Larry Williams Drive
4PM - 7PM weekdays
Larry Williams' programming focuses on the breaking stories of the day and puts the top news makers under the spotlight.
Special segments on his weekday 4 to 7pm programme include political and overseas correspondents, a bit of talkback and a one hour business segment from 6 to 7pm.
Larry’s middle name should have been golf. But it’s not. It’s Stephen. When Larry isn’t playing or thinking about golf he’s breaking news stories and putting the news makers under the spotlight.
Todd McClay: TPP still of value to NZ without US
New Zealand's Trade Minister says the Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement could still go ahead without the US. LISTEN ABOVE: Trade minister Todd McClay spoke to...
Anna Giaritelli: US media's tough job reporting on Trump
Media in the states have a tough job ahead maintaining fairness and balance, whilst also holding President Donald Trump accountable. LISTEN ABOVE: Anna Giaritelli...
Arron Wood: Victoria will review its bail laws in wake of Bourke St tragedy
Melbourne's leaders are doing all they can to help people grieve and come to terms with a terrible tragedy. LISTEN ABOVE: Deputy Lord Mayor of Melbourne Arron Wood...
Katherine Firkin: Vigil to be held for Bourke St victims
A vigil will be held tonight in Melbourne, to remember those killed by a driver on a deadly rampage. LISTEN ABOVE: Australian correspondent Katherine Firkin spoke...
Katie Hopkins: If you felt like a victim, Hillary Clinton was for you
Controversial British television personality and avid Donald Trump supporter Katie Hopkins says women who are planning to protest at Donald Trump's inauguration...
Karen O'Connor: Trump has 'failed' to put a Government in place before inauguration
Donald Trump's first 100 days in office is being predicted to be a disaster. Washington is getting set for what's expected to be Trump's fiery inauguration ceremony...
James Shaw: Extreme weather shows Govt must urgently tackle climate crisis
The Greens say the Government "talks a good game" about what New Zealand is doing to tackle climate change, but ultimately has failed to achieve anything meaningful...
David Smith: Obama likely to step back into the limelight if Trump goes too far
Barack Obama has given his final press conference today and has vowed to fight for the dreamers. David Smith, Washington correspondent for The Guardian was there. He...
David Seymour: Tobacco tax 'punishing' NZ's poorest
David Seymour is criticising the effectiveness of New Zealand's tobacco tax. The ACT leader is responding to calls from service stations to stop the tobacco tax,...
Paula Bennett: Come to Kaikoura
Deputy PM Paula Bennett has been in Kaikoura today, which she is urging people to visit. Bennett told Chris Lynch the town, which was hit by a serious earthquake...
Sara Weeks: Malaysian Airlines walking away from MH370 families
The family of a New Zealander who was on board missing Malaysia Airlines flight 370 say the airline is walking away from its responsibility to find the plane. Christchurch...
Mike Meehan: Surface flooding setting in on West Coast
Surface flooding and strong winds are setting in on South Island's West Coast. Locals and travellers are being warned to travel only if necessary. West Coast Regional...
Trevor Mallard: Boycotting Lion Breweries for Armstrong association
An avid cyclist and Labour MP is personally boycotting Lion breweries, because of a new advertising campaign involving Lance Armstrong. LISTEN: Trevor Mallard talks...
Keith Manch: Boaties face $300 fine for not wearing life jackets
Boaties beware...people not wearing life jackets this summer risk an instant 300-dollar fine. LISTEN: Maritime New Zealand director Keith Manch speaks to Larry...
Nick Smith: Major apartment sector law reform planned
Growth in interest in apartment living has sparked a potential tightening of the laws around owning one. Building and Construction Minister Nick Smith has released...
Sue Moroney: Diesel trains a "backwards" step
KiwiRail has announced plans to ditch its North Island electric train fleet in favour of diesel engines. The company said the 30-year-old electric fleet was failing...
Peter Reidy: Why KiwiRail is ditching electric trains for diesel engines
Even if they had the money, the boss of KiwiRail still wouldn't choose to go all-electric. The state-owned enterprise is choosing to replace its 30-year-old electric...
Steve Merczynski: More electors tried to defect from Clinton than Trump
It's another blow against Hillary Clinton, as she loses twice as many pledged Electoral College votes as Donald Trump. Four of Clinton's pledged electors became...
Robert Patman: Berlin truck crash won't help Angela Merkel's election chances
Extreme pressure is mounting on the German Chancellor after today's incident in Berlin. Angela Merkel has been criticised by her opposition for allowing hundreds...
One in six NZ males experience sexual abuse: study
New research suggests at least one in six New Zealand males have experienced sexual abuse in their lifetime. The study, carried out by Wellington-based charity...