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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.

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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.

    The case against Uber - when is a contractor really a worker?

    The case against Uber - when is a contractor really a worker?

    Unions are heading to the Employment Court taking action over Uber's drivers - asking the question when a 'contractor' is really a 'worker', and should be offered worker benefits. 

    • 22 min
    An Olympic-sized argument over women's sport uniforms

    An Olympic-sized argument over women's sport uniforms

    Too short, too skimpy, badly designed, or just uncomfortable - women have for too long been on the receiving end of uniform rules where one size doesn't fit all. 

    • 22 min
    The ethics and costs of saving wild animals

    The ethics and costs of saving wild animals

    Why do New Zealanders get so invested in saving wild animals that strand themselves? Is it worth spending thousands on getting them back where they belong? 

    • 19 min
    Tackling the plague of liquor stores

    Tackling the plague of liquor stores

    New Zealanders have very easy access to alcohol, and the choices are growing. But communities worried about the harm it's causing face big hurdles to stop liquor stores proliferating. 

    • 22 min
    Looking towards Africa for trade

    Looking towards Africa for trade

    We've been told New Zealand needs to take some of those trade eggs out of China's basket - and Africa is looking wide open after nations signed a continent-wide pact. But there are difficulties. 

    • 20 min
    Drawing a line under Auckland's America's Cup

    Drawing a line under Auckland's America's Cup

    Financially it was a lemon the moment Covid closed the borders - so how did Auckland do when it came to hosting the America's Cup? Was it worth it? And should we do it again? 

    • 23 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
823 Ratings

823 Ratings

Shane0601 ,

Great show

Great NEw zealand local news that is relevant and timely

heykuri ,

Nitty gritty

Love the in-depth analysis- a rarity these days.

Fantail lover ,

Appreciation.

Easily takes the place of TVNZ news. So much more authoritative. Easy both to listen to and concentrate on

The rich list. Constant “you knows” - so irritating. And it is infectious! But otherwise, applause.

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