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: Our Covid response needs to be judged on a global scale
Everything is relative, said Einstein. Nothing can be measured and assessed if we don’t have a focal point where everything can be measured and assessed on. Apples...
Woman turned away from dream job as cop because of her ADHD medication
Nicole Grey first dreamed of becoming a cop as a teenager, and, at age 24, she thought it would finally become a reality. However, after waiting for about two years...
Andrew Dickens: Ports of Auckland can't blame Covid for their failings
The Auckland Council is warning that they’re going to be in financial doo-doo because of Covid for at least four years. There are rumours of dramatically increased...
Topp Twins to play summer variety concert Kiwi Concert Party
Some of New Zealand's most legendary musicians are headlining a variety concert this summer. The Kiwi Concert Party will take place at Auckland's Villa Maria Winery...
A small Irish town claims victory after Biden wins
The stars and stripes have been fluttering all week on the streets of Ballina -- the town of just 10,000 in the west of Ireland where US president-elect Joe Biden's...
Andrew Dickens: It's time America turned over a new leaf
So it’s over. The power of good and righteousness has finally defeated the evil that has occupied the White House for the past four years. Well, that’s what some...
Andrew Dickens: You can't blame anyone else - National was basically unelectable
What a walloping, and now the recriminations begin for one side and the plans for the successful government start to fall into place. Starting with National, this...
Andrew Dickens: The real fear mongers of the Covid crisis
One thing I’ve noticed in long running stories is that people seem to forget that things change. Often that change happens within a week. What is true at the...
Woman goes into labour, gives birth in the middle of exam
Taking the bar exam is hard enough, but one Illinois woman took it to the next level by having a baby in the middle of the test. Brianna Hill, a recent graduate...
Lonely otter finds love through online dating site
A seal sanctuary in England made a dating profile for a lonely otter who lost his mate -- and now he's found love again. Harris, a 10-year-old Asian short-clawed...
Andrew Dickens: We're not acting like there's a pandemic on
So Auckland waits to go to Level 1 and a return to the semblance of normality we had for 102 days earlier this year. But are we all ready. A number of scientists...
Andrew Dickens: Business leaders as confused as we are
COMMENT: The Mood of the Boardroom issue is out today in The Herald and this issue more than any other is necessary reading. Since the start of the Covid campaign...
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...