Andrew Dickens Monday Afternoons
12PM - 4PMMon
ANDREW DICKENS MONDAY AFTERNOONS
With decades of broadcasting experience behind him, Andrew Dickens has worked around the world across multiple radio genres.
His bold, sharp and energetic approach is always informative and entertaining.
Kicking off with The Hour, Andrew gives you a comprehensive wrap from around the country of the key news items, events and opinion.
This is followed by in-depth discussion and debate throughout the afternoon with a special focus on issues affecting everyday Kiwis.
Andrew’s bold, dynamic and energetic approach is always informative and entertaining.
Andrew Dickens: If I Were Immigration Minister
Sometimes I wonder how we have become the architects of so many bad administrative decisions. This is the story of British GP Ann Solomon which featured in the...
Andrew Dickens: City and rural need to unite, not divide over issues
In the aftermath of the farmer protests on Friday, some tempers have been running high as farmers allege city residents don’t understand them. But in fact, there...
Andrew Dickens: Why are American ferrets getting the Pfizer jab before us?
So look at that: the Pfizer vaccines that we were freaking out about arrived. Not only that, they arrived two days early. So what was all that panic about? We only...
Andrew Dickens: NZ, Aus being punished for Covid success with slow vaccine rollout
Here we are with lockdown's popping up across Australasia. The Delta variant is causing some havoc amongst two nations universally praised for their handling of...
Andrew Dickens: Winston's back sounding like your drunk uncle on Christmas Day
So Winston’s back for another crack. I never doubted it. The man’s constitution and energy are only matched by his ego. And he’s a worker. I’ve always liked Winston...
Andrew Dickens: Our cheap arse, short term approach to infrastructure has cost us dearly
It’s been two weeks since my last show on Newstalk ZB which means a fortnight listening to howls of outrage over cycle bridges and rail links. And I’ve come to...
Andrew Dickens: Those who hate Te Reo are on the wrong side of history
A couple of weeks ago I was hosting ZB Drive. When it came to the Huddle, one of the panellist welcomed me by saying, “Hello Anaru, how are you” Unfortunately, I...
Andrew Dickens: My prediction about this year's Budget was bang on
I'm not one to blow my own trumpet, but sometimes someone has to step up to plate and so I am. Exactly one week ago, the last time I was on Newstalk ZB, I predicted...
Andrew Dickens: National is absent ahead of 2021 Budget
Well, I have little to say about Judith Collins and the Nats low polling in the Newshub poll, other than to say Judith Collins is once again wearing too much of...
Andrew Dickens: Outdated cultural values are killing Māori women
The news of a boost to cervical cancer testing budget and a move to less invasive techniques is a brilliant piece of news. The disease as we know is a killer but...