The Panel

The Panel

The Panel features a range of panellists from across the opinion spectrum, together with expert phone guests.

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June 18, 2021 25 min
Panellists Niki Bezzant and Alan McElroy discuss the upcoming cricket test, a possible change to Kiwisaver contribution rates, and a new study on attitudes towards the arts.
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McElroy discuss a potential new Covid-19 vaccine for New Zealand, the costs and benefits of the amendments to the Auckland Harbour Bridge, and the works of Enid Blyton.
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Niki Bezzant and Alan McElroy share what they've been thinking about lately.
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Panellists Ben Thomas and Mary-Margaret Slack discuss the vaccine rollout, a new plan for Wellington streets, and school lunches.
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The Story of the Day with Robert Kelly, plus panellists Ben Thomas and Mary-Margaret Slack share what they've been thinking about lately.
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Canterbury's schoolgirl rugby players and coaches were left feeling ignored at a recent event when Mark Mills - the boss of new rugby sponsor Miles Toyota - mentioned only male players in his opening speech.
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Panellists Cindy Mitchener and Nick Ward discuss women's rugby being sidelined at an event in Christchurch, new research on children and screens with Maria Corkin, and a new coffee shop on the brand new Lake Dunstan Cycle Trail.
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Panellists Cindy Mitchener and Nick Ward discuss the America's Cup with sailing expert Penny Whiting, the newest figures on crime being reported with HELP executive director Kathryn McPhillips, and flu vaccines with Dr Nikki Turner.
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Panellists Cindy Mitchener and Nick Ward answer today's Dear Panel letters and share what they've been thinking.
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Panellists Sue Kedgley and David Farrar discuss the Christchurch Call with University of Auckland Masters student Gabriel Ford, frustration in the whitebaiting community in Malborough with Lynette Valk, and a cool new coffee shop on the Lake Dunstan Cycle Trail.
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Panellists Sue Kedgley and David Farrar discuss the hot housing market with REINZ, romance scams on the internet with Netsafe, and the problems of emails outside of work hours.
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Producer Robert Kelly discusses generational etiquette, and panellists Sue Kedgley and David Farrar share what they've been thinking about lately.
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Panellists Dr Ella Henry and Patrick Gower discuss cyber attacks and ransoms with AUT Professor of Computer Science Dave Parry, children's dentistry with Dr Arunkumar Natarajan, berms in Auckland with volunteer mower Rick Mozessohn, and today's small business with Artist Rochelle Thomas.
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Panellists Dr Ella Henry and Patrick Gower discuss a feebate for electric vehicles, the film They Are Us, and the disbandment of a School Strike for Climate group.
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Dr Melani Anae responds to the announcement of a Government apology for the Dawn Raids, and panellists Dr Ella Henry and Patrick Gower share what they've been thinking about lately.
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Peter Field and Victoria Stewart discuss the need for New Zealanders to trust in the Covid-19 vaccine, a counter-protest against cyclists in Auckland, and the feasibility of ditching diesel and petrol cars.
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Peter Field and Victoria Stewart discuss calls for smaller classes and more teacher aides and a proposed congestion charge for Wellington.
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The Friday Mailbag and what our panellists have been thinking.
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Mark Knoff-Thomas and Julia Whaipooti discuss National MP Paul Goldsmith's colonisation comments, police finding a 3D printed gun, and tax.
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Mark Knoff-Thomas and Julia Whaipooti discuss the Restaurant Association lobbying for changes to immigration rules, the Kawerau mill closing, and holiday horror stories.
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