Simon Barnett & James Daniels Afternoons

Simon Barnett & James Daniels Afternoons

Join Simon Barnett and James Daniels to discuss and debate the issues that matter most to New Zealanders. From the world stage to here at home, with the latest in news and views, you will always be in the know with Si and James.

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October 28, 2021 15 min
Dr Anthony Jordan is the Northern Region Health Coordination Centre’s clinical director and one of only two Maori immunologists in Aotearoa. 
His motivation working with the vaccination programme is ensuring equal access for all Māori to both the vaccine and to informed korero about why getting vaccinated is the best way to protect whanau and the community from COVID-19.
He joined Tyler Adams (in for Simon Barnett today) and James Da...
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Gareth Abdinor is an Employment Lawyer and Partner with Malley & Co solicitors.
He regularly joins Simon Barnett and James Daniels to answer listeners' employment related questions.
Tyler Adam's was in for Si today as they discussed Kiwisaver contributions, company cars and the wage subsidy among other things.
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Radius Care founder and chairman Brien Cree joined Simon Barnett and James Daniels on why he's decided to go against Ministry of Health guidelines and allow visitors into rest homes for residents' mental health.
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Otago University epidemiologist Professor Michael Baker joined Simon Barnett and James Daniels to discuss the Government's press conference from this morning and the traffic light system.
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October 21, 2021 14 min
Patrick Gower is one of our most recognised and popular TV personalities.  
After writing for the NZ Herald, he began a five year run as TV3's political editor in 2012, forging a reputation for his hard-nosed style.  
Along the way he covered many high profile stories from Parliament. He also achieved web fame when a 16-second long ‘thug life’ musical parody went viral in 2014.  
After returning to Three as 'National Correspon...
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Niki Bezzant is an award-winning writer, speaker, commentator, and Health Editor for Woman Magazine.  
She’s made a successful career from her passion for food, health, nutrition, and wellbeing.  
Every second Wednesday Niki will be taking your questions and calls on everything nutrition, food, and health.
This week we had some great questions on coconut oil, sports training and the One Meal A Day Diet.
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Property commentator Ashley Church joined Simon Barnett and James Daniels on National and Labour joining forces on the Housing Supply Bill, which will see as many as 105,500 homes built in a decade.
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Auckland University vaccinologist Helen Petousis-Harris joined Simon Barnett and James Daniels to discuss Super Saturday, where the Prime Minister is hoping that 100,000 people will get vaccinated.
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October 14, 2021 15 min
Sir Ian Taylor became a household name as a television presenter in the 1980’s notably for TV series 'Spot On'
He founded Taylormade Media in 1989 as a television production company, before establishing Animation Research Limited the following year.  
Animation Research quickly became one of the top computer animation companies in New Zealand and known internationally for its work, particularly in television advertising and s...
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Dr Anthony Jordan is the Northern Region Health Coordination Centre’s clinical director and one of only two Maori immunologists in Aotearoa. 
His motivation working with the vaccination programme is ensuring equal access for all Māori to both the vaccine and to informed korero about why getting vaccinated is the best way to protect whanau and the community from COVID-19.
He joined Simon Barnett and James Daniels to answer listeners q...
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Health Minister Andrew Little joined Simon Barnett & James Daniels to discuss the health system's ability to cope with Covid and home isolation for positive cases as cases are expected to double in the next fortnight.
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Gull general manager Dave Bodger joined Simon Barnett and James Daniels to discuss why New Zealand fuel prices are now at a record high, with fuel price tracking app Gaspy noting the national average price for 91 octane petrol currently sits at $2.39.
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Gareth Abdinor is an Employment Lawyer and Partner with Malley & Co solicitors.
He regularly joins Simon Barnett and James Daniels to answer all listeners' employment related questions.
Today, he joined the show to answer questions about being split into seperate work bubbles, mandatory vaccinations and medicinal cannabis at work, among other things.
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A curious case before the Court Of Appeal has seen a Christchurch engineer fail to get half the sale proceeds of his ex-wife’s veterinary clinic.
Kirsten and Shaune​ Wylie started living together in 2005 and married in March 2008. Their marrage lasted seven years.
They both had assets and business interests of their own and had signed an agreement contracting out of the Property (Relationships) Act 1976.
Divorce Lawyer Jeremy Sutton o...
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Professional golfer Michael Hendry rang Simon Barnett and James Daniels to offer some of his suggestions for MIQ after Sir Ian Taylor's plan for MIQ was approved by the Government.
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October 7, 2021 13 min
Kiwi William Trubridge is one of the world’s greatest free diving talents and certainly one of this country’s finest international athletes. 
He has 18 world records to his name, as well as being a five-time world free diving champion. He was the first person to dive unaided, that’s without fins, to 100m. 
In January, he became a member of the New Zealand Order of Merit for services to free diving. 
He was Simon Barnett and James Dani...
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Otago University Associate Professor of Immunology James Usher joined Simon Barnett and James Daniels to explain how rapid antigen testing works compared to other methods of testing like PCR and saliva testing.
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Niki Bezzant is an award-winning writer, speaker, commentator, and Health Editor for Woman Magazine.  
She’s made a successful career from her passion for food, health, nutrition, and wellbeing.  
Every second Wednesday Niki will be taking your questions and calls on everything nutrition, food, and health.
This week we had some great questions on getting back into fitness after a back injury, sugars, fruit and alcohol consumption.  
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Senior Mongrel Mob spokesperson Louise Hutchinson spoke to Simon Barnett and James Daniels about Sonny Fatupaitu, the head of the Mongrel Mob's Waikato chapter, being granted a border exemption to cross into Auckland.
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The Reserve Bank's throwing a bit of cold water on the economy.
It's increased the Official Cash Rate to 0.5 per cent, the first change in more than 18 months.
Cameron Bagrie from Bagrie Economics told Simon Barnett and James Daniels it's made the change because we're at near full employment, inflation's heading towards four per cent, and there's a booming property market.
“What the Reserve Bank is saying at th...
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