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 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Andrew Dickens: Outdated cultural values are killing Māori women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...
Andrew Dickens: Ministry of Health must shoulder the blame for Covid failures
Listening to the blamestorm over MIQ last week I thought the universe had tipped on its axis. There was our poverty defeating socialist Prime Minister, punching...
Brazil is building a new statue of Jesus bigger than Rio's
A huge statue of Jesus Christ is under construction in southern Brazil, and it will be even taller than its famous counterpart in Rio de Janeiro. The "Christ the...
Andrew Dickens: This month marks one year of MIQ - and the opposition's crackpot ideas
This weekend saw the one year anniversary of the quarantine system that has now entered all our lives - MIQ. You’ll remember it started in February 2020 with a...
Suez squeeze: The ship that launched a thousand memes
The plight of the unfortunate container ship that has blocked the Suez Canal has provided amusement for millions online, as the global chaos sparked by the incident...
Andrew Dickens: Housing package fails to address the real issues
It's nice to be on air again after another depressing week hearing New Zealand media, politicians and talkback callers give us their wisdom over how to solve the...
Andrew Dickens: Govt's travel bubble caution is toxic to their popularity
It’s D-day for bubbles. Is it really? Or will it be a day where there is an announcement about a future announcement as is the Governments favoured method of...
Scientists want to build a doomsday vault on the moon
Engineers want to build an underground lunar ark, filled with millions of seed, spore, sperm and egg samples from Earth's species, hidden in a network of tubes on...