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.
Passenger walks on plane wing to 'cool off'
We've all experienced the frustration of being stuck on a plane, so close to the end of the journey, yet forced to wait while some technical problem is sorted out. But...
Andrew Dickens: NZ and its parties taking it one day at a time
COMMENT: The closer we get to this election the less able I am to differentiate between the leading parties. They seem to be morphing into one indistinct blob. It...
Andrew Dickens: Today marks day one of the most critical battle yet
So here we are again at yet another crossroad on our Covid path. A six-month journey that so far that feels more like a year. A period of time that is but a blip...
Hero saved lives by tackling gunman inside Al Noor, court hears
GRAPHIC CONTENT WARNING: THIS STORY CONTAINS DETAILS WHICH READERS MIGHT FIND UPSETTING A victim of the Christchurch terror attacks saved lives by tackling the...
Andrew Dickens: TVNZ special highlights Covid's seriousness
Last night I watched the Sunday programme which concentrated on Covid 19 in Australia and New Zealand. I wondered beforehand whether it was going to be a dramatic...
Andrew Dickens: Aucklanders have behaved unforgivably in latest lockdown
The plunging of New Zealand into heightened alert levels has been extremely disappointing. Not just because I had tickets to the Blues versus the Crusaders. My...
Gandhi's glasses worth over $28,000 set to be auctioned
A pair of spectacles thought to belong to Indian independence leader Mahatma Gandhi are set to be auctioned for more than $19,000 -- after being left "hanging out"...
Andrew Dickens: All political parties are living in a fantasy world
It was good to hear Judith Collins on air with Kerre McIvor this morning. There is no doubt she is an experienced and confident speaker and a good seller of her...
Andrew Dickens: Should we continue the wage subsidy?
Well here we are in August already. Six weeks after the solstice and so apparently we are in the deepest depths of winter We’ve also just past the four month...
Andrew Dickens: Un-democratic polls, and the real crisis facing humanity
COMMENT: I’ve never been a fan of polls. I find them to be very unhelpful for democracy. Actually they’re worse than that. Tthey deeply undermine democracy. They...
Andrew Dickens: National is as clueless as Labour on how to fix the economy
Judith Collins’ first weekend in charge of the National Party has passed and she has faced the weekend media. And shock horror, the 61-year-old veteran politician...
Dickens: Opposition has shown they'd rather fight the Government than Covid
With my new working life I now get to do news and talkback just one day a week on a Monday. This gives me a terrific chance to step back and look at the fuller...
Greg Murphy calls for change after 9 die in crashes over weekend
Nine Kiwi families are in mourning after a horror weekend on the roads. Hawke's Bay Police have confirmed one person has died, after crashing their vehicle on Springfield...
Andrew Dickens: The abuse directed at Siouxsie Wiles was clearly sexist
Here we are on Day 1 of the July School holidays and, of course, the weather is atrocious in many places and will be all week. As if we haven’t already been through...
Netflix sued for making Sherlock Holmes too nice in upcoming film
Arthur Conan Doyle's estate is suing Netflix, among others, over its upcoming film "Enola Holmes" -- arguing that the show's depiction of Sherlock Holmes as kind,...
Andrew Dickens: Our great response to Covid-19 still deserves critiquing
Is anyone really surprised that Paula Bennett has zipped it sweetie and ridden into the sunset? After all, the horse she tied her cart to is languishing at the...