should become a 'super city', and what merging of councils mean.
3/5/202425 minutes, 7 seconds
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The Panel Explainer: Transport

Today on The Panel, land transport and congestion charge expert Scott Wilson explains parts of the new draft Government Policy Statement on Land Transport, and why Tauranga balked at congestion charges, and how to move forward in this space.
3/5/202415 minutes, 54 seconds
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The Pre-Panel for 4 March 2024

Today on the Pre-Panel, Wallace Chapman previews tonight's show and producer Ayana Piper-Healion joins to discuss if camping is all it is cracked up to be.
3/5/202411 minutes, 5 seconds
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The Panel with Heather Roy and Shane Te Pou (Part 2)

Tonight on The Panel, Wallace and panellists Heather Roy and Shane Te Pou discuss what it means to pass bills under urgency in Parliament, and whether Premier House should be upgraded or not. Also, they discuss the lack of volunteers at the South Otago A&P show.
3/4/202422 minutes, 45 seconds
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The Panel with Heather Roy and Shane Te Pou (Part 1)

Tonight on The Panel, Wallace and panellists Heather Roy and Shane Te Pou discuss the new draft Government Policy Statement on Land Transport, with cuts to public transport, increasing vehicle registration, and putting money toward potholes.
3/4/202425 minutes, 42 seconds
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The Pre-Panel for 4 March 2024

Today on the Pre-Panel, Wallace Chapman previews tonight's show and producer Ayana Piper-Healion joins to discuss how messy things can get if Banksy decides to create art on your house.
3/4/202412 minutes, 10 seconds
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The Panel with Jo McCarroll and David Farrar (Part 2)

Tonight on The Panel, Wallace and panellists Jo McCarroll and David Farrar discuss the controversial deal WCC has made to buy the earthquake-prone Readings Cinema complex on Courtenay Place and a new initiative encouraging Kiwis to up their vegetable intake.
3/1/202425 minutes, 43 seconds
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The Panel with Jo McCarroll and David Farrar (Part 1)

Tonight on The Panel, Wallace and panellists Jo McCarroll and David Farrar discuss Prime Minister Christopher Luxon collecting a $52,000 accommodation supplement and quickly backtracking and revisiting our gun laws.
3/1/202423 minutes, 39 seconds
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The Pre-Panel for 1 March 2024

Today on the Pre-Panel, Wallace Chapman previews tonight's show and producer Sam Hollis joins to discuss the Tik Toker who snuck into a Taylor Swift concert.
3/1/202413 minutes, 32 seconds
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The Pre-Panel for 1 March 2024

Today on the Pre-Panel, Wallace Chapman previews tonight's show and producer Sam Hollis joins to discuss the Tik Toker who snuck into a Taylor Swift concert.
3/1/202413 minutes, 33 seconds
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The Panel with Scott Campbell and Catherine Robertson (Part 2)

Tonight on The Panel, Wallace and panellists Scott Campbell and Catherine Robertson discuss the reported decrease in alcohol consumpion in New Zealand and the dangers of ultra-processed foods.
2/29/202424 minutes, 40 seconds
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The Panel with Scott Campbell and Catherine Robertson (Part 1)

Tonight on The Panel, Wallace and panellists Scott Campbell and Catherine Robertson discuss the public farewell for Fa'anana Efeso Collins, the arguments against the Foodstuffs merger and the wider impacts of the closure of Newshub.
2/29/202424 minutes, 44 seconds
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The Pre-Panel for 29 February 2024

Today on the Pre-Panel, Wallace Chapman previews tonight's show and producer Sam Hollis joins to discuss the Florida Man Games.
2/29/202411 minutes, 10 seconds
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The Panel with Verity Johnson and Liam Hehir (Part 2)

Tonight on The Panel, Wallace and panellists Verity Johnson and Liam Hehir discuss the health implications of repealing smoking laws and a new study into plant-based food alternatives.
2/28/202423 minutes, 57 seconds
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The Panel with Verity Johnson and Liam Hehir (Part 1)

Tonight on The Panel, Wallace and panellists Verity Johnson and Liam Hehir discuss today’s OCR announcement and the shock shut down of Newshub.
2/28/202418 minutes, 58 seconds
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The Pre-Panel for 28 February 2024

Wallace Chapman previews tonight's show and producer Sam Hollis joins to discuss a family attraction in Glasgow that wound up bitterly disappointing customers. 
2/28/202411 minutes, 12 seconds
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The Panel with Zoe George and Steve McCabe (Part 1)

Today on The Panel, Wallace and panellists Zoe George and Steve McCabe discuss the bill to repeal Te Aka Whai Ora introduced under urgency in Parliament today and the OCR announcement expected tomorrow.
2/27/202423 minutes
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The Pre-Panel

Today on The Pre-Panel, Wallace previews tonight's show and producer Sam Hollis joins to discuss the borrowed time of physical media.
2/27/202412 minutes, 38 seconds
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The Panel with Stephen Franks and Alison Mau (Part 2)

Today on The Panel, Wallace and panellists Stephen Franks and Alison Mau discuss the closure of the Brynderwyn Hills in Northland, Tim Hazeldine's take on social welfare and the new musical based on Gwyneth Paltrow's ski slope mishap.
2/26/202425 minutes, 51 seconds
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The Panel with Stephen Franks and Alison Mau (Part 1)

Today on The Panel, Wallace and panellists Stephen Franks and Alison Mau discuss the Government's gang patch policy and another drop in NCEA achievement.
2/26/202423 minutes, 57 seconds
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The Panel with Victoria MacLennan and Alan McElroy (Part 1)

Today on The Panel, Wallace and panellists Victoria MacLennan and Alan McElroy discuss the calls for an inquiry into Auckland's rail network and the first year with a temperature rise of less than 1.5C.
2/23/202424 minutes, 19 seconds
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The Pre-Panel Victoria MacLennan and Alan McElroy

Today on The Panel, Wallace and panellists Victoria MacLennan and Alan McElroy discuss the dos and don'ts of food substitutions. 
2/23/202415 minutes, 47 seconds
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The Panel with Peter Field and Ruth Money (Part 1)

Today on The Panel, Wallace and panellists Peter Field and Ruth Money discuss the Education Ministry replacing the decile system, new research around the Christchurch rebuild and school lunches.
2/22/202423 minutes, 47 seconds
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The Pre-Panel Peter Field and Ruth Money

Today on The Panel, Wallace and panellists Peter Field and Ruth Money discuss the long-awaited return of the Auckland Lantern Festival. 
2/22/202416 minutes, 11 seconds
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The Panel with Michael Moynahan and Leonie Freeman (Part 2)

Today on The Panel, Wallace and panellists Michael Moynahan and Leonie Freeman discuss calls for sanctions to hold professional property managers accountable and outrage at proposed fee and rent increases for not-for-profit businesses in Tauranga. Finally, we host the first Panel Show 'n' Tell of 2024!
2/21/202422 minutes, 17 seconds
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The Panel with Michael Moynahan and Leonie Freeman (Part 1)

