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The news, explained. Join Sharon Brettkelly & Emile Donovan every weekday as they make sense of the big stories with the country’s best journalists and experts.

Made possible by RNZ & NZ On Air. Produced by Newsroom. Listen on RNZ National at 6.30pm Monday-Thursday.

    Fighting over timber - the shortages hitting construction

    Fighting over timber - the shortages hitting construction

    Builders and other tradespeople have been struggling with empty shop shelves; weeks, sometimes month-long delays in delivery of essential materials and soaring costs. The issues are far from over. 

    • 22 min
    The barriers before you even get to Customs

    The barriers before you even get to Customs

    We are likely to see a total reassessment of international travel, and probably not just in the short term. Think vaccine passports and higher air fares just for starters. 

    • 22 min
    Minding the Gap on equal pay

    Minding the Gap on equal pay

    The battle for equal pay started 125 years ago and it's not over yet. A new campaign, Mind The Gap, hopes to address some of the issues. 

    • 22 min
    The lowdown on rapid antigen tests

    The lowdown on rapid antigen tests

    Rapid antigen tests have finally been approved for use in New Zealand. Critics say they're not accurate enough, but as we wave goodbye to an elimination strategy, we're going to need fast results.

    • 23 min
    Hopefully, this is NOT how it ends

    Hopefully, this is NOT how it ends

    Bio-diversity is at a crossroads - can we not just stop things getting worse, but actually make them better? 

    • 23 min
    Our throwaway society can't last forever

    Our throwaway society can't last forever

    Grab the newest model, buy the latest thing, nothing is built to last. Often if you want something repaired - it can't be. Can we change all that? 

    • 22 min

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