Kerre McIvor Mornings
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KERRE MCIVOR MORNINGS
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Caller Tony: Former gang member on why he chose gang life
An interesting call from Tony on how and why he got into gang life and why he got out. Listen to the audio above as Kerre McIvor talks to caller Tony about gang...
Kerre McIvor: Auckland's never-ending roadworks are crippling the city
Auckland has been reduced to a maze of orange traffic cones and one-lane roads as 33 city centre streets are disrupted by road works. The roadworks around the city...
NUBU Pharmaceuticals CEO Mark Dye on medicinal cannabis
The Government has confirmed new regulations for the manufacturing and distribution of medicinal cannabis products. CEO of NUBU Pharmaceuticals Mark Dye joins Kerre...
Sir Richard Faull: Centre for Brain Research celebrates its 10th anniversary
This week is the Centre for Brain Research celebrates its 10th anniversary. Ten years of world-class research conducted right here in Aotearoa, New Zealand at the...
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern wraps up 2019 with Kerre McIvor
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern joined Kerre McIvor live in studio this morning to wrap up the year and answer questions from Newstalk ZB listeners. Topics discussed...
Professor Anne Young: What you need to know about Huntington's disease
We continue our series celebrating the 10th Anniversary of the Brain Research Centre at Auckland University. Professor Anne Young is an American physician and neuroscientist...
Farming initiative aims to reconnect urban and rural NZ
The man behind a scheme to reconnect Kiwi's with the land and where their food comes from says too many people have lost touch with the land. The Open Farms initiative,...
Dr Brigid Ryan: Reducing the risk of dementia
We continue our series of interviews celebrating the 10th Anniversary of the Brain Research Centre. Dr Brigid Ryan is a neuroscientist working at the Centre for...
10 years of brain research: The latest research into autism
The Centre for Brain Research celebrates 10 years of research this week. The team are committed to researching and understanding all aspects of brain disease and...
Steven Joyce disagrees with John Key on moving Auckland's port
There's disagreement within the National Party over Auckland's port. Sir John Key has joined forces with fellow former Prime Minister Helen Clark in supporting relocating...
Young entrepreneurs meet with Prince Charles
Young entrepreneurs who have been helped through courses facilitated by the Princes Trust, yesterday met with their patron, Prince Charles. Launched in October last...
Utilising wool to make the world's best respiratory air filters
Lanaco CEO Nick Davenport joins Kerre McIvor to discuss his company's scientific programme on what wool can do. Lanaco been researching the uses of wool for nearly...
Government buying Ihumātao land is like "opening Pandora's Box"
National Finance Spokesperson Paul Goldsmith joins Kerre McIvor to talk about the Government's consideration of buying back the land at Ihumātao from Fletchers. National...
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 entrepreneur...
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...