Today on The Panel, Wallace and panellists Michael Moynahan and Leonie Freeman discuss the rate increases to be brought on by Auckland Council's LTP and young people finding their footing on the property ladder. Also, we celebrate the simple pleasures of park benches.
2/21/202424 minutes, 9 seconds
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The Pre-Panel Michael Moynahan and Leonie Freeman

Today on The Panel, Wallace and panellists Michael Moynahan and Leonie Freeman acknowledge the death of Green MP Fa'anana Efeso Collins. Plus, our panellists tell us what has been on their minds' this week.
2/21/202414 minutes, 36 seconds
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The Panel with Jenni Giblin and Andie McCombs (Part 2)

Today on The Panel, Wallace and panellists Jenni Giblin and Andie McCombs discuss the future of concert events at Auckland's Eden Park and rodents bring reported at several supermarkets. Finally, the panel speaks to a young lawyer offering free legal clinics to his community.
2/20/202424 minutes, 11 seconds
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The Panel with Jenni Giblin and Andie McCombs (Part 1)

Today on The Panel, Wallace and panellists Jenni Giblin and Andie McCombs discuss Grant Robertson's retirement from politics and the ramping up of benefit sanctions from June. 
2/20/202424 minutes, 12 seconds
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The Pre-Panel Jenni Giblin and Andie McCombs

Today on The Panel, Wallace and panellists Jenni Giblin and Andie McCombs discuss the surge in passport applications and the delays it's causing. Plus, our panellists tell us what has been on their minds' this week.
2/20/202411 minutes, 47 seconds
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The Panel with Jennie Moreton and Chris Clarke (Part 2)

Today on the Panel, Wallace and panellists Jennie Moreton and Chris Clarke discuss workers putting flexibility and mental wellbeing above getting ahead, a community rallying to keep their local pool and New Zealand's success at the World Aquatics Championships.
2/19/202424 minutes, 22 seconds
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The Panel with Jennie Moreton and Chris Clarke (Part 1)

Today on the Panel, Wallace and panellists Jennie Moreton and Chris Clarke discuss NZTA Waka Kotahi taking the reigns of our traffic camera from the Police and planned changes to our immigration settings. 
2/19/202423 minutes, 12 seconds
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The Pre-Panel Jennie Moreton and Chris Clarke

Today on the Panel, Wallace and panellists Jennie Moreton and Chris Clarke discuss memory loss: what causes it and when should you be concerned. 
2/19/202412 minutes, 16 seconds
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The Panel with Georgie Stylianou and Johny O'Donnell (Part 2)

Today on the Panel, Wallace and panellists Georgie Stylianou and Johny O'Donnell ask whether first home buyers are in fact "rich people", and ask for solutions to Auckland's heated train tracks problem. Plus, is reserve parking actually safer?
2/16/202425 minutes, 19 seconds
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The Panel with Georgie Stylianou and Johny O'Donnell (Part 1)

Today on the Panel, Wallace and panellists Georgie Stylianou and Johny O'Donnell discuss Wellington's move to introduce water meters, and Te Whatu Ora's data breach. Plus, are separate bedrooms key to a happy marriage?
2/16/202423 minutes, 3 seconds
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The Pre-Panel with Georgie Stylianou and Johny O'Donnell

Today on the Panel, Wallace and panellists dig through the Friday Mailbag. Plus, our panellists tell us what has been on their minds' this week.
2/16/202413 minutes, 1 second
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The Panel with Aimie Hines and Chris Wikaira (Part 1)

Today on the Panel, Wallace and panellists Aimie Hines and Chris Wikaira hear from a Port Hills local, and discuss Minister Seymour's move to fine parents for truancy. Plus, do you reverse park or go nose first?
2/15/202423 minutes, 39 seconds
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The Pre-Panel Aimie Hines and Chris Wikaira

Today on the Panel, Wallace and panellists Aimie Hines and Chris Wikaira check in on Southern Field Days in Waimumu. Plus, our panellists tell us what has been on their minds' this week.
2/15/202415 minutes, 8 seconds
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The Panel with Alexia Russell and Andrew Clay (Part 2)

Today on the Panel, Susana and panellists Alexia Russell and Andrew Clay ask how to manage influenza risk in Plus, they discuss renewed calls for a ban on greyhound racing in New Zealand, and the new game at Taupō hole-in-one.
2/14/202423 minutes, 41 seconds
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The Panel with Alexia Russell and Andrew Clay (Part 1)

Today on the Panel, Susana and panellists Alexia Russell and Andrew Clay mark one year since Cyclone Gabrielle. They also discuss the repeal of Three Waters. Also, your pet's favourite food.
2/14/202421 minutes, 32 seconds
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The Pre-Panel Alexia Russell and Andrew Clay

Today on the Panel, Susana and panellists Alexia Russell and Andrew Clay ask a clinical psychologist how to cope with Valentine's Day hype. Plus, our panellists tell us what has been on their minds' this week.
2/14/202414 minutes, 41 seconds
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The Panel with Sue Bradford and Dean Hall (Part 2)

Today on the Panel, Susana and panellists Sue Bradford and Dean Hall discuss whether replacing the dispute resolution scheme to an independent external model. Plus, they discuss if women will be more impacted by public sector cuts, and how the price of cocoa is impacting our chocolate industry.
2/13/202423 minutes, 52 seconds
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The Panel with Sue Bradford and Dean Hall (Part 1)

Today on the Panel, Susana and panellists Sue Bradford and Dean Hall discuss having the option of a mental health option when calling 111. Also, they discuss a letter penned by doctors against ditching smoke free legislation, and whether dark chocolate or milk chocolate is superior.
2/13/202422 minutes, 47 seconds
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The Pre-Panel Sue Bradford and Dean Hall

Today on the Panel, Susana and panellists Sue Bradford and Dean Hall discuss math anxiety and what we can do about it. Plus, our panellists tell us what has been on their minds' this week.
2/13/202414 minutes, 26 seconds
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The Panel with Cindy Mitchener and Martin Bosley (Part 2)

Today on the Panel, Susana and panellists Cindy Mitchener and Martin Bosley discuss traffic disruption in Tauranga with a major road closure, and the report suggesting NZ's government website are lagging behind on their design and accessibility. And, how to design a maze in a maize crop.
2/12/202423 minutes, 29 seconds
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The Panel with Cindy Mitchener and Martin Bosley (Part 1)

Today on the Panel, Susana and panellists Cindy Mitchener and Martin Bosley ask what has and hasn't happened since Cyclone Gabrielle, and discuss seabed mining in the Pacific following the Foreign Affairs Minister's trip to the area. Plus, what is your go-to pot luck dish?
2/12/202423 minutes, 34 seconds
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The Pre-Panel Cindy Mitchener and Martin Bosley

Today on the Panel, Susana and panellists Cindy Mitchener and Martin Bosley debrief on the American Super Bowl. Plus, our panellists tell us what has been on their minds' this week.
2/12/202414 minutes, 19 seconds
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The Panel with Penny Ashton and Selwyn Manning (Part 2)

