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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!
 
It's back! BYC, New Zealand's most celebrated and feared specialty cricket podcast, has strapped on the pads for another season. Join Jason Hoyte, Paul Ford, Dylan Cleaver and a range of dubious guests for those unmistakable sounds and smells of summer. Join us for such cutting-edge debates as "What's sexier, a well-oiled Duncan Fearnley Magnum or a Polyarmoured Slazenger V12?"
 
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.
 
Radio Sport's Louis Herman-Watt and Mitch Powell tackle the important issues of the last seven days with a distinctly entitled millennial spin. Every so often joined by a guest to actually enlighten the masses, each week Louis and Mitch are Stoked on something new
 
This is mildly amusing banter at its mild amusing best! We’re Jono Pryor and Ben Boyce, two best mates who started their work marriage a decade ago in a quest to become a hotter kiwi duo than a mince and cheese in a scalding service station pie! While we aren't there yet, you can catch us weekdays on The Hits breakfast to talk about our life misadventures, big interviews, fun games and plenty of LOLs. OK, we can’t promise LOLs but hopefully you stopped reading after we said LOLs the first time.
 
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.
 
From the NZ Herald newsroom comes A Moment in Crime - a podcast delving into some of New Zealand’s biggest cases. Anna Leask has been a crime and justice reporter at the Herald for more than a decade. Each month she'll take you inside some of our most infamous incidents, notorious offenders and behind the scenes of high profile trials and events to show you what’s really happening in your backyard.
 
The disappearance of Amber-Lee Cruickshank 25 years ago is one of New Zealand's most baffling missing person investigations. This six-part New Zealand Herald series provides an indepth look at the cold case and Amber-Lee's mother's ceaseless quest to bring her daughter home.
 
Survivor Radio, hosted by Matt Chisholm and Estelle Clifford, airs Monday 6-7pm on The Hits. They chat everything about the episode the night before – including exclusive interviews with the eliminated contestants! Don’t miss Survivor New Zealand, on TVNZ 2, 7pm Sundays.
 
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NZ Herald owner NZME exceeded its guidance for the year to December 31 clocking up operating earnings of $67.3 million and signalling a return to dividends. The media company had forecast operating ebitda of $63m-$66m including $8.6m accessed from Government Covid-19 wage subsidies. Today it reported a statutory net profit of $14.2m compared to a n…
 
If you were gathering evidence that the Blues could be the real deal in 2021, their 31-16 season-opening victory over the Hurricanes would make a strong start to the prosecution's case. A conviction may still be ways away, but by toppling the hosts in Wellington, and doing so with a dominant set-piece performance, savvy discipline and strong defenc…
 
New Zealand boxing heavyweight Joseph Parker has claimed a unanimous points victory over countryman Junior Fa but the boxing world has erupted over crazy scores. The former WBO titleholder was expected to claim the victory over the undefeated Fa but amid countless clinches and a largely even match, many believed it would head right down to the wire…
 
Joseph Parker remains king of the New Zealand heavyweights and on track to push towards the best fighters in the world division after securing a unanimous decision victory over Junior Fa. Fa, a 6-1 underdog, defied predictions of a knockout by lasting the distance with former amateur foe Parker, more than holding his own over the course of the 12 r…
 
Finance Minister Grant Robertson says "the Reserve Bank is now required to consider housing" when making monetary and financial policy decisions. Changes have been made to the Bank's Monetary Policy Committee's remit requiring it to take into account government policy relating to more sustainable house prices, while working towards its objectives. …
 
A mammoth return-trip, criss-crossing the Tasman Sea, today for the Royal Australian Air Force. They'll be flying from Sydney to Masterton - and back - to take part in this year's Wings Over Wairarapa. Because of Covid-19, the crew will have to stay in the plane the whole time. That means a round-trip of almost five thousand kilometres. Squadron Le…
 
