Newstalk ZB public
[search 0]
More

Download the App!

show episodes
 
After 33 years behind the Newstalk ZB microphone, Leighton can’t give it up completely. There were so many requests to continue his opinionated commentary that the prospect of podcasting was born. So, without restriction, Leighton will continue to serve up on everything you want to hear about and some things you don’t. Stand by to be enlightened, educated and enraged!
 
Home is where the heart is, and there’s no question that Kiwis LOVE property. Newstalk ZB’s OneRoof Radio Show is a full-house of property talk, tips and tricks. Leading industry experts join us to discuss and debate the latest in market trends, investments, DIY and much more. Step inside The OneRoof Radio Show and make yourself at home.
 
Open your mind to the world with New Zealand’s number one breakfast radio show. Without question, as New Zealand’s number one talk host, Mike Hosking sets the day’s agenda. The sharpest voice and mind in the business, Mike drives strong opinion, delivers the best talent, and always leaves you wanting more. The Mike Hosking Breakfast always cuts through and delivers the best daily on Newstalk ZB.
 
Loading …
show series
 
In the most anticipated hearing in the case in years, Britney Spears is expected to address a judge overseeing the conservatorship that has controlled the pop star's money and affairs since 2008. If Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Brenda Penny does not make a last-minute decision Wednesday to seal the proceedings, Spears' words will be heard in op…
 
New Zealanders stranded in Sydney after New Zealand quickly closed its borders to New South Wales as it deals with a growing number of Covid-19 cases are now bracing themselves for extended stays across the ditch. Last night, Covid Response Minister Chris Hipkins called a halt to the quarantine-free travel bubble arrangement with New South Wales as…
 
I’m pleasantly surprised by the decision to move to level 2. I was fully expecting the government to take Wellington straight to the usual level 3 lockdowns Auckland’s been forced into, so I find myself feeling grateful for a reasonably measured response today. What failed to surprise me though was the immediate public reaction to the news of the i…
 
On this week's podcast: We entertain two guests, Dr Muriel Newman (New Zealand Centre For Political Research), and consulting engineer Bryan Leyland. They both have plenty to say, according to their fields of expertise and neither hold back. We cover power prices, electric vehicles, the Climate Commission report, free speech (or not), politics and …
 
And another study has been released showing how important sleep is. This study from Harvard says older adults who have difficulty falling and staying asleep are at higher risk for developing dementia and early death. This comes as another study says night owls are more likely to suffer depression. So, what is the secret to a better night's sleep? S…
 
New Zealand has been relatively lucky in managing to avoid spending long periods in lockdown. Overseas, however, they tell a different story. Many kids spent most of the school year working remotely in places like the United States. This has lead to parents wanting their kids to repeat the school year, saying their children lost a year of education…
 
The Australian Medical Council is concerned Sydneysiders are too complacent about the current outbreak. New South Wales Council Chair Michael Bonning told Kate Hawkesby people who should be getting tested, aren't. “We’re not seeing that level of testing. The 60, 70 80 thousand tests a day that we were previously seeing during clusters at Christmas …
 
Quarantine free travel to and from Sydney is now paused. It remains to be seen whether Sydney itself will go into a lockdown. But it raises the question of complacency. Which we here should be very aware of too. We have, for all intents and purposes, gone back to our normal daily routines and lives, we are enjoying our freedoms, and Covid here feel…
 
You need a will when you're still young - much younger than you expect. Yes I know, none of us like thinking about death, and frankly many of us feel broke and like we don't have much to leave to loved ones, but you still should consider a will. If you have sentimental jewellery that you'd like to leave to a particular someone, a few thousand dolla…
 
Of all the things Winston said Sunday, the most intriguing was about He Puapua, the little discussion document that could. He knew nothing. It was kept from him despite the fact he was Deputy PM and running the country. That’s pretty damning for a discussion document. It’s pretty revealing for something the pm has admitted they were worried about r…
 
The government's response to the 2017 Mycoplasma bovis outbreak was poorly managed and inflicted significant and lasting trauma on farmers whose stock was culled, a University of Otago study has found. M.bovis was first detected in New Zealand in 2017, after a large number of cattle on a South Canterbury dairy herd began displaying symptoms of a no…
 
The World Health Organisation has been accused of sexism after releasing a draft report that pushed for women of "child-bearing age" to be prevented from drinking alcohol. The controversial advice was laid out in WHO's draft of its Global Alcohol Action Plan 2022-2030, which urges countries to raise awareness among the public about the risks and ha…
 
Health Minister Andrew Little says he is "extraordinarily" frustrated at the slow pace of the Government's $1.9 billion mental health package announced in 2019. It comes after revelations from the Herald of acute mental health units running at capacity, and Newshub reporting just five extra acute mental health beds have been added as a result of th…
 
Pharmac's set to change another epilepsy drug -- saying the decision is beyond its control. Current primidone supplier, Apotex, is discontinuing its supply to New Zealand in October. Pharmac has reached a provisional agreement with medicine supplier Teva - meaning 800 people could have to change brands. The drug-funding agency's now seeking feedbac…
 
