Kerre McIvor Mornings
9AM - 12PM weekdays
KERRE MCIVOR MORNINGS
This is the show that delivers a little bit of everything.
News, opinion, analysis, lifestyle and entertainment – we’ve got your morning listening covered.
Join Kerre McIvor one of New Zealand’s best loved personalities as she dishes up a bold, sharp and energetic show Monday to Friday 9am-12md.
Subscribe to the Kerre McIvor Mornings Podcast
Obvious mistakes resulting in restricted driving test failures
A third of people are failing their restricted driving tests because of obvious mistakes. VTNZ has listed the five main reasons why people fail. Forgetting to give...
Nicolas Groffman: Hong Kong protests turning violent
Hong Kong anti-government protesters paralysed parts of the Asian financial hub for a fourth day, with some transport links, schools and many businesses closing,...
Kerre McIvor: Shameful behaviour from Shane Jones shouldn't be tolerated
Listen to Kerre McIvor's editorial above, as she shares her thoughts on the controversial speech given by NZ First MP Shane Jones outside parliament yesterday, where...
Kiwis urged to switch power companies to save money
More people are seeking help for electricity and gas payments because incomes aren't keeping up with rising rents. The number of electricity and gas hardship grants...
Family focused programme aims to reduce child obesity
A family focused programme is having great success helping kids manage obesity. Participants who attended more than 70 per cent of the programme’s sessions have...
Simon Bridges taking hard-line approach to gangs
The National party leader says its vital for young people to be in work or education so they don't join gangs. New figures reveal the number of patched gang members...
Rachel Hunter talks to Kerre McIvor about her new book and travelling
Rachel Hunter talks to Kerre McIvor about her new book and travelling for the Tour of Beauty TV show. Listen to the full interview above, or watch the video below!
Dissecting National's latest policy proposal around young people leaving school
National’s looking at whether parents should cop fines if their kids drop out of school early, and don’t head into tertiary education, or get a job. This is just...
Elle Macpherson: Sharing my journey is my biggest joy
Supermodel turned businesswoman Elle Macpherson says wellness was her biggest passion and sharing her life journey is her biggest joy. The 55-year-old wellness...
NBC political analyst says Ukraine unlikely to be Trump's downfall
There is doubt Donald Trump's future in politics will be decided on his dealings with Ukraine. US Democrats have opened an impeachment inquiry into the US President. Trump...
Kiwi journalist shares the dark truth behind 'healing crystals'
The demand for 'healing crystals' around the world is soaring. New York based Kiwi journalist Tess McClure got curious about healing crystals and the question of...
Changing attitudes and government regulations hurting farmers
Farmers feel like they're being thrown under the tractor, saying new environmental regulations are turning the public against them. South Island dairy farmer Shaun...
Study finds 'brain training' can prevent mental decline
A new study has found older people can train to prevent their brain to prevent decline, allowing them to keep up mentally with those in their twenties. The research,...
Cancer society throws support behind Government's plan
The Cancer Society says the government's investment into cancer care is hugely significant. The government is setting up a national cancer agency and has pledged...
Kerre McIvor: Why I don't get the sense PM is across her job
The latest political security breach has convinced Kerre McIvor that this Government doesn't know what it's doing. It was revealed yesterday that passport and drivers’...
Peter Brannen: Science journalist writes against 'Anthropocene'
In an article for The Atlantic, science journalist Peter Brannen writes against the idea of the Anthropocene. In the simplest of terms, the Anthropocene is a new,...
Harriet Bremner championing farm safety following tragic accident
In January 2017, James Hayman was killed in a farm machinery accident on his Canterbury farm. At just 27 years old, he left behind his parents, a brother, a sister...
Sir Bob Parker: Why people should get involved in local politics
A mayor who served four terms on two councils says it's worth getting into local politics.Mayors in South Waikato, Waipa, Gore, Rangitikei, Whanganui and Clutha...
Religious expert on declining faith and rise of 'hip hop' churches
New Zealand is becoming less religious, exhibiting a sharp fall in the number of people who identify as Christian. A new report, Faith and Belief in New Zealand,...
Investing significant amounts of money during rocky market conditions
With current financial markets all over the place and the Reserve Bank cutting the official cash rate, you would be forgiven for being cautious investing large amounts...
'Sheriff of Ngawi' says rural New Zealand needs more police support
The man dubbed the Sheriff of Ngawi says rural New Zealand needs more police support. The idea of a volunteer rural constabulary is back before Parliament. Labour's...
Message board used by violent extremists struggles to get back online
There is doubt a message board linked to violent extremists will be stamped out completely. The site is struggling to get back online after its cyber-security provider...
Family of skydiving victim Tyler Nii still waiting for answers
Tyler Nii died in a skydiving incident at Lake Wakatipu near Queenstown almost 19 months ago. His family are still waiting for answers. Those answers, according...
Competenz CEO disappointed with government's planned reform for industry
Industry training organisation Competenz has three years to hand over its 20,000 apprentices, trainees and the 3,500 New Zealand employers it currently works alongside...
Kiwi organisation takes proactive approach to help young people in crisis
A Kiwi organisation is taking a proactive approach to helping young people in crisis. Online Crisis Intervention began three years ago, in response to the massive...
Man caught through genetic genealogy gets life in prison
Genealogy sites have long helped identify criminals, but now, they have helped convict one. William Talbott the Second was sentenced to life in prison last week...
The growing movement that encourages workers to retire early
Author Kristy Shen and Bryce Leung join Kerre McIvor to talk about their growing initiative Fire, financial independence retire early. The movement, which encourages...
Audio reveals British navy failing to stop oil tanker being boarded
The release Sunday of an audio recording has shed new light on the seizure of a British-flagged tanker at the hands of Iran's Revolutionary Guard as tensions flare...
Ginette McDonald talks 'Lyn of Tawa' and NZ comedy
Funny As: The Story of New Zealand Comedy, premieres this Sunday at 8:30PM on TVNZ 1 and goes for five weeks. ‘Directors Cut’, which also includes longer interviews...
Boot camps for the unemployed set to double in size
Boot camps for the unemployed are set to double in size. The Limited Service Volunteer programme is a free six-week motivational training course run by the New...