Kerre McIvor Mornings
KERRE MCIVOR MORNINGS
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Media Council upholds complaint on Kerre McIvor column
On September 29, 2021 NZME published online, and linked on Facebook, a text transcript of part of a radio broadcast by Kerre McIvor on Newstalk ZB about the lockdown...
Watch: National leader Christopher Luxon joins Kerre McIvor Mornings
Watch above as National Party leader Christopher Luxon joined Kerre McIvor live in studio on Newstalk ZB.
Kerre McIvor: To the Janines and Jans, can we take a chill pill now?
Remember the call earlier this week with Janine? If you were with me, you won't have forgotten it just yet. Janine was the one who said the hospitals were being...
NZ Herald Business Editor at Large breaks down GDP figure
Gross domestic product has fallen 3.7 percent in the September quarter. Stats NZ says it's the second largest fall since the current series began in 1986. It says...
Caller Update: Aucklander Linda trying to get to Hawke's Bay phones in
You'll remember at the start of November Linda called in, she was trying to cross the border, desperate to see her daughter who had two major surgeries with major...
Nicola Willis: Auditor-General's report on social housing shows sloppy management
A damning report from the Auditor-General has found significant deficiencies in how the Ministry of Social Development paid for private rental properties to be used...
Kerre McIvor: Can someone please explain why Auckland is still in Red?
17 more days in Red for Auckland and the other Red regions. Just doesn't seem to make any sense, and I think that must be my most oft quoted phrase of the year. I...
One Whanau at a Time founder provides a Christmas update
Papa Honez first called into the show at the start of May. He and his English Rose, Rachel, had started an organisation called One Whanau at a Time that was collecting...
Mother of daughter who desperately needed facial surgery provides an update
On Friday I shared the story of Brittany Kremers, a 25-year-old woman who was denied desperately needed facial surgery at the eleventh hour by the Christchurch DHB. The...
Kerre McIvor: It's no surprise that industries are struggling to fill vacancies with MIQ requirements
It is no surprise really, is it, that industries, professions and trades are struggling to fill vacancies in almost every role, every capacity. It was tough this...
Listener provides update on his not being able to see his wife in September
Listener Trevor called into the show at the end of September. He was hurt and frustrated that he hadn't been able to see his wife in her rest home for six weeks. Despite...
Frank Advice: How National's proposed social investment policy works
National Party leader Christopher Luxon has been talking about a social investment policy. It's an area that he has pinpointed as a priority and he's put his deputy...
Kerre McIvor: The first smokefree generation?
Well, piece of news yesterday, people under 14 won't be able to buy cigarettes. And I thought when I saw the headline well what's new, they can't now anyway. People...
Greater Auckland advocacy website editor: Auckland Transports proposed cycleway
Auckland Transport is being criticised for a cycleway plan costing $8m per kilometre. More than $144 million out of a billion-dollar city Council climate package...
Centre of Research Excellence Director: Serious concerns about smokefree 2025 policies
A tobacco control expert says she has serious concerns about new smokefree 2025 policies. They will reduce the amount of nicotine allowed in cigarettes and limit...
Kerre McIvor: Do you need a union to get paid what you're worth?
New Zealand is a nation of small and medium businesses. 97 percent of all firms are classified as SMEs. They account for 28 percent of employment and contribute...
Sentinel Managing Director: The controversial housing bill being rushed through Parliament
Labour and National are making changes to their controversial housing bill which is being rushed through Parliament before Christmas. The two parties came together...
Kerre McIvor: How are you feeling knowing about the border plan for Auckland and Northland?
How you feeling waking up this morning knowing that the Ministry of Health thought it was a good idea for Auckland boundary restrictions to be lifted and the whole...
Kerre McIvor: Is the new National Party lineup the alternative you've been waiting for?
As you would have heard Mike discussing this morning, Christopher Luxon has announced his shadow ministers. Audrey Young and the New Zealand Herald has done a great head-to-head with...
Inland Revenue chief on undertaking their biggest ever computer project
Inland Revenue have undertaken its biggest-ever computer project, switching off its first computer system following a five-year transition to new technology. Unisys...
Solar Bay co-founder on Chch Airport farm big enough to power 20% of the city
A solar farm big enough to power 20 percent of residential Christchurch is to be built at the city's airport. Kowhai Park is 400 hectares of land at Christchurch...
Calls for reset of Pharmac review following transparency issues
An interim report into Pharmac has found issues with transparency, fairness and equity. The independent review is the first since the drug buying agency was established...
Kerre McIvor: Pharmac playing Casper the ghost
An interim report of a major Pharmac review has slated Pharmac over its fortress mentality as regards sharing information and its poor progress in addressing equity...
Kerre McIvor: Do we really all want to aim for mediocrity?
When did it become a crime to own property in this country? Or indeed, when did it become a crime to be successful in this country? The attempt to destabilize the...
Kerre McIvor: Who knows whether Luxon will be the answer to National's woes?
Speaking of new faces, new leader of the National Party! The first email arrived just after the announcement, that as expected, Christopher Luxon would be the...
Kerre McIvor: It's a matter of time before another police officer is killed and officers know that
I received this text yesterday. “I'm a police officer of 12 years. Every day I wake up and say what's the point? We have no support from the top dogs. Every day...
Haka Tourism: Closure of YHA hostels is a massive blow to NZ tourism
The closure of Kiwi YHA hostels is a massive blow to tourism. Due to financial difficulties, the eleven hostels will close from December 15. Haka Tourism has used...
Associate Housing Minister responds to criticism over Kāinga Ora's eviction policy
Flames are licking around the feet of Kāinga Ora bosses and Associate Housing Minister Poto Williams, as calls mount for the no evictions policy to be scrapped by...
Senior Econimist ahead of Reserve Banks decision on the Official Cash Rate
Jamie Gray's piece in Monday's New Zealand Herald detailed what the Reserve Bank will do with the $55 billion in New Zealand Government bonds now Quantitative Easing...
Kerre McIvor: The winners and losers from yesterday's announcement
So, the winners and losers from yesterday's announcement - hairdressers can open as of Thursday, and spare a thought for the poor men and women behind the scissors....