New marine protection areas are being created and new trawl fishing restrictions are being introduced in Auckland's Hauraki Gulf - and have confused some recreational fishers. The changes are part of a new strategy, just announced by the Government. 18 new marine protection areas will be established -- although customary fishing will continue to be…
 
The wait will soon be over for Lorde fans - she will return to New Zealand stages for a summer tour. Lorde will embark on a tour of the country in February and March next year which includes dates in Auckland, Christchurch, Lower Hutt, Upper Moutere, Havelock North, and New Plymouth. She is playing outdoor venues fitting with the summer theme of he…
 
Big tobacco played a key role in this morning's dairy owners' march at Parliament. Dairy owners gathered on the steps of Parliament this morning to protest the Government's proposed restrictions on tobacco sales. It would include limiting the sale of cigarettes to specialist stores or pharmacies. But the postcards signed by more than 100, and given…
 
Barnaby Joyce’s toddler has attempted to gatecrash an official photograph with the Prime Minister as his father’s return as Nationals leader was rubber stamped. Mr Joyce travelled to Government House in Canberra for an official swearing-in ceremony on Tuesday, where his return to the deputy prime ministership was confirmed by Governor-General David…
 
The UK government looks likely to ban elephants from zoo's and safari parks. They are set to introduce a law that would make it illegal to replace elephants when the old ones have died. The move has support from New Zealand's SPCA. Dr Arnja Dale, the SPCA's chief scientific officer, told Heather du Plessis-Allan that the move is "excellent". "There…
 
If you want a perfect example of suits in Wellington turning up on the farm with no idea, just have a look at the study into how badly the bureaucrats treated farmers and money during the bovis eradication programme. The University of Otago researchers who did this study reckon they had farmers breaking down when they turned up to talk about their …
 
The government's agreed to add debt-to-income lending restrictions to the Reserve Bank's bag of tricks. They haven't been introduced, but the prospect is making property investors AND first-home buyers nervous. Enable.Me's Hannah McQueen has been speaking to Jack Tame about the impact they may have. LISTEN ABOVE government have been discussing debt…
 
Karyn Rachtman is a name you may not know - but she is one the most influential people in Hollywood. She's one of the movie industry’s top music supervisors, working on classic movies like Pulp Fiction, Clueless, Boogie Nights, Reservoir Dogs and Moulin Rouge. In fact, she's supervised or produced albums that have sold more than 75 million copies w…
 
A coronavirus infection created disruption for two teams at the European Championship on Monday after a positive test for Scotland midfielder Billy Gilmour also led to two England players having to self-isolate. Midfielder Mason Mount and left back Ben Chilwell were deemed by English health authorities to have had "interaction" with Gilmour during …
 
Weighing children at school is not seen in this country as the answer to childhood obesity. Schools in England have resumed weighing primary school pupils in order to highlight the risk of childhood obesity. But Auckland Primary Principals' Association President Stephen Lethbridge doubts Kiwi schools will follow suit. He told Mike Hosking primary s…
 
I see the Medical Council are saying it’ll sack any doctor spreading misinformation about the Covid vaccine. According to the Council, doctors have “an ethical and professional obligation to protect and promote the health of patients and the public, and to participate in broader-based community health efforts”, according to one report. The Council …
 
A halfback long on the All Blacks selection shortlist has cracked the squad. Finlay Christie is one of four maiden picks in the 36-man group for tests against Tonga and Fiji. He joins prop Ethan de Groot, loose forward Ethan Blackadder and midfielder Quinn Tupaea. Coach Ian Foster says Christie's work for the Blues impressed in Super Rugby. “He’s g…
 
Cure Kids say vaccinating against Covid-19 in schools is the way to go. Rolling-out the Pfizer jab to 12 to 15-year-olds is provisionally approved by Medsafe and is waiting for the tick of approval from Cabinet. The Prime Minister says schools should play an important role in delivering the vaccine. Cure Kids chief executive Frances Benge told Kate…
 
Aotearoa New Zealand is providing additional support to Fiji to mitigate the effects of the current COVID-19 outbreak on vulnerable households, Foreign Minister Hon Nanaia Mahuta announced. “Recognising the increasingly challenging situation in Fiji, Aotearoa will provide an additional package of assistance to support the Government of Fiji and Fij…
 
Former Olympic weightlifter Tracey Lambrechs believes two gold medals should be awarded should New Zealand's transgender weightlifter Laurel Hubbard win her category at the Tokyo Olympics. Hubbard was today named in the New Zealand Olympic team for Tokyo, meaning she'll become the first transgender athlete to ever compete at an Olympics. Lambrechs …
 
A report has found just five extra acute beds have been added to our mental health system since 2019. The Government announced 1.9 billion dollars as part of its 2019 Budget, with $235 million allocated to building mental health and addiction facilities. Nearly all of it has been committed, but how much has been spent is a mystery. Mental Health Fo…
 
Parents are being urged to talk to their children about receiving the Covid jab amid confirmation schools will be used to vaccinate teens aged 12-15. Principals and the Children's Commissioner have thrown their support behind the rollout plan to ensure 265,000 teenagers join the rest of the population in being vaccinated. Schools are now tipped to …
 
Loading …

Quick Reference Guide

Copyright 2021 | Sitemap | Privacy Policy | Terms of Service
Google login Twitter login Classic login