85 episodes

A new series by Newsroom and RNZ, discussing the world of business in Aotearoa.

Two Cents' Worth Radio New Zealand

    • Business
    • 5.0 • 4 Ratings

A new series by Newsroom and RNZ, discussing the world of business in Aotearoa.

    Episode 85 - The effort to change our wasteful food habits

    Episode 85 - The effort to change our wasteful food habits

    We waste $1.6 billion worth of food every year. Nearly 160,000 tonnes.
    With more and more people needing help putting meals on tables in the wake of the coronavirus, Two Cents' Worth looks at a waste minimisation campaign backed by 60 councils.

    • 27 min
    Episode 84 - The suburban solar conundrum

    Episode 84 - The suburban solar conundrum

    The combination of solar panels, electricity storage batteries, smart household gadgets, and a boring looking black box is set to change forever how our electricity system works.

    • 29 min
    Episode 83 - Turning tripe into wound-healing 'crumpet'

    Episode 83 - Turning tripe into wound-healing 'crumpet'

    This week on Two Cents' Worth: how tripe got the markets buzzing and what that can tell us about New Zealand's investment ecosystem.

    • 28 min
    Episode 82 - Closed borders: Is the cure worse than the disease?

    Episode 82 - Closed borders: Is the cure worse than the disease?

    The closed borders protecting us from Covid-19 is keeping us healthy, but having unexpected consequences for our economy.

    • 23 min
    Episode 81 - What becomes of the housing market?

    Episode 81 - What becomes of the housing market?

    In April, economists were predicting Covid could cause a 10-20 percent fall in house prices. In June, prices rose more than 9 percent - much more in some places. What is going on - and will it last?

    • 23 min
    Episode 80 - Roundup: the landmark case and what it means for our economy and our health

    Episode 80 - Roundup: the landmark case and what it means for our economy and our health

    Glyphosate is one of the most commonly used weedkillers in the world, but there’s huge pressure to phase it out.
    Find out why and what that might mean for our billion dollar agricultural sector. 

    • 29 min

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4 Ratings

Doc Cottle ,

A focused look at one topic

I love shows like this. I found it by accident and it happened to coincide with a weekly errand I had, so it turned into pseudo-appointment listening. I hope they come back with another season.

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Informative & Fun

Great podcasts that are very information, interesting and fun. I listen to these on my way home from work.

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