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Join Simon Barnett and James Daniels to discuss and debate the issues that matter most to New Zealanders. From the world stage to here at home, with the latest in news and views, you will always be in the know with Si and James.

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Join Simon Barnett and James Daniels to discuss and debate the issues that matter most to New Zealanders. From the world stage to here at home, with the latest in news and views, you will always be in the know with Si and James.

    Employment Lawyer Gareth Abdinor Answers Listeners' Questions 21.06.22

    Employment Lawyer Gareth Abdinor Answers Listeners' Questions 21.06.22

    Gareth Abdinor is an Employment Lawyer and Partner with Malley & Co solicitors.
    He regularly joins Simon Barnett and James Daniels to answer all listeners' employment related questions.
    Today, he answered questions about taking sick leave in advance, payslips and 'Speak English Only' signs in the lunchroom - among other things.
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    Six And A Song With The Briscoes Lady Tammy Wells

    Six And A Song With The Briscoes Lady Tammy Wells

    To most of us, Tammy Wells is quite simply 'The Briscoes Lady'. She's the inimitable Kiwi icon whose warm smile and cheery voice has been beamed into our living rooms and lives for more than 30 years. 
    But to her friends and family, Tammy is not only an advertising legend, she’s  a devoted mum, loving wife, farmer, friend and even a longtime organ player at her local church. 
    Tammy Wells was Simon Barnett and James' Daniels' guest for this week's Six and a Song. 
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    Men's Health Month - Get To The Doctor Boys!

    Men's Health Month - Get To The Doctor Boys!

    June is Men's Heath Month.
    Apparently seven out of 10 men would rather clean toilets than go to the doctor!
    Why would that be and how can we change it?
    Simon Barnett and James Daniels spoke with Royal New Zealand College of GPs Medical Director Bryan Betty.
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    Tony Alexander: Housing Market Slows and FOMO is gone

    Tony Alexander: Housing Market Slows and FOMO is gone

    House prices continued to fall through May and are now off around 6 per cent since their peak last November, according to the latest figures from the Real Estate Institute (REINZ).
    Annual house price growth has now slowed to just below 4 per cent.
    Sales were down 28.4 per cent on a year ago (seasonally adjusted).
    The median number of days to sell at 40 days ticked over the long-run average of 39 days.
    Independent Economist Tony Alexander joined Simon Barnett & James Daniels and told them he can't rule out a major decline in house prices.
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    Nathan Wallis with Simon Barnett and James Daniels 14.06.22

    Nathan Wallis with Simon Barnett and James Daniels 14.06.22

    Nathan Wallis is New Zealand's leading Neuroscience Educator, focusing on child development and how the brain works.
    He has developed a reputation as a lively and engaging speaker who uses humour and plain language to make his complex topic come to life.
    Nathan's sessions explore how the brain works and how neuroscience can better inform our day to day interactions with children and young people.
    He joins Simon Barnett and James Daniels every second Tuesday – taking your calls and questions on everything to do with child behaviour, development, how to get through to teenagers.
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    Is the Isle of Man race just too dangerous to be allowed?

    Is the Isle of Man race just too dangerous to be allowed?

    The 2022 Isle of Man TT was marred by the deaths of five competitors.
    Kiwi John Hepburn has raced in the Isle Of Man and called in from Timaru.
    His international career saw success in Australia, Ireland and at the Isle of Man, where he has the honour of six replicas from six starts.
    John Hepburn raced the dangerous road circuits seven times, with his best finish 11th in the Formula One.
    He told Simon Barnett and Janes Daniels the race has also cost him a couple of mates.
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