Heather du Plessis-Allan Drive
HEATHER DU PLESSIS-ALLAN DRIVE
Dynamic, sharp and connected - Heather du Plessis-Allan means business.
With a straight down the middle approach, Heather du Plessis-Allan Drive on Newstalk ZB delivers the very latest news and views to New Zealanders as they wrap up their day.
Assertive, direct and opinionated, Heather is well respected by leading news makers, business leaders and political insiders.
As well as setting the news agenda, this show has a major focus on local and international business, ensuring our listeners are engaged and informed.
Heather du Plessis-Allan is a driving force at the centre of New Zealand’s biggest newsroom and number one radio station*.
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Marcus Lush is running for Invercargill Mayor
Newstalk ZB nighttime host Marcus Lush will be taking a tilt at the Invercargill Mayor. Lush will face off against eight other contenders and the long serving Sir...
Heather du Plessis Allan: Lowering the UE threshold was the right thing to do
So you’ll have caught up on the news now that the government is making it easier for teenagers to get NCEA qualifications this year, for the third year in a row. They’ve...
Sam Tretheway: Reporting Season will be robust as it kicks off next week
Milford Asset Management's Sam Tretheway joined Heather du Plessis Allan Drive to discuss his profit predictions for companies on the NZX. LISTEN ABOVE
Tourism Minister Stuart Nash: Pushing out the start of university til March
A plan to transform tourism, strengthen its workforce and ensure a greener future. The Government's launched phase one of the Tourism Industry Transformation Plan...
The Huddle: Should Christopher Luxon have been told about Uffindell
National leader Chris Luxon says he's 'suspending judgment' about Sam Uffindell. The under-fire Tauranga MP's admitted to beating up a 13-year-old boy at Kings College...
Peter Dunne: Why are political scandals bigger these days?
Questions around why National's leader wasn't told about a young MPs patchy past. New National Tauranga MP Sam Uffindell's been stood down from the caucus after...
Commentator Belinda Cordwell: More than a tennis player, Williams is an icon
Serena Williams plans to retire or in her words evolve away from tennis after the US Open, which begins this month. The 40-year-old has won 23 grand slam singles...
WLG Principals Assn Kevin Carter: changes aren't dumbing down NCEA
Students will now be feeling more confidence heading into exam season. The Government's announced changes to award one learning recognition credit for every five...
Barry Soper: It was a hell of a late night for the National Party
National MP Sam Uffindell has been stood down from the party's caucus, pending an investigation into further "very concerning accusations" about his past behaviour. Party...
D'Arcy Waldergrave: Serena Williams has the most astonishing record
Serena Williams has finally started thinking about retirement. Trent Boult has been released from his New Zeland Cricket central contract to spend more time with...
Hotel Manager Tracey Poole: New MSD & Luxury Hotels course could solve hospitality worker shortage
Hopes a basic two-week in-house hospitality course could be the blueprint for helping tourism plug workforce gaps. The Ministry of Social Development and Hilton...
Patrick Smellie: I'll eat my hat if the quietly drop their reforms
Business Commentator and Co-founder of the Business Desk joined Heather du Plessis Allan Drive to discuss the labour party's future. LISTEN ABOVE
Jamie Mackay: New project to validate the science of regenerative farming
Host of the Country Jamie Mackay joined Heather du Plessis Allan Drive to discuss, Ngāi Tahu's new projects, wheat and barely imports and more. LISTEN ABOVE
HSBC Chief economist: Australian Reserve Bank picks inflation to peak at 7.75%
HSBC Chief economist Paul Bloxham joined Heather du Plessis Allan Drive to discuss inflation in NZ and over the ditch. LISTEN ABOVE
UK Correspondent Enda Brady on gas explosion: It looks like a bomb has gone off
UK Correspondent Enda Brady joined Heather du Plessis Allan Drive to discuss the gas explosion in a South London house, Where Boris Johnson was instead of the Commonwealth...
The Huddle : Willie Jackson, Sam Uffindell and period education
Trish Sherson and Mike Munro join the Huddle on Heather du Plessis Allan Drive to discuss Willie Jackson, Sam Uffindell and period education in schools. LISTEN ABOVE
Barry Soper: Jacinda's worst poll rating since becoming prime minister
Political Editor Barry Soper joined Heather du Plessis Allan Drive to discuss Jacinda's poll rating and all things politics. LISTEN ABOVE
Financial services council CEO on 80% of Kiwi now investing in volatile economic times
Financial services council CEO Richard Kiplin joined Heather du Plessis Allan Drive to discuss Kiwis investing behaviour. LISTEN ABOVE
Murray Olds on Senator Thorpe: Albanese Govt must develop a treaty with first nations people
Australia Correspondent Murray Olds joined Heather du Plessis Allan Drive to discuss Senator Lydia Thorpe, Olivia Newton-John and more. LISTEN ABOVE
Willie Jackson: This is not a Maori takeover it's about working in tandem with pakeha
Māori Development Minister Willie Jackson joined Heather du Plessis Allan Drive to discuss the one person one vote outrage flowing on from the government's decision...
Get Across Chr: Walking and cycling now more important than ever due to climate crisis
Chair of Get Across Christine Rose joined Heather du Plessis Allan Drive is campaigning for a cycling and pedestrian access trial on the Auckland harbour Bridge. LISTEN...
Luxon on Uffindell: His character has changed since 16
National Party Leader Christopher Luxon joined Heather du Plessis Allan Drive to discuss Sam Uffindell's Bullying past. LISTEN ABOVE
No chance Ingrid Starnes going back to in person retail
Managing Director of Ingrid Starnes Simon Pound joined Heather du Plessis Allan Drive to discuss paying off company debt accumulated during the pandemic. LISTEN...
Southern Ski Fields are extending their seasons by a week
GM of Experience for Cardrona and Treble cone Laura Hedley joined Heather du Plessis Allan Drive to discuss the extension of the ski season. LISTEN ABOVE
D'Arcy Waldergrave: The public just wants to hear players be honest
D'arcy Waldegrave joined Heather du Plessis-Allan Drive to discuss, the All Blacks vs South Africa game and more. LISTEN ABOVE