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: Biggest weakness in our Covid response is our population
As I watch the news last night I wondered how the young lad at the centre feels as event after dream after hope gets cancelled. I wonder why the link between...
Alaska woman using outhouse attacked by bear - from below
An Alaska woman had the scare of a lifetime when using an outhouse in the backcountry and she was attacked by a bear, from below. "I got out there and sat down...
Andrew Dickens: We've come too far in Covid response to deal with bad reckons
Firstly today my respects to Christchurch. 10 long years. I was at the first memorial in March of 2011, one month after the event. Prince William was there and...
Andrew Dickens: Latest lockdown shows the importance of scanning in and staying home
Yesterday morning, I thought I’d start my programme with another call to rationalise or even nationalise our water and wastewater operations. This is prompted...
Andrew Dickens: Public servants, not government, are letting the team of 5 million down
I want to talk about governance. Governance is defined in the dictionary is the way rules, norms and actions are structured, sustained , regulated and held accountable. It’s...
The man third in the line of presidential succession has been in five 'Batman' movies
For as many foes as the superhero fends off, Batman has a formidable team of supporters starting with his sidekick Robin, Gotham City Commissioner James Gordon and...
Andrew Dickens: Refusing to use the app is either laziness or childish petulance
So Covid is in the Community. No great surprise, we all knew it was just a matter of when. Last week I hosted ZB's Drive Show and started with an editorial as...
‘The victim’s life has been destroyed’ – Barry Soper on Mallard’s false rape accusation
Speaker Trevor Mallard has been accused of destroying an innocent man’s life, after falsely accusing a parliamentary member of being a rapist. Mallard's in the...
Andew Dickens: Why Labour should give Trevor Mallard the boot
Mallard, Bubbles and how good are those Black Caps. They seem to be our current pre-occupations. Let me deal with the dead duck walking, Speaker Trevor Mallard....
Andrew Dickens: WorkSafe chose the wrong time to announce charges
So we’re talking Whakaari White Island again. That’s not surprising as the one year anniversary arrives on December 9. But it is surprising we’re also talking...