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Paul Goldsmith: 'You can't tax your way out of a recession'
National says it's tax stimulus package will keep the economy ticking by giving Kiwis money to spend. Under National, the bottom tax threshold would be lifted from...
Business commentator: GDP results a 'strange set of circumstances'
New Zealand is officially in its first recession in 11 years, by virtue of a second successive quarter of negative growth. Country’s gross domestic product has...
Matt Vickers on why he is voting for the End of Life Choice Act
The End of Life Choice Act will allow terminally ill patients to spend more time with their families, not less. Matt Vickers has advocated for euthanasia since...
Artificially supporting local businesses for short-term survival
The effects of Covid-19 are pushing many small to medium business to the brink. We heard it yesterday from many of our callers in the events or travel industries. One...
Kerre McIvor: Blind faith no excuse for ignoring lockdown restrictions
This Mt Roskill Evangelical Church needs to be taken metaphorically speaking by the scruff of the neck and have its nose rubbed into the mess it’s made. The church,...
Kerre McIvor: Student loans defaulters are thieves
More than 5500 overseas based student loan borrowers have returned to NZ since April - nau mai, haere mai. Welcome home. But now you're here, if - and this won't...
Kerre McIvor: Moving people into stable housing necessary to break poverty cycle
We were talking on Friday about the shocking UNICEF report that showed how poorly our children are doing on so many many markers. I'm sure you'll have seen the...
Kerre McIvor: Conference travel advice another sign of Government inconsistency
Yet more inconsistency and fluffiness from the government around rules for Aucklanders. Aucklanders are being encouraged to travel to prop up the terminally ill...
Kerre McIvor: Post-Covid slush fund a worrying sign for the future
Normally when somebody apologises, that's it, it's over. If you do it properly, there's an admission of guilt, acknowledgement of suffering, a promise to never...
Dr Amanda Landers on her concerns for the End of Life Choice Act
A doctor advocating against the End of Life Choice Actl is concerned it doesn't let doctors have a say. Palliative care doctor and University of Otago clinical...
Profit plunge: Air NZ tumbles to $454m bottom line loss
Air New Zealand is reporting an underlying loss of $87 million for the 2020 financial year, compared to earnings of $387 million last year. Covid-19 has wiped out...
MSD initiative saw landlords paid $3k a week for emergency housing
It has been revealed that a Ministry of Social Development initiative to provide emergency housing in fact made the housing crisis worse and lined the pockets of...
Aaron Ironside from Say Nope to Dope on why cannabis shouldn't be legalised
Last week, Kerre McIvor Mornings hosted former PM Helen Clark to talk about why cannabis should be legalised. Today, Kerre talks to Aaron Ironside from Say Nope...
Teens push for lower voting age in High Court case
Age is just a number for a group of teenagers arguing to lower the voting age. Arguments are underway in the High Court at Wellington to decide whether the voting...
Chief coroner takes aim at 'unhelpful' commentary as latest suicide results released
WARNING: DISTRESSING CONTENT The number of people losing their lives to suicide has seen a marked decrease, with the latest statistics showing the rate to be the...
Caller says Epidemiologists are wrongly interpreting Covid data
Jeremy called into the show to talk about Epidemiologists interpreting Covid-19 data the wrong way. LISTEN ABOVE
Government decides not to ban private sale of fireworks
There will be no ban on the private sale and use of fireworks. Last year, a parliamentary select committee heard submissions on a potential ban after three separate...
Helen Clark on why she wants cannabis legalised
Helen Clark is throwing her weight behind cannabis legalisation because she says the drug's already widely available. The Former Prime Minister told Kerre McIvor...
Kerre McIvor: NZ destined to be Gloriavale of the South Pacific
In the past, I have been all for easing border restrictions, letting in foreign students, opening up travel corridors with safe countries. That's because I assumed...
Barry Soper: Election date change was inevitable
The Prime Minister's election decision was inevitable. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has announced the election will now be held on Saturday 17th October, four...
Epidemiologist: Covid not as dangerous as the fear mongering
Gerhard Sundborn, epidemiologist at University of Auckland and member of the Covid Plan B group, called into Kerre McIvor Mornings with his thoughts on the Government's...
Psychotherapist shares his advice for dealing with lockdown anxiety
As the country went back into lockdown yesterday, Auckland level 3 and the rest of the country level 2, it seemed a lot of people were mentally more fragile, despite...
Retirement Commissioner answers your financial questions
Sorted's Money Week kicked off yesterday - this year's theme is about encouraging people to ask questions about money. 'Just wondering' reflects the explosion of...
Kerre McIvor: Govt's Covid-19 messaging has deceived us all
"Right from the very start of the coronvirus response, I have been confused by the government and the health ministry's response. For the first three or four days,...
National's car insurance policy will see insurer details on registration labels
National will require car insurer details to be displayed on registration labels if it wins the election. Leader Judith Collins revealed the policy on Newstalk...
Long-time landlord on new rental laws
Long-time landlord and founder of Ockham Residential, Mark Todd, has written an opinion piece in The Spinoff titled, "Important message from a landlord: Calm the...
Steven Joyce: 'A line has been crossed' in Parliament over marriage cheats
A former Cabinet minister fears a line has been crossed in exposing extra-marital affairs of politicians. In an interview with Kerre McIvor, Steven Joyce said cheating...
GPs still facing issues over carrying out Covid tests
GPs are still trying to work out how to safe and easily carry out Covid-19 testing alongside normal operations. The Government's urging anyone who is offered a...
New court programme hopes to break cycle for young offenders
A new initiative has been launched targeting young offenders entering the justice system. The Young Adult List will give 18 to 25-year-olds extra support in an...
Residential Tenancies Amendment Bill due for second reading
Tenants rights could be strengthened soon. The Residential Tenancies Amendment Bill is due for its second reading in the House tomorrow. It will end no-cause evictions,...