7 episodes

In a world of 24-hour news accessible at the touch of a phone, it can be hard staying in the loop and following an ever-changing news cycle. That's why every Friday morning, NZ Herald journalists Rosie Gordon and Katie Harris will take an in-depth look at the headlines from the week that matter to young New Zealanders, featuring interviews with journalists and newsmakers to break down the key facts and get to heart of what you need to know.

In the Loop NZME

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    • 5.0 • 19 Ratings

In a world of 24-hour news accessible at the touch of a phone, it can be hard staying in the loop and following an ever-changing news cycle. That's why every Friday morning, NZ Herald journalists Rosie Gordon and Katie Harris will take an in-depth look at the headlines from the week that matter to young New Zealanders, featuring interviews with journalists and newsmakers to break down the key facts and get to heart of what you need to know.

    Episode 6: What the hell just happened with National's leadership?

    Episode 6: What the hell just happened with National's leadership?

    The original plan for this week's episode of In the Loop was thrown out the window when former National Party leader Judith Collins sent a bombshell email late on Wednesday night, demoting her rumoured leadership challenger Simon Bridges over historical allegations of inappropriate comments. Less than 24 hours later, it was Collins that found herself demoted, losing her leadership of the party as her MPs fought back against the move.
    So what exactly happened? Rosie and Katie break down a chaotic day at Parliament before chatting with former National Party press secretary Ben Thomas about Collins' downfall and what the future holds for the party.

    • 35 min
    Episode 5: Journalists see an increase in abuse, and why it's become harder for first-home buyers

    Episode 5: Journalists see an increase in abuse, and why it's become harder for first-home buyers

    In this week's episode, Katie and Rosie talk with journalists Jason Walls, Jessica Mutch McKay and Lois Turei about the increase in abuse and vitriol directed towards the media as vaccine mandates and Covid restrictions drag on. They also touch on impending freedom for Aucklanders, new struggles for first-home buyers, and new developments at Pike River. And finally, the two discuss the latest story of last minute rebellions from Year 13 students.

    • 33 min
    Episode 4: Inside the Mongrel Mob's push to get gang members vaccinated

    Episode 4: Inside the Mongrel Mob's push to get gang members vaccinated

    In today's episode, Rosie and Katie are joined by Mongrel Mob Kingdom's Wahine Toa branch leader Paula Ormsby to discuss how gang members are pushing to get their community vaccinated amidst public backlash. They also discuss the shocking death of Connor Whitehead in Christchurch, the anti-vax protest that descended on Parliament, and the Astroworld concert tragedy in the US.

    • 36 min
    Episode 3: Simon Wilson and India Logan-Riley discuss New Zealand's place at COP26

    Episode 3: Simon Wilson and India Logan-Riley discuss New Zealand's place at COP26

    In this week's episode, Rosie and Katie are joined by NZ Herald writer Simon Wilson and climate activist India Logan-Riley to discuss the COP26 climate change conference in Glasgow, including the latest developments on the ground and reaction to recent climate commitments made by New Zealand. They also discuss anti-vaxx protests around the country, Cleo Smith being found, and dissect the drama between Zayn Malik and the Hadids.

    • 36 min
    Episode 2: Chlöe Swarbrick details her ADHD diagnosis, and the latest on MIQ and vaccines

    Episode 2: Chlöe Swarbrick details her ADHD diagnosis, and the latest on MIQ and vaccines

    In this week's episode, Rosie and Katie are joined by Green MP Chlöe Swarbrick in her first in-depth interview on her ADHD diagnosis and what other women need to know about the condition. Then they get stuck into the latest on the Government's Covid response - namely the MIQ shake-up and new vaccination targets for the country. And Facebook whistleblowers have exposed the company's secrets - we've got what you need to know about the growing controversy.

    Follow In the Loop on iHeartRadio, and to keep up to date during the week, head to nzherald.co.nz.

    • 33 min
    Episode 1: The mentality of lockdown rulebreakers, inflation shock and a housing surprise

    Episode 1: The mentality of lockdown rulebreakers, inflation shock and a housing surprise

    In the first episode of In the Loop, Rosie and Katie are joined by psychotherapist Kyle MacDonald to take a deep down into lockdown breaches in Auckland and discuss why some aren't coping with restrictions. Then, it's a quickfire look at what rising inflation means for you, a surprise housing announcement from Labour and National, and a shocking story out of the US.

    Trigger warning: One of the topics discussed is about sexual assault.

    Follow In the Loop on iHeartRadio, and to keep up to date during the week, head to nzherald.co.nz.

    For more on the climate aid mentioned in today's episode: https://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/politics/climate-change-conference-2021-simon-wilson-its-a-bad-time-but-its-the-only-time-we-have/WDO4AIAJVRLMWHL2PXXJVGOD6I/

    • 28 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
19 Ratings

19 Ratings

immyw12345 ,

Perfect for newsies!

The best thing to end the week that keeps you in the know and up to date with what’s happening around Aotearoa! Give these girls a Netflix special.

lewisg1108 ,

Easy, fast and insightful

Finally a podcast that let's me understand what's going on without the noise. I just love Katie and Rosie!

belleboyle ,

Have a listen!!!

Awesome way to catch up with news.
Interviews are really interesting.
Love the hosts!

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