Today on the show, Susana and panellists Penny Ashton and Selwyn Manning discuss the end of the Auckland Regional Fuel tax. More than one hundred new classrooms for 20 schools around the country are being 'paused' so what are schools supposed to do now? The Panel hears from an Ashburton principal. Plus, are we welcoming enough young people to sit at boardroom tables? Jo Cribb doesn't think so.
2/9/202426 minutes, 37 seconds
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The Panel with Penny Ashton and Selwyn Manning (Part 1)

Today on the show, Susana and panellists Penny Ashton and Selwyn Manning hear from a Whangarei doctor struggling to keep their practice doors open. And, we hear from fire fighters about efforts around the country to manage risks. And, what is the best prize you're ever won? A raffle meat pack?   
2/9/202421 minutes, 47 seconds
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The Pre-Panel with Penny Ashton and Selwyn Manning

Today on the show Susana and panellists dig through the Friday Mailbag for the biggest topics of the week. Plus, the panellists tell us what has been on their minds this week.
2/9/202414 minutes, 31 seconds
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The Panel with Ali Jones and Ed McKnight (Part 2)

Today on the show, Susana and panellists Ali Jones and Ed McKnight ask how facial recognition software works, and hear about possible changes to our blood donation scheme. Plus, the Ekatahuna barber.
2/8/202425 minutes, 47 seconds
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The Panel with Ali Jones and Ed McKnight (Part 1)

Today on the show, Susana and panellists Ali Jones and Ed McKnight dive into two upcoming changes as National gets moving on their 100 days plan - fuel tax and prison targets. And, with Australia protecting the 'right to disconnect', is it time for New Zealand to follow suit?
2/8/202423 minutes, 3 seconds
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The Pre-Panel with Ali Jones and Ed McKnight

Today on the show Susana and panellists Ali Jones and Ed McKnight hear from the organiser of the Valentines event hoping to match dogs with new owners. Plus, the panellists tell us what has been on their minds this week.
2/8/202414 minutes, 25 seconds
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The Panel with Niki Bezzant and Nick Leggett (Part 2)

Today on the show, Susana Lei'ataua and panellists Niki Bezzant and Nick Leggett discuss the jump in NZ companies reporting their climate-risks, and they ask what happens when Plus, are you working for free on February 29 this leap year?
2/7/202427 minutes, 35 seconds
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The Panel with Niki Bezzant and Nick Leggett (Part 1)

Today on the show, Susana Lei'ataua and panellists Niki Bezzant and Nick Leggett reflect on Waitangi Day and what will happen next. They also take a look at the unemployment rate. And, Paris has voted in favour of increasing parking charges for SUVs - fair deal?
2/7/202421 minutes, 46 seconds
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The Pre-Panel with Niki Bezzant and Nick Leggett

Today on the show, Susana Lei'ataua and panellists Niki Bezzant and Nick Leggett ask what it takes to be a referee - the Auckland Rugby Referee Association would like 100 more on the roster. Plus, the panellists tell us what has been on their minds this week.
2/7/202414 minutes, 56 seconds
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The Panel with Anna Dean and Stephen Jacobi (Part 1)

Today on the show, Tim and panellists Anna Dean and Stephen Jacobi check in with events at Waitangi, and hear from an historian on common myths about te Tiriti, the Treaty of Waitangi. Economists warn of climate inflation - what do we need to know. And, what is your best customer service experience?
2/5/202423 minutes, 41 seconds
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The Pre-Panel with Anna Dean and Stephen Jacobi

Today on the show, Tim Watkin and panellists Anna Dean and Stephen Jacobi hear about the arrival of Whangārei's first "official" cruise ship. Plus, the panellists tell us what has been on their minds this week.
2/5/202411 minutes, 40 seconds
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The Panel with Jo McCarroll and Raj Chakraborti (Part 2)

Today on the show, Susana Lei'ataua and panellists Jo McCarroll and Raj Chakraborti discuss the upcoming extinction of camembert and brie cheese. Plus, they discuss the shortage of personnel in the NZDF, and whether there are wallabies in Christchurch.
2/2/202425 minutes, 10 seconds
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The Panel with Jo McCarroll and Raj Chakraborti (Part 1)

Today on the show, Susana Lei'ataua and panellists Jo McCarroll and Raj Chakraborti discuss whether Category 3 property owners in Hastings should contribute money to the costs of demolition. Also, they discuss the Iwi Chairs Forum, and whether the summer school holidays are too long.
2/2/202422 minutes, 21 seconds
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The Pre-Panel with Jo McCarroll and Raj Chakraborti

Today on the show, Susana Lei'ataua and panellists Jo McCarroll and Raj Chakraborti open the mailbag and discuss the correspondence from the week. Plus, the panellists tell us what has been on their minds this week.
2/2/202414 minutes, 41 seconds
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The Pre-Panel with Sarah Sparks and Mark Knoff-Thom

Today on the show, Tim Watkin and panellists Sarah Sparks and Mark Knoff-Thomas discuss the uptake of children using skin products and the harm it can do. Plus, they discuss supermarket loyalty cards and meningococcal vaccinations. 
2/1/202425 minutes, 20 seconds
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The Panel with Sarah Sparks and Mark Knoff-Thomas (Part 1)

Today on the show, Tim Watkin and panellists Sarah Sparks and Mark Knoff-Thomas discuss AUKUS and the meeting in Australia today. Plus, the panellists discuss the future of the Green Party leadership, and what would make the cut on a Dunedin Monopoly board. 
2/1/202422 minutes, 21 seconds
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The Pre-Panel with Sarah Sparks and Mark Knoff-Thomas

Today on the show, Tim Watkin and panellists Sarah Sparks and Mark Knoff-Thomas discuss the recycling changes everyone needs to know up and down the country. Plus, the panellists tell us what has been on their minds this week.
2/1/202414 minutes, 27 seconds
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The Panel with Nalini Baruch and Peter Dunne (Part 2)

Today on the show, Susana and panellists Nalini Baruch and Peter Dunne discuss whether we should have a four-year parliamentary term. Plus, they discuss the common occurrence of trampoline accidents, and the changes to recycling we can expect from tomorrow.
1/31/202423 minutes, 43 seconds
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The Panel with Nalini Baruch and Peter Dunne (Part 1)

Today on the show, Susana and panellists Nalini Baruch and Peter Dunne discuss how you will be impacted by changes to the CCCFA and reform on the conduct licensing regime. Also, they discuss whether Tauranga should wait to elect their council before finalising the long term plan, and the popularity of community cats.
1/31/202421 minutes, 43 seconds
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The Pre-Panel with Nalini Baruch and Peter Dunne

Today on the show, Susana and panellists discuss what happens when you don't have anyone to organise your funeral, who puts all that paperwork in order? Plus, the panellists tell us what has been on their minds this week.
1/31/202414 minutes, 1 second
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The Panel with Nuwanthie Samarakone and James Elliott (Part 1)

