The Hits 3pm Pick Up

The Hits 3pm Pick Up

At 3pm our lives get hectic. Kids need to be picked up, their big news digested, then it’s what’s for dinner? To get you through, we have The Hits 3pm Pick Up hosted by Megan Papas who brings her vibrant and bubbly energy to brighten your afternoon. Catch-up here on the moments you’ve missed.

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September 30, 2022 14 min
Lots of feels and chat, with Megan's final show for a while, as she heads off on maternity leave - and Estelle has a surprise planned, taking over the show, and bringing in Megan's hubby Andrew. Estelle lists the reasons Megan needs to go on leave (like, messaging more celebs than ever), and Laura McGoldrick has advice on Baby Number 2. Enjoy the show, and we'll hear Megan back on the show in Feb. Enjoy!

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We know Robyn Malcolm from 'Outragous Fortune', but she opened up with the document 'You, Me and Anxiety'. It's a weird thing to say, but it's a great watch, as Robyn talks about dealing with anxiety, and even interviews Todd Muller, former Leader of the National Party, who shared his story of dealing with anxiety. It's a very special chat for Mental Health Awareness Week, we hope you enjoy.

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Lots to listen to in this ep. Robyn Malcolm, from 'Outrageous Fortune' chats about her doco 'You, Me and Anxiety'. First, though, we dive into this week's entertainment news with 'The Inconsequential News Quiz' - what celeb had a tattoo of their husband's name removed? Which singer is announcing NZ tour dates? Will Estelle nail this quiz? Listen to find out! 

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September 28, 2022 10 min
Megan is 37-weeks pregnant, she can't bend over, so she wants her husband to shave her legs. That lead to today's question: 'What has your partner helped you do?'

The texts we get show how much love people have for their partner, 'cause they do some icky stuff! Messaging Celebs: Megan is a shocker for this, and she 'fesses up about yet another celeb message incident. Estelle reckons this message is *almost*...

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September 27, 2022 7 min
In the news, people were a little upset a Supermarket put out Christmas Chocolates in September...however, Megan loves Christmas, and was searching for other Christmas Crazies, Festive Fanatics, and Santa Super Fans.  Matthew calls in, and his mum's Christmas Decorations make him say 'what the hell!?'

Then, Superbowl 2023 has announced Rhianna will perform, and Megan deep dives into Superbowl Halftime Show History. Cal...

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September 23, 2022 6 min
Ahead of the long weekend, check out 'What To Watch', including a comedy that's scored 100% on Rotten Tomatoes.

We giveaway our last Baby Bunting prize, with a game of 'Famous Babies' - our caller today sets a cracking pace in the game, and there's one answer we can't believe she managed to pull out. Spitgate - did Harry Styles do it? His partner, Olivia Wilde, addresses this rumour.

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September 22, 2022 7 min
Megan is joined by Laura McGoldrick for the Inconsequential News Quiz - from genderless skincare to the celeb hiring a pet detective, who is doing what? 

Megan is pregnant, and having a week Baby Challenges, thanks to Baby Bunting - today, it's a song challenge, can you name these tracks as fast as our players? Finally, Megan reveals an Insta scam with a royal claim - you have to hear just how crazy this is!

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We're joined by special guest Victoria from Early Parenting, (she's a good friend of Megan), and she shares awesome on that big Daylight Saving problem: how to get babies and little kids to change their sleep patterns when that clock changes for Daylight Saving. Yes - there is a way to do it!

Megan is 35-weeks pregnant, and she's been giving away Baby Shower prizes thanks to Baby Bunting. Today's challenge: can you ...

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September 20, 2022 9 min
We have fun and feels for you - first, some fun, with the Nappy Baby Challenge. Megan is 36-weeks pregnant, and has prizes thanks to Baby Bunting. Who will win the Blindfold Nappy Changing challenge? 

The Queen's funeral was amazing, and the guys share highlights, especially the great-grandchildren and the corgis. After that, Megan's bad habit of messaging celebs actually pays off! Megan and Estelle chat to Spankie Jackzon...