Green MP Ricardo Menéndez March's partner's visa has been given the green tick by Immigration New Zealand. After National MPs raised questions at a parliamentary select committee about whether it had been approved immigration officials double-checked they were right to approve it. Head of Immigration Greg Patchell viewed the file and confirmed the …
 
Migration won't likely return to pre-Covid levels when the borders reopen. Immigration Minister Kris Faafoi is telling businesses who've relied on migrant workers in the past to have a re-think. The Government wants to prioritise upskilling New Zealanders. Apples and Pears' Allan Pollard told Heather Du Plessis-Allan he doesn't expect this to impac…
 
Our latest Covid-19 community case worked at KFC Botany when they were potentially infectious. The person's a household contact of our latest three positive cases, and returned to positive test in quarantine. They could've been infectious when they working at the KFC store between 3.30pm on Monday and 12.30am the following day. Customers who used t…
 
Auckland's ageing Harbour Bridge can't take any more strengthening and traffic will need to be restricted in order to maintain its "structural integrity". Waka Kotahi says the bridge has previously been strengthened several times but it is not possible to do it again due to the weight of the steel that would need to be added. Instead, "active traff…
 
Looks like we finally have confirmation that even when the borders are open again, migrants will not be coming back here to work like they used to. Immigration Minister Kris Faafoi has pretty much told employers struggling without offshore owners while our borders are closed that this is not temporary, this will go on. I’m sure there will be plenty…
 
The Government has announced the four life-shortening conditions that will allow people impacted by them early access to their KiwiSaver funds. Anyone with Down syndrome, cerebral palsy, Huntington's disease or fetal alcohol spectrum disorder will from March now be able to access their funds earlier than 65 as life expectancy is lower than other pe…
 
Sky TV and NZ Rugby have inked a deal for Super Rugby Aotearoa 2021 matches to stream in more than 100 countries via Sky's RugbyPass service - including top-tier rugby nations the UK, Ireland and France for the first time. Weekly passes, featuring two live games every weekend, plus highlights and condensed games, will be available. RugbyPass' servi…
 
News will be back in Australians’ Facebook feeds from Friday, Treasurer Josh Frydenberg has said. Speaking to 2GB radio station after the federal government’s contentious media bargaining code passed into law, Mr Frydenberg said the social media giant told him it would reinstate news content on the platform. Asked when news will be back on the site…
 
The new age of medical supply delivery is here. Across the ditch in Australia, a company called Swoop Aero has signed a deal with the chemist company TerryWhite Chemmart to do medical deliveries via drone. Their drones can deliver within a 130 kilometre range, saving dozens of hours of travel and wait time for patients. The New Zealand operations m…
 
Excitement is building as boxing rivals Parker and Fa prepare to step into the ring for what has been billed as one of the biggest events in New Zealand boxing history.Fight night is tomorrow at Auckland's Spark Arena with tickets selling fast for the much-anticipated event.Yesterday, promoter David Higgins said about 80 per cent of the tickets hav…
 
Auckland's Papatoetoe Covid cluster has dented business confidence, and taken a massive slice out of businesses' bottom lines. New figures from Paymark show the main five days of the outbreak have cost retailers about $50 million dollars. Most of that lost spending was in Auckland, where Alert Level Three restrictions forced all cafes, restaurants …
 
At the end of each week, Mike Hosking takes you through the big-ticket items and lets you know what he makes of it all. Covid-19 Vaccine Rollout. 9/10. "First for the country this week. Is it light at the end of the tunnel? Or maybe the start of the end?" Britain and Israel's Rollout. 8/10. "They are the guiding lights. If you want to see where we …
 
Johnson & Johnson’s single-dose vaccine offers strong protection against severe COVID-19, according to an analysis released Wednesday by U.S. regulators that sets the stage for a final decision on a new and easier-to-use shot to help tame the pandemic. The long-anticipated shot could offer the nation a third vaccine option and help speed vaccinatio…
 