Today on the show, Susana and panellists Nuwanthie Samarakone and James Elliott discuss James Shaw resigning as Green Party co-leader. Also, they discuss issues in the Point Chevalier community, and a 'tooth fairy' making dentures without a license.
1/30/202423 minutes, 8 seconds
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The Pre-Panel with Nuwanthie Samarakone and James Elliott

Today on the show, Susana and panellists Nuwanthie Samarakone and James Elliott discuss going back to school with kindness this year. Plus, our panellists tell us what has been on their minds this week. 
1/30/202414 minutes, 30 seconds
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The Panel with Wendyl Nissen and David Cormack (Part 2)

Today on the show, Susana and panellists Wendyl Nissen and David Cormack discuss kids being able to buy vape products online. Plus, they discuss the health and hopes of the Hauraki Gulf, and airline safety videos.
1/29/202426 minutes, 22 seconds
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The Panel with Wendyl Nissen and David Cormack (Part 1)

Today on the show, Susana and panellists Wendyl Nissen and David Cormack discuss the presence (or lack of) police on the streets and in the community. Also, they discuss ACT's proposed tax changes, and what you would do if you were just handed $5000.
1/29/202422 minutes, 10 seconds
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The Pre-Panel with Wendyl Nissen and David Cormack

Today on the show, Susana and panellists Wendyl Nissen and David Cormack discuss whether Auckland Anniversary is on the right day. Plus, our panellists tell us what has been on their minds this week.
1/29/202414 minutes, 29 seconds
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The Panel with Julia Hartley Moore and Ed Amon (Part 2)

Today on the show, Susana and panellists Ed Amon and Julia Hartley Moore check in on Westland's wet weather forecast. Plus, they discuss an increase in travel bookings and the potential more direct international flights and the buzz of the Australian Open.   
1/26/202424 minutes, 19 seconds
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The Panel with Julia Hartley Moore and Ed Amon (Part 1)

Today on the show, Susana panellists Ed Amon and Julia Hartley Moore reflect on one year since the Auckland Anniversary weekend floods. Also, they discuss hospital security as more security staff are brought into Christchurch hospital.
1/26/202421 minutes, 14 seconds
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The Pre-Panel with Julia Hartley Moore and Ed Amon

Today on the show, Susana and panellists Ed Amon and Julia Hartley Moore dive into the Friday Mailbag. Plus, our panellists tell us what has been on their minds this week.
1/26/202414 minutes, 10 seconds
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The Panel with Kathryn Graham and Allan Blackman (Part 2)

Today on the show, Susana and panellists Kathryn Graham and Allan Blackman discuss scams - both on the phone and online, and talk to MetService about the upcoming weather events. Plus, they discuss the controversial topic of adding salt to tea.
1/25/202422 minutes, 29 seconds
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The Panel with Kathryn Graham and Allan Blackman (Part 1)

Today on the show, Susana and panellists Kathryn Graham and Allan Blackman discuss when CCTV footage can actually be accessed. Also, they discuss high electric vehicle use over the summer, and what is appropriate dress in the office.
1/25/202422 minutes, 53 seconds
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The Pre-Panel with Kathryn Graham and Allan Blackman

Today on the show, Susana and panellists Kathryn Graham and Allan Blackman remember the legacy of Selwyn Muru. Plus, our panellists tell us what has been on their minds this week.
1/25/202414 minutes, 31 seconds
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The Panel with Sally Wenley and Simon Pound (Part 1)

Today on the show, Wallace and panellists Sally Wenley and Simon Pound discuss the new inflation figures and what it means for households in Aotearoa. Also, they discuss a livestock export lobbying campaign, and whether Christchurch should host the 2030 Commonwealth Games.
1/24/202423 minutes, 42 seconds
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The Pre-Panel with Sally Wenley and Simon Pound

Today on the show, Wallace and panellists Sally Wenley and Simon Pound discuss braided rivers and how vulnerable they are. Plus, our panellists tell us what has been on their minds this week.
1/24/202414 minutes, 54 seconds
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The Panel with Ali Jones and Ian Powell (Part 1)

Today on the show, Wallace and panellists Ali Jones and Ian Powell discuss whether driving on the beach should be banned. Also, they discuss what they want to see from our first Minister of Mental Health, and whether kids should be able to ride around campgrounds on their bikes.
1/23/202423 minutes, 16 seconds
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The Pre-Panel with Ali Jones and Ian Powell

Today on the show, Wallace and panellists Ali Jones and Ian Powell discuss the concept of 'reset cleaning' and how a clean and decluttered home can help those going through tough times. Plus, our panellists tell us what has been on their minds this week.
1/23/202413 minutes, 56 seconds
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The Panel with Ella Henry and Garry Moore (Part 2)

Today on the show, Wallace and panellists Professor Ella Henry and Garry Moore discuss the Government's plans to disestablish Te Aka Whai Ora. Plus, they discuss the pressure the cost of school uniforms puts on families, and riding a 50cc scooter from Napier to Wellington.
1/22/202422 minutes, 18 seconds
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The Panel with Ella Henry and Garry Moore (Part 1)

Today on the show, Wallace and panellists Professor Ella Henry and Garry Moore discuss the big things to look out for in the political year ahead. Also, they discuss the state of Wellington water infrastructure.
1/22/202423 minutes, 5 seconds
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The Pre-Panel with Ella Henry and Garry Moore

Today on the show, Wallace and panellists Professor Ella Henry and Garry Moore discuss the aggressive behaviour of seagulls. Plus, our panellists tell us what has been on their minds this week.
1/22/202414 minutes, 32 seconds
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The Panel with Jennie Moreton and Ian Powell (Part 2)

Today on the show, Wallace and panellists Jennie Moreton and Ian Powell discuss future of the housing market and an Auckland street attracting a little too much attention this Christmas. Also, we invite a very special guest onto The Panel... Santa Claus!
12/22/202325 minutes, 40 seconds
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The Panel with Jennie Moreton and Ian Powell (Part 1)

Today on the show, Wallace and panellists Jennie Moreton and Ian Powell discuss the highs and lows of 2023 and 90-day trials. Also, we share your special Christmas shoutouts and messages.
12/22/202323 minutes, 44 seconds
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The Pre-Panel with Jennie Moreton and Ian Powell

Wallace and panellists Jennie Moreton and Ian Powell open up the Friday Mailbag for the final time this year and respond to your messages from the past week.
12/22/202315 minutes, 19 seconds
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The Panel with Conor English and Sue Bradford (Part 2)

Today on the show, Wallace and panellists Conor English and Sue Bradford discuss the dangers of 'wine mum' culture and self-checkouts. Also, Wallace hosts the final Panel Show 'n' Tell session for the year.
12/21/202324 minutes, 37 seconds
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The Panel with Conor English and Sue Bradford (Part 1)

Today on the show, Wallace and panellists Conor English and Sue Bradford discuss the Government's legislation to return New Zealand to using the old Resource Management Act, 2023 in education and resolving conflict at Christmas.
12/21/202323 minutes, 49 seconds
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The Pre-Panel with Conor English and Sue Bradford