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September 19, 2022 6 min
Megan is pregnant with her second child, and opens up about the challenges - she's found it harder than the first time round, but to spread the love, she has 'The Baby Name Game' - sounds simple, but can Fiona handle the pressure?

Then, Megan catches up with resident Royalist Laura McGoldrick from the Hits Drive show, to talk about coverage of the Queen's Funeral. Lots of great chat in this episode, enjoy!

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September 16, 2022 14 min
Some people are scared of ghosts. Others have a fear of flying. Megan discovers Estelle has a pedicure phobia.  There's a girls catch up that Estelle might miss out on, 'cos she has ghosted her friends when they've talked about getting a peddy, so the chat is about how to get over this.

Your weekend viewing is sorted with 'Screentime', looking at Mike McRoberts emo doco 'Kia Ora, Good Evening', about his...

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Is Megan a bad mum, because she got her nails done while her son was getting vaccination jabs? The guys discuss this topic, and ways mum can be more guilt free (let's face it, mums do so much - mums, cut yourselves some slack!).

We cross over with one of our Breakfast Shows, Jono and Ben, who are trying to set a world record drinking Traffic Light softdrinks...and it seems these guys can't hold their non-alcohol. Inconsequen...

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September 14, 2022 9 min
Estelle's daughter, Ava, is going straight to the top: she's talking to Santa about Christmas Gifts, after he bought Ava a trampline last year. So, Estelle needs Santa to kind of make his gifts a little less epic.

Then, it's a whole lot of Royal Chat - first, King Charles III, proving the pen is mightier than the sword - or, at least, more annoying. Then we chat about famous siblings, as the sister of 'Royals' s...

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Imagine two tough female detectives shining a light into the eyes of a suspect in police custody...that's kind of what happens in this episode. Megan's husband, Andrew Papas, a super-talented singer and actor, has a new single, and he wants Megan to play it. However, he has to 'Face the Music To Play The Music', with some of the toughest questions you're going to hear. For example: 'have you kissed anyone el...

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Drama! Megan's husband, Andrew, was in the group Titanium. He has a new single and wants it played on the radio. Megan has seized this as an opportunity to make Andrew work for it - so, this week he'll have to Face the Music to Play His Music. In the words of Megan herself 'this is a chance to really make him squirm'. We're opened it up to you, the audience, to create some tricky questions...enjoy the podcast as...

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As the news of Queen Elizabeth the II's passing spreads around the world, we look at how the Queen was remembered by Kiwi's, from Dame Kiri Te Kanawa to our own kids. Jack Mabire from TVNZ News joins us, before he heads to the UK for extended coverage of the Queen's passing. Then, we have a special guest: Fran Kora, with a song for Waiata Anthems Week, which you can hear in full. A special episode for a historic day, we...

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September 8, 2022 7 min
Lots of chat today, as the guys discuss iphone hacks to find cheaters, and Harry Styles Spitgate (ick).

We start with the Inconsequential News Quiz, as Megan tests how much of this weeks entertainment gossip Estelle knows. That's followed by an iPhone Hack you can use to see who your significant other has been texting - and Megan really wants to catch a cheater! Down the episode and enjoy!

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September 8, 2022 6 min

Megan and Estelle are joined by Simone Fernandes chatting about her new book When Sex Is Not Enough. They also discuss the whole 'SPITEGATE' saga at the Venice Film Festival between Harry Styles and Chris Pine. Enjoy!

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On today's episode Estelle reveals what her husband Gibby called his bottle and her daughter Ava is shocked! We asked you what your weird name was and it shocked us. Plus the girls chat about the interview Britney Spears son, Jayden did referring to his mothers conservatorship. Have a listen!

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We've got a great ep for you, starting with a quick look at Waiata Anthems, then dive into a topic that's way too funny - when your kid straight up says 'I haven't had cake!'. Not funny for Estelle tho, as it was her daughter Ava, and they were at Megan's house...then, we hear some highlights from the 6-hour Foo Fighters Tribute to Taylor Hawkins. Not gonna lie, some big feels in there - enjoy.

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