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Wellingtonians now have the chance to discuss the issues of the day one-on-one with proud local Nick Mills and have a forum to share their ideas, passions and outrages on a daily basis.

You don't find many people more passionate about the capital than Nick, and he comes to Wellington Mornings after decades of success as the man behind some of the city's leading hospitality and entertainment offerings - Spruce Goose, Hummingbird and the Wellington Saints basketball team just to name a few.

Nick's proud of his city but also knows much can be improved on to make Wellington an even better place, and brings an honest, edgy, fun and engaging show to Wellingtonians each weekday from 9 'til midday.

Wellington Mornings with Nick Mills Newstalk ZB

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Wellingtonians now have the chance to discuss the issues of the day one-on-one with proud local Nick Mills and have a forum to share their ideas, passions and outrages on a daily basis.

You don't find many people more passionate about the capital than Nick, and he comes to Wellington Mornings after decades of success as the man behind some of the city's leading hospitality and entertainment offerings - Spruce Goose, Hummingbird and the Wellington Saints basketball team just to name a few.

Nick's proud of his city but also knows much can be improved on to make Wellington an even better place, and brings an honest, edgy, fun and engaging show to Wellingtonians each weekday from 9 'til midday.

    Ricardo Menéndez March - National's welfare policy

    Ricardo Menéndez March - National's welfare policy

    National leader Christopher Luxon has warned young unemployed people their "free ride" under Labour would come to an end if he wins the election next year.

    "To young people who don't want to work: You might have a free ride under Labour, but under National, it ends," Luxon said, unveiling a policy that would cut money from the Ministry of Social Development and use it to fund community providers to provide job coaching.

    Green MP and social development spokesperson Ricardo Menéndez March shares his thoughts with Nick Mills. 

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    Nicola Willis and Ginny Andersen clash over inflation

    Nicola Willis and Ginny Andersen clash over inflation

    National deputy leader Nicola Willis and Labour MP for the Hutt South Ginny Andersen join Nick Mills for a fiery debate. 

    This week they clash over what's caused inflation, how to tackle it and National's new welfare policy.

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    Adam Cooper and Luke Robinson talk sports with Nick Mills

    Adam Cooper and Luke Robinson talk sports with Nick Mills

    Newstalk ZB host Adam Cooper and Newshub Wellington Sports Reporter Luke Robinson join Nick Mills for sports. 

    Together they discuss Lewis Clareburt stealing the show at the Birmingham Commonwealth Games, the All Blacks making some surprising changes for the South African series and Wellington starting its NPC campaign against Bay of Plenty.

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    Friday Faceoff: Nick Leggett and Tory Whanau

    Friday Faceoff: Nick Leggett and Tory Whanau

    Transporting New Zealand CEO Nick Leggett and Wellington mayoral candidate Tory Whanau join Nick Mills for Friday Faceoff. 

    During the hour they discuss the Commerce Commission's report into the building supplies sector, potential water restrictions for Wellington, the Government's climate change strategy, rates increases and council housing.

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    • 31 min
    Jon Toogood - Ziggy Stardust Come Together tour

    Jon Toogood - Ziggy Stardust Come Together tour

    The Come Together 2022 rock concert series is kicking off next week.

    It will see a rockstar super-group perform three iconic albums over three separate months.

    This month is David Bowies album Ziggy Stardust, which the group will perform at Wellington's Opera House on the 11th , then in Christchurch and Auckland.

    Shihad''s Jon Toogood chats with Nick Mills about his role.

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    Beehive Buzz: Cost of living payment and Shortland Street

    Beehive Buzz: Cost of living payment and Shortland Street

    Newstalk ZB deputy political editor Jason Walls joins Nick Mills to discuss the cost of living payment debacle, the Government's plan to boost health worker numbers and National having to can a key policy.

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    • 9 min

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