Wallace and panellists Conor English and Sue Bradford talk to an author about the trials and tribulations of online reviews. Plus, our panellists tell us what has been on their minds this week.
12/21/202314 minutes, 42 seconds
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The Panel with Aimie Hines and Johny O'Donnell (Part 2)

The Panel with Aimie Hines and Johny O'Donnell (Part 2)
12/20/202325 minutes, 53 seconds
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The Panel with Aimie Hines and Johny O'Donnell (Part 1)

Today on the show, Wallace and panellists Aimie Hines and Johny O'Donnell discuss the Colorado Supreme Court ruling that Donal Trump is ineligible to hold office again, today's mini-budget announcement and Te Reo Māori bonuses in public service.
12/20/202323 minutes, 38 seconds
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The Pre-Panel with Aimie Hines and Johny O'Donnell

Wallace and panellists Aimie Hines and Johny O'Donnell chat to the car dealer with a historic vehicle sitting on his lot. Plus, our panellists tell us what has been on their minds this week.
12/20/202314 minutes, 55 seconds
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The Panel with Wendyl Nissen and Simon Pound (Part 2)

Today on the Panel Wendyl Nissen and Simon Pound ask whether we're being priced out of family-favourite holiday parks, and how we're going to pay for council infrastructure amid rates hikes. And, Lower Hutt is named the top local travel destination by Air BnB.
12/19/202322 minutes, 31 seconds
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The Panel with Wendyl Nissen and Simon Pound (Part 1)

Today on the Wallace and panellists Wendyl Nissen and Simon Pound are joined by an epidemiologist for an update on the latest rise in COVID-19 cases, and they discuss the open letter penned by scientists and iwi leaders asking the Prime Minister to leave the country's freshwater policy alone. And - what's on thing a teacher said to you that you haven't forgotten?
12/19/202323 minutes, 12 seconds
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The Pre-Panel with Wendyl Nissen and Simon Pound

Wallace and panellists Wendyl Nissen and Simon Pound hear from the Head Boy who made a brave prizegiving speech. Plus, our panellists tell us what has been on their minds this week.
12/19/202314 minutes, 36 seconds
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The Panel with David Cunliffe and Nalini Baruch (Part 2)

Today on the panel, Wallace and panellists David Cunliffe and Nalini Baruch discuss Australia's revealed ghost house package, paying for Covid vaccines and boosters and the great Lamb vs. Ham debate.
12/18/202325 minutes, 47 seconds
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The Panel with David Cunliffe and Nalini Baruch (Part 1)

Today on the panel, Wallace and panellists David Cunliffe and Nalini Baruch discuss the Government-led review into an admissions programme for Māori and Pasifika medical students and halting cycling and walking projects. Also, what's the most spontaneous thing you've ever done?
12/18/202323 minutes, 26 seconds
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The Pre-Panel with David Cunliffe and Nalini Baruch

Today on the pre-panel, Wallace and panellists David Cunliffe and Nalini Baruch remind everyone to be cautious of fires this holiday season, big and small. Plus, our panellists tell us what's been on their mind.
12/18/202313 minutes, 48 seconds
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The Panel with Ed McKnight and Sarah Sparks (Part 1)

Today on the panel, Wallace and panellists Ed McKnight and Sarah Sparks discuss Kelvin Davis leaving politics behind and Parliament repealing the Clean Car Discount. Also, the numbers are in from the FIFA Women's World Cup.
12/15/202323 minutes, 55 seconds
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The Pre-Panel with Ed McKnight and Sarah Sparks

Today on the pre-panel, Wallace and panellists Ed McKnight and Sarah Sparks open up the Friday Mailbag and respond to your feedback from the past week. Plus, our panellists tell us what's been on their mind.
12/15/202314 minutes, 46 seconds
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The Panel with Peter Dunne and Sally Wenley (Part 2)

Today on the panel, Emile Donovan and panellists Peter Dunne and Sally Wenley discuss the COP28 climate summit, the issue that is dental tourism and "meaningful savings" in supermarket aisles this year.
12/14/202325 minutes, 4 seconds
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The Panel with Peter Dunne and Sally Wenley (Part 1)

Today on the panel, Emile Donovan and panellists Peter Dunne and Sally Wenley discuss the future of the Interislander and why infrastructure projects go over time and over budget, and the current account deficit.
12/14/202324 minutes, 14 seconds
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The Pre-Panel with Peter Dunne and Sally Wenley

Today on the pre-panel, guest host Emile Donovan and panellists Peter Dunne and Sally Wenley discuss Morrissey's last-minute concert cancellation. Plus, our panellists tell us what has been on their mind this week.
12/14/202314 minutes, 36 seconds
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The Panel with Kathryn Graham and Allan Blackman (Part 2)

Today on the panel, Emile Donovan and panellists Kathryn Graham and Allan Blackman discuss Federated Farmers' crack down on street racers and the impact of skipping your doctors appointment without warning can have. Also, Emile speaks to the organiser of a major Australian event, the grand reopening of an escalator at a local mall.
12/13/202326 minutes, 1 second
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The Panel with Kathryn Graham and Allan Blackman (Part 1)

Today on the panel, Emile Donovan and panellists Kathryn Graham and Allan Blackman discuss Auckland Museum's decision to pass on a major exhibition out of fear of offending visitors and the disturbing behaviour that a charity giveaway resulted in.
12/13/202323 minutes, 36 seconds
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The Pre-Panel with Kathryn Graham and Allan Blackman

Today on the pre-panel, guest host Emile Donovan and panellists Kathryn Graham and Allan Blackman celebrate Festivus by sharing their 2023 grievances. Plus, our panellists tell us what has been on their mind this week.
12/13/202314 minutes, 56 seconds
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The Panel with Chris Wikaira and Niki Bezzant (Part 2)

Today on the panel, Emile Donovan and panellists Chris Wikaira and Niki Bezzant discuss...
12/12/202322 minutes, 9 seconds
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The Panel with Chris Wikaira and Niki Bezzant (Part 1)

Today on the panel, Emile Donovan and panellists Chris Wikaira and Niki Bezzant discuss the vigilante dentist who has been charged in the Far North, a reportedly toxic workplace culture at the mental health unit of Invercargill's Southland Hospital and Super Rugby Pacific forming a dedicated board.
12/12/202325 minutes, 19 seconds
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The Pre-Panel with Chris Wikaira and Niki Bezzant

Today on the pre-panel, guest host Emile Donovan and panellists Chris Wikaira and Niki Bezzant discuss Dunedin's latest tourism campaign. Plus, our panellists tell us what has been on their mind this week.
12/12/202313 minutes, 51 seconds
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The Panel with Nuwanthie Samarakone and Simon Wilson (Part 2)

Today on the panel, Emile Donovan and panellists Nuwanthie Samarakone and Simon Wilson discuss a survey claiming New Zealand's classroom display some of the worst behaviour in the developed world and whether double-income-no-kid couples have an inherant advantage. Also, the mystery of the tomato lost in space.
12/11/202326 minutes, 48 seconds
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The Panel with Nuwanthie Samarakone and Simon Wilson (Part 1)

Today on the panel, Emile Donovan and panellists Nuwanthie Samarakone and Simon Wilson discuss the upcoming week in Parliament, the alarming rate of retirees withdrawing their KiwiSaver funds and the European Union agreeing on landmark rules and regulations regarding to the use of AI.
12/11/202322 minutes, 31 seconds
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The Pre-Panel with Nuwanthie Samarakone and Simon Wilson

Today on the pre-panel, guest host Emile Donovan and panellists Nuwanthie Samarakone and Simon Wilson discuss the traditional Christmas ham and critique its place on our tables. Plus, our panellists tell us what has been on their mind this week.
12/11/202314 minutes, 54 seconds
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The Pre-Panel with Jo McCaroll and Ed Amon

Today on the panel Susana and panellists Jo McCaroll and Ed Amon dig through the Friday mailbag. Plus, our panellists tell us what has been on their mind this week.
12/8/202314 minutes, 30 seconds
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The Panel with Zoe George and Phil O'Reilly (Part 2)

Today on the panel Wallace and panellists Zoe George and Phil O'Reilly ask what the future holds, especially for young people. And, NZ Rugby calls abuse of sports unacceptable and concerning" - we hear from the Wellington Rugby Referees Association. And, another instalment of Ask the Pilot.
12/7/202321 minutes, 54 seconds
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The Panel with Zoe George and Phil O'Reilly (Part 1)

Today on the panel Wallace and panellists Zoe George and Phil O'Reilly check in on how small businesses are faring, and the new survey showing nearly 80% of young New Zealander's supported the smoking ban. Plus, do you say hello to strangers when you're out and about?
12/7/202324 minutes, 10 seconds
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The Pre-Panel with Zoe George and Phil O'Reilly

Today on the panel Wallace and panellists Zoe George and Phil O'Reilly talk to a Christmas tree grower in the South Island about this year's tree sales. Plus, our panellists tell us what has been on their mind this week.
12/7/202314 minutes, 45 seconds
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The Panel with Heather Roy and Ian Taylor (Part 2)

Today on the panel Wallace and panellists Heather Roy and Ian Taylor reflect on the opening of parliament, and they discuss our council funding system amidst rates rises in multiple towns. And, the dog training club in search of new premises.
12/6/202323 minutes, 6 seconds
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The Panel with Heather Roy and Ian Taylor (Part 1)

Today on the panel Wallace and panellists Heather Roy and Ian Taylor ask how New Zealand can improve performance in education after dropping scores and what changes to the Resource Management Act could mean for freshwater. Plus, would you live in a house without internet?
12/6/202323 minutes, 39 seconds
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The Pre-Panel with Heather Roy and Ian Taylor

Today on the panel Wallace and panellists Heather Roy and Ian Taylor hear about the successful efforts to boost kiwi numbers in Coromandel. Plus, our panellists tell us what has been on their mind this week.
12/6/202314 minutes
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The Panel with Alison Mau and Liam Hehir (Part 2)

Today on the panel Alison Mau and Liam Hehir find out what's behind the shambles at Auckland Airport, and what needs to be done to fix up SH2 with ongoing closures and disruptions. And, do sleep trackers help or hinder?
12/5/202325 minutes, 19 seconds
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The Panel with Alison Mau and Liam Hehir (Part 1)

Today on the panel Anna Thomas and panellists Alison Mau and Liam Hehir discuss government books in light of the new Finance Minister's accusation. Is there any excitement for next year's planned royal visit? Plus, National Māori Action Day - unfair on the new government, or key part of democracy?
12/5/202321 minutes, 31 seconds
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The Pre-Panel with Alison Mau and Liam Hehir

Today on the panel Anna Thomas and panellists Alison Mau and Liam Hehir catch up on the definition of rizz, Oxford's word of the year. Plus, our panellists tell us what has been on their mind this week.
12/5/202314 minutes, 34 seconds
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The Panel with Sue Kedgley and Stephen Franks (Part 2)

Today on the panel Anna Thomas and panellists Sue Kedgley and Stephen Franks discuss are we losing the fun factor in our workplaces? And donor fatigue is a real thing... with so many charities, how do you decide? Also, why is New Zealand the most expensive place to build new infrastructure?
12/4/202324 minutes, 41 seconds
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The Panel with Sue Kedgley and Stephen Franks (Part 1)

Today on the panel Anna Thomas and panellists Sue Kedgley and Stephen Franks discuss the new Governments outlined plan to ban patches and gang gatherings. Plus, is our film industry losing out because we're not competitive enough?
12/4/202324 minutes, 14 seconds
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The Pre-Panel with Sue Kedgley and Stephen Franks

Today on the panel Anna Thomas is joined by panellists Sue Kedgley and Stephen Franks to discuss the importance of preserving historic buildings - are they worth the money for up keep?
12/4/202314 minutes, 49 seconds
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The Panel with Jo McCaroll and Alan McElroy (Part 2)

Today on The Panel, Wallace and panellists Jo McCaroll and Alan McElroy ask a teacher what is taught in health class in NZ schools. Plus, have you arranged your funeral wishes? And, could comedy boost our economy?
12/1/202322 minutes, 7 seconds
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The Panel with Jo McCaroll and Alan McElroy (Part 1)

Today on The Panel, Wallace and panellists Jo McCaroll and Alan McElroy discuss the new government's approach to World Health Organisation regulations. And, the clean car discount scheme about to be gone-burger. Plus, what would you put in the Toy Hall of Fame?
12/1/202324 minutes, 47 seconds
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The Pre-Panel with Jo McCaroll and Alan McElroy

Wallace and panellists Jo McCaroll and Alan McElroy look back at the week that was with the Friday mailbag. Plus, our panellists tell us what has been on their mind this week.
12/1/202314 minutes, 30 seconds
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The Panel with Penny Ashton and Garry Moore (Part 2)

Today on The Panel, Wallace and panellists Penny Ashton and Garry Moore take a look at the pay gap, and ask an environental researcher about the repeal of oil and gas exploration going into COP 28. And, the trials and tribulations of making the perfect pavlova.
11/30/202321 minutes, 53 seconds
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The Panel with Penny Ashton and Garry Moore (Part 1)

Today on The Panel, Wallace and panellists Penny Ashton and Garry Moore discuss possible changes at the Reserve Bank, and NZ's unemployment rate under the new government. They hear from a high school principal about the phone ban on National's 100-day agenda. And they ask what standard of behaviour we expect from people in public office, in light of a drunken Saturday afternoon in Wellington.
11/30/202323 minutes, 35 seconds
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The Pre-Panel with Penny Ashton and Garry Moore

Wallace and panellists Penny Ashton and Garry Moore reflect on the legacy of Henry Kissinger. Plus, our panellists tell us what has been on their mind this week.
11/30/202314 minutes, 43 seconds
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The Panel with Ali Jones and Steve McCabe (Part 2)

