Mike Hosking Breakfast
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MIKE HOSKING BREAKFAST
Open your mind to the world with New Zealand’s number one breakfast show.
Without question, as New Zealand’s number one talk host, Mike Hosking sets the day’s agenda.
The sharpest voice and mind in the business, Mike drives strong opinion, delivers the best talent, and always leaves you wanting more.
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Fecal transplants could help cure