I don’t get the big deal about Gwyneth Paltrow’s blog about her what she’s taking to combat some long term effects she’s suffering from having Covid. Apparently it left her fatigued and feeling blah, so she turned to an alternative ‘functional medicine practitioner’. Well of course she did, she’s Gwyneth Paltrow. She also sells candles that smell l…
 
Quick suggestion, why don’t we just ask Adrian Orr to be the Finance Minister? Grant Robertson seems to have given up. The latest "Robertson to Orr" letter asks the Reserve Bank to take housing into account when they make their various statements and announcements. That on top of inflation and employment. The Reserve Bank used to have a sweet job. …
 
The Auditor-General is launching an enquiry into emergency housing grants, after paying up to $3000 per week for private rentals. From November 2017 until June last year, the Ministry of Social Development paid more than $38 million to landlords and property managers. The grant is meant to be a short-term solution for seven days while a permanent h…
 
More support could be on the way for the tourism regions most affected by the closure of international borders. New figures show tourism spending in Otago dropped by almost a quarter last year, while many tourism businesses in Fox Glacier are operating at 20 percent normal capacity. Finance Minister Grant Robertson says the Government is looking at…
 
Simon Bridges has continued to dominate headlines this week. Earlier this week, the National MP hit headlines for calling Police Commissioner Andrew Coster 'woke'. They faced each other in today's Justice Select Committee's annual review of New Zealand Police. Bridges read an email he'd received from one officer, which says they feel frustrated at …
 
I was slightly disturbed at reportage that Judith Collins was trying to bring Simon bridges into line over his Coster ‘wokester’ comments I hope it’s not true, because what this country needs - all countries need - is strong opposition. Not opposition for opposition’s sake, but well thought through critique. The trick to good opposition is not just…
 
A2 Milk's share price dropped sharply after the company reported a drop in first half earnings. By late morning, the stock was down $1.97 or 17.7 per cent at $9.16. The company earlier said its net profit dropped by 35 per cent to $120m in the first half due to Covid-19 disruption in the unofficial daigou trade into China, and the flow-on impact of…
 
Finance Minister Grant Robertson says "the Reserve Bank is now required to consider housing" when making monetary and financial policy decisions. Changes have been made to the Bank's Monetary Policy Committee's remit requiring it to take into account government policy relating to more sustainable house prices, while working towards its objectives. …
 
Air New Zealand has revealed a $72 million net loss for the six months to December 31 as it remains pinned down by travel restrictions in response to Covid-19. The result follows a $454m loss for the 2019 financial year, which included a $338m write-down to the value of its long-haul fleet, and a $101m profit for the same six-month period a year ag…
 
A court in China has ordered a man to pay thousands of dollars in compensation to his former wife for housework she shouldered during their five-year marriage, in a landmark divorce ruling that has sparked discussion in the country over the value of unpaid domestic duties. Wang, a homemaker, demanded restitution equivalent to US$24,700 from her hus…
 
Senior National MP Simon Bridges clashed with Police Commissioner Andy Coster this morning, accusing him not doing enough about gangs in New Zealand. Coster, however, did not roll over and launched a firm defence of Police when pushing back on Bridges' assertions. Speaking to media after fronting to the Justice Select Committee this morning, Coster…
 
Three Australian states are now requiring New Zealanders travelling into their country to undergo a mandatory stay in quarantine. New South Wales, Victoria and Queensland have reimposed Covid restrictions for Kiwis flying into the eastern states following the Valentine's Day community outbreak, which stands at 11 cases. Auckland has been officially…
 
Far more New Zealanders could be soon be getting fluoride in their drinking water - but mayors seem divided on the move. The Government is expected to shift the decision over whether to fluoridate water from city and district councils to district health boards. It could mean about 85 percent of the country having fluoride in water supplies, compare…
 
A simple mix-up appears to be at the centre of a short-lived stoush between City Kickboxing and New Zealand Rugby. The gym's co-founder and trainer Eugene Bareman, who trains six UFC fighters including middleweight champion Israel Adesanya at City Kickboxing in Auckland, revealed the UFC had been contacted over trademark issues around the use of th…
 
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