Today on The Panel, Wallace and panellists Ali Jones and Steve McCabe discuss what new laws will mean for local sports clubs, and they check in on progress with the Oxford Area School Observatory - the dark sky reserve flagged to bring in millions of dollars. And, listeners join us for another instalment of show and tell.
11/29/202323 minutes, 16 seconds
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The Panel with Ali Jones and Steve McCabe (Part 1)

Today on The Panel, Wallace and panellists Ali Jones and Steve McCabe ask an expert researcher about whether our smokefree legislation would have created a black market. They also hear the case for Sexuality and Relationship education guidelines to stay in place, after the new government announced their removal.
11/29/202324 minutes, 18 seconds
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The Pre-Panel with Ali Jones and Steve McCabe

Wallace and panellists Ali Jones and Steve McCabe find out about the 'giving machines' collecting donations for New Zealand charities. Plus, our panellists tell us what has been on their mind this week.
11/29/202315 minutes
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The Panel with Nicky Pellegrino and Nick Leggett (Part 2)

Today on The Panel, Wallace and panellists Nicky Pellegrino and Nick Leggett check in NZ-wool advocates following the coalition's plan to favour wool carpets. They also hear from NZ's only specialist space lawyer in light of our first space minister. And, the Te Anau toilet fee scrapped after tourists used nearby bushes.
11/28/202321 minutes, 39 seconds
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The Panel with Nicky Pellegrino and Nick Leggett (Part 1)

Today on The Panel, Wallace and panellists Nicky Pellegrino and Nick Leggett discuss comments made by Winston Peters that state-funded media organisations lack independence from the previous government. They also review the "true cost" of congestion on our roads. Finally they ask, does anyone in your family actually like Christmas cake?
11/28/202324 minutes, 19 seconds
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The Pre-Panel with Nicky Pellegrino and Nick Leggett

Wallace and panellists Nicky Pellegrino and Nick Leggett hear from an Auckland local who recently escaped quicksand. Plus, our panellists tell us what has been on their mind this week.
11/28/202314 minutes, 42 seconds
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The Panel with Alexia Russell and Chris Clarke (Part 2)

Today on The Panel, Wallace and panellists speak to a Waimarama resident disgruntled by driving on beaches calling for change, and get an analysis on the ongoing tumult of Gore District Council. And, a Plant and Food research scientist says we should eat more red fruit.
11/27/202321 minutes, 6 seconds
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The Panel with Alexia Russell and Chris Clarke (Part 1)

Today on The Panel, Wallace is joined by panellists are joined by a public health expert to discuss the scrapping of smoke-free laws to fund tax cuts, and the proposed referendum to extend the parliamentary term to four years. And, listeners share stories about their Swiss Army knives.
11/27/202323 minutes, 43 seconds
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The Pre-Panel with Alexia Russell and Chris Clarke

Wallace and panellists hear from a man who gifted a replica headstone to a family who had their baby boy's stolen. Plus, our panellists tell us what has been on their mind this week.
11/27/202315 minutes, 3 seconds
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The Panel with Ruth Money and Duane Major (Part 2)

Today on The Panel, Wallace and guests Ruth and Duane talk about the future of Auckland CBD and whether locals will cope without a soon-to-be-demolished multi-story carpark.  The panelists also discuss the role of arts reporting and whether it is drowned out by sports coverage. Plus, the week is rounded off with a chat about free pies given to workers in Taranaki which has been deemed controversial by some.
11/24/202324 minutes, 7 seconds
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The Panel with Ruth Money and Duane Major (Part 1)

Today on The Panel, Wallace is joined by panelists Ruth Money and Duane Major to discuss the new coalition government. The panelists also debate how the topic of sex was communicated to them during their school days, following news of a controversial Australian sex education book that has ruffled some feathers.
11/24/202324 minutes, 32 seconds
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The Pre-Panel with Ruth Money and Duane Major

Wallace and panelists Ruth Money and Duane Major look through this week's mailbag. They discuss rising aggression against supermarket workers, strange items found in baggage by airport customs, including Swiss Army knives, and whether New Zealand is a dog-friendly country. Plus, they tell us what's been bothering them lately.
11/24/202314 minutes, 45 seconds
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The Panel with Cindy Mitchener and Peter Field (Part 2)

Today on The Panel, Wallace and guests Cindy and Peter talk about the prospect of getting unlimited workplace leave and what they would do with more time off. The panellists also discuss a new Christmas tree on Courtenay Place in Wellington made from road cones which has got opinions jingling in the capital. Plus, with Black Friday just one day away, they dissect whether supposed sales are all they're cracked up to be or if there's something not quite right about the discounts on offer.
11/23/202323 minutes, 37 seconds
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The Panel with Cindy Mitchener and Peter Field (Part 1)

Today on The Panel, Wallace is joined by panellists Cindy Mitchener and Peter Field to discuss Auckland Council's plans to buyout 700 flood-damaged homes which has left some homeowners feeling underwhelmed. The panellists also debate whether $140,000 is too much to spend providing 'free' Subway sandwiches for workers and whether they prefer a six-inch or footlong.
11/23/202322 minutes, 56 seconds
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The Pre-Panel with Cindy Mitchener and Peter Field

Wallace and panelists Cindy Mitchener and Peter Field talk about what pilots do in the cockpit when they're not landing or taking off - whether that's just looking out the window or chatting to their co-pilots about what's going on in the world. Plus, they tell us what's been bothering them lately.
11/23/202315 minutes, 3 seconds
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The Panel with Nalini Baruch and Raj Chakraborti (Part 2)

Today on The Panel, Wallace and panelists Nalini Baruch and Raj Chakraborti talk about rural health and wellbeing across the motu, plans to remove free parking in Hamilton CBD and whether libraries are "nice to haves".
11/22/202324 minutes, 34 seconds
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The Panel with Nalini Baruch and Raj Chakraborti (Part 1)

Today on The Panel, Wallace and panelists Nalini Baruch and Raj Chakraborti discuss plans to change Petone's name to Pita-One, the rise of online gambling in schools, and a grandmother who ended up paying $3000 for a chicken sandwich.
11/22/202324 minutes, 25 seconds
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The Pre-Panel with Nalini Baruch and Raj Chakraborti

Wallace and panelists Nalini Baruch and Raj Chakraborti discuss alternatives to rampant consumerism as the Christmas shopping period approaches. Plus, they tell us what's on their mind.
11/22/202314 minutes, 53 seconds
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The Panel with Aimie Hines and Simon Pound (Part 2)

Today on The Panel, Wallace and panellists Aimie Hines and Simon Pound talk about struggles when parenting neurodiverse children, tricks for saving water, and the latest series of The Crown on Netflix.
11/21/202323 minutes, 48 seconds
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The Panel with Aimie Hines and Simon Pound (Part 1)

