The Weekend Collective

The Weekend Collective

The Weekend Collective on Newstalk ZB is an intelligent and fun take on the life you live and what you love. From Barrister to singer to recording artist and concert producer, including performing the national anthem for the All Blacks, you name it, Tim Beveridge has done it. Joined by a range of special expert guests throughout the afternoon, The Weekend Collective will cover off the issues of the week, politics, parenting, finance, wellness and property.

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June 17, 2024 35 mins

Chris Di Leva from Harbour Asset Management joins the Weekend Collective to discuss the world of bond markets - and if they make for a safe investment.

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Psychotherapist Kyle MacDonald joins the Weekend Collective to discuss the rise in diagnosing adult ADHD.

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This week on Politics Central, Otago University international relations expert Robert Patman discusses whether peace in Ukraine is possible as world leaders gather in Switzerland to try and build support for Ukraine’s peace proposals - and if Putin's 'unrealistic' offer is cause for hope.

Later, Minister for Workplace Relations and Safety, Brooke van Velden, talks about the Government's announcement of a roadshow consultation on w...

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Russian President Vladimir Putin's demands for a ceasefire have been rejected by European leaders at a Ukraine summit.

The leaders of Italy and Germany have lambasted Putin's proposals, which included Ukraine handing over more territory to Russia.

It comes as world leaders meet in Switzerland to discuss ending the conflict.

New Zealand foreign affairs expert professor Robert Patman says Putin wants the invasion to be internation...

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What's anxiety and what is an anxiety disorder? Expert Dougal Sutherland joins the Weekend Collective to discuss whether stress and anxiety are pivotal to growth and maturity as a child.

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Property commentators seem to think that housing market is back in a slump - so how long will we be in this slump, and who's to blame?

Helen O'Sullivan from Valocity Global joins the Weekend Collective to give her take.

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The government is scrapping lower road speed limits by July 2025, as we go up to 120km, new laws to allow Australian workers to ignore calls outside work hours could be introduced, so should NZ adopt the same rule, and is tasering a pitch invader at a sports game too far or does it send the right message to potential trouble makers. Join me, Jo McCarroll & Mark Crysell as we wrap the week o...

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This week on Politics Central, Minister Shane Jones has confirmed the Government will lift the ban on oil and gas exploration, as he believes New Zealand's natural gas reserves were declining and sustainable sources like wind, solar and hydro were too inconsistent.

Later, Mental Health Minister Matt Doocey joined in to discuss the significance of Men's Health Week.

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Men’s Health Week is set to run from June 10-16, encouraging men to get on top of their wellbeing – both physical and mental.

New Zealand still has one of the highest rates of youth suicide in the developed world, and many are suffering from some strain of mental distress.

Mental Health Minister Matt Doocey joined the Weekend Collective to discuss.

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Shane Jones says oil and gas exploration is necessary to deal with energy security issues, as natural gas reserves rapidly decline.

The Government is reversing the oil and gas exploration ban, beyond onshore Taranaki.

It comes after around 20,000 people marched in Central Auckland yesterday, to protest the Fast Track Approvals Bill.

Resources Minister Shane Jones says about 20 percent of all our energy needs are related to gas.

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In a world where kids have access to everything, how often do you adhere to parental guidance when watching mature content with your kids? Kathryn Berkett from Engage Training joins the Weekend Collective to discuss.

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As unemployment rises, commentators fear that this may be scaring off first-home buyers. Do job prospects affect the buyer markets? Debbie Prentice from The Property Apprentice joins the Weekend Collective to discuss.

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Today on the Panel, Tim Beveridge was joined by Niva Retimanu and Pete Wolfkamp to discuss this week’s most interesting stories. 

On the agenda this week was Transport Minister Simeon Brown's $4 billion national fund to fix the potholes, Lotto reaching $50 million, and the Australian Idol winner dividing State of Origin fans over his unique rendition of the national anthem. 57-year-old Mike Tyson is taking on Yo...

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This week on Politics Central, Otago University's Robert Patman shares his thoughts on the implications of Donald Trump's guilty verdict - and what it means for the upcoming US election.

Later, ACT's David Seymour discusses last week's 2024 Budget - and weighs in on Te Pati Māori calling for their own Government.

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Associate Health Minister David Seymour believes the Government can justify spending more on cancer medication.

Finance Minister Nicola Willis has vowed they will deliver on spending $280 million on 13 new drugs - an election campaign promise they weren't able to deliver in the Budget.

She told TVNZ's Q&A that an announcement on the drugs is coming very soon.

But Mr Seymour says they have to figure out how to spend more whil...

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There's fears of further polarisation in the US regardless of whether Donald Trump wins the election.

The former President's been convicted on all 34 counts of falsifying business records before the 2016 election.

He also faces further legal battles, including his handling of classified documents and his role in the Capitol Hill riots.

Otago University professor Robert Patman fears violence may be possible.

"Either because Mr T...

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Can parents take their enthusiasm for children's sports too far? Expert John Cowan joins the Weekend Collective to discuss the best ways to behave on the sidelines. 

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With the budget being released on Thursday, expert Ashley Church joined the Weekend Collective to discuss what this means for the housing market - and if it changed anything for potential buyers?

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Today on the Panel Tim Beveridge was joined by Mark Crysell and Brigitte Morton to dig into the biggest and best topics of the week. 

On today’s agenda:  

Over 75% of people are regularly using Emojis in the workplace, but some people don't understand them. Iconic Auckland department store Smith & Caughey’s is set to close, and Donald Trump was found guilty of all 34 charges in his hush money t...

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Financial author Amanda Morrell joined the show to discuss the changing goalposts from inflation in what makes people wealthy. So what does it mean to be wealthy and would you really want to be?

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