Today on The Panel, Wallace and panellists Aimie Hines and Simon Pound discuss how shoppers treat supermarket staff, they debate ways to solve Auckland's ongoing congestion problem and tell us all about the best gigs they've ever been to.
11/21/202325 minutes, 2 seconds
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The Pre-Panel with Aimie Hines and Simon Pound

Wallace and panellists Aimie and Simon discuss whether they've ever been divebombed by birds like walkers and cyclists in Tasman who've recently run into protective Karearea. Plus, they tell us what's on their mind.
11/21/202314 minutes, 45 seconds
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The Panel with James Elliot and Georgie Stylianou (Part 2)

Today on The Panel Wallace and panellists James Elliot and Georgie Stylianou debate Jerry Seinfeld ticket prices which have caused a reaction across the country, while they indulge in some toilet chatter about the efficiency of flushing.
11/20/202324 minutes, 16 seconds
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The Panel with James Elliot and Georgie Stylianou (Part 1)

Today on The Panel Wallace and panellists James Elliot and Georgie Stylianou debate the seemingly endless coalition talks, Auckland's congestion problem, and whether they're likely to hug, kiss or fist bump an acquaintance.
11/20/202323 minutes, 19 seconds
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The Pre-Panel with James Elliot and Georgie Stylianou

Wallace and panellists James and Georgie discuss the dangers posed to road workers by speeding vehicles throwing up rocks and stones. Plus, they tell us what's been on their mind this week.
11/20/202314 minutes, 53 seconds
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The Panel with Claire Amos and Ian Powell (Part 2)

Susana and panellists Claire Amos and Ian Powell ask why NZ'ers are migrating at record rates. Plus, they discuss the staggering increase in the number of women playing rugby in the last year, and check in with the Santa Parade celebrating 90 years.
11/17/202324 minutes, 18 seconds
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The Panel with Claire Amos and Ian Powell (Part 1)

Wallace and panellists Claire Amos and Ian Powell take a temperature test on the ongoing coalition talks, and discuss the World Health Organisation's plan to address the 'loneliness epidemic'. And - it's that time of year again, too early to bring out the Christmas decorations?
11/17/202322 minutes, 26 seconds
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The Pre-Panel with Claire Amos and Ian Powell

Susana and panellists Claire Amos and Ian Powell dig through the Friday mailbag. Plus, our panellists tell us what's been on their mind this week.
11/17/202314 minutes, 54 seconds
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The Panel with Ali Jones and Michael Moynahan (Part 2)

Wallace and panellists find out how to avoid excessive credit card surcharges. Plus, they find out what's behind and hear from a Doctor Who super fan.
11/16/202322 minutes
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The Panel with Ali Jones and Michael Moynahan (Part 1)

Wallace and panellists look at the research showing the rate of trauma deaths among New Zealand children is double that of children in Victoria, Australia. Also, they discuss the latest trends in funerals, and how much we should pay for a cup of tea at a cafe.
11/16/202323 minutes, 47 seconds
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The Pre-Panel with Ali Jones and Michael Moynahan

Wallace and panellists hear from the Southland locals banding together to buy the Waikaka pub. Plus, our panellists tell us what's been on their mind this week.
11/16/202314 minutes, 25 seconds
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The Panel with Leonie Freeman and Selwyn Manning (Part 2)

Wallace and panellists Leonie Freeman and Selwyn Manning discuss who will pay to care for us as we grow old. Plus, they discuss exploitation of migrant workers, and the wonder of the Kauri Museum.
11/15/202322 minutes, 48 seconds
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The Panel with Leonie Freeman and Selwyn Manning (Part 1)

Wallace and panellists Leonie Freeman and Selwyn Manning discuss coalition negotiations and what the sticking points could be. Also, they discuss proposed congestion charges for Auckland with an expert in road pricing.  
11/15/202323 minutes, 57 seconds
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The Pre-Panel with Leonie Freeman and Selwyn Manning

Wallace and panellists Leonie Freeman and Selwyn Manning discuss oysters and how good they are at filtering large quantities of water. Plus, our panelists tell us what they've been thinking about this week.
11/15/202314 minutes, 25 seconds
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The Panel with Verity Johnson and Conor English (Part 2)

Wallace and panellists Verity Johnson and Conor English discuss Queensland embracing the four-day work week. Plus, they discuss rising car insurance costs, and the iconic New Zealand Trotting Cup and the fashion there today.
11/14/202321 minutes, 41 seconds
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The Panel with Verity Johnson and Conor English (Part 1)

Wallace and panellists Verity Johnson and Conor English discuss the consequences of the Brynderwyns having to close for an extended period for repairs. Also, they discuss how to better protect employees when companies go bust, and what your memories are of eating brains.
11/14/202324 minutes, 55 seconds
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The Pre-Panel with Verity Johnson and Conor English

Wallace and panellists Verity Johnson and Conor English discuss the BMX World cup coming to Aotearoa next year - it will be a spectator event not to miss! Plus, our panelists tell us what they've been thinking about this week.
11/14/202314 minutes, 28 seconds
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The Panel with Nuwanthie Samarakone and Jack Yan (Part 2)

Wallace and panellists Nuwanthie Samarakone and Jack Yan discuss low enrollments in swimming classes for kids in New Zealand. Plus, they discuss the importance of big events coming to Aotearoa, and one lucky New Zealander whose car will be made into a Hotwheel diecast model.
11/13/202325 minutes, 16 seconds
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The Panel with Nuwanthie Samarakone and Jack Yan (Part 1)

Wallace and panellists Nuwanthie Samarakone and Jack Yan discuss how important it is to be enrolled with a GP and the shortage around the country. Also, they discuss animal testing in New Zealand, and when the last time you talked to a stranger was.
11/13/202324 minutes, 41 seconds
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The Pre-Panel with Nuwanthie Samarakone and Jack Yan

Wallace and panellists Nuwanthie Samarakone and Jack Yan discuss the best Christmas lights they've ever seen, and how far is too far. Plus, our panelists tell us what they've been thinking about this week.
11/13/202313 minutes, 55 seconds
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The Panel with Boopsie Maran and Peter Dunne (Part 2)

Wallace and panellists Boopsie Maran and Peter Dunne discuss the need for a Water Minister, worryied calls to action against heart disease and a new street layout being trialled in Wellington. Also, we mark the 30th birthday of one of the most iconic albums to emerge in the 1990s, Wu-Tang Clan's 'Enter the Wu-Tang (36 Chambers)'.
11/10/202323 minutes, 54 seconds
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The Panel with Boopsie Maran and Peter Dunne (Part 1)

Wallace and panellists Boopsie Maran and Peter Dunne discuss the nature of political donations, Wellington City Council voting to sell its shares in Wellington International Airport and those old family recipes you keep returning to.
11/10/202324 minutes, 21 seconds
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The Pre-Panel with Boopsie Maran and Peter Dunne

Wallace and panellists Boopsie Maran and Peter Dunne open up the Friday Mailbag and respond to your feedback and messages from the past week.
11/10/202315 minutes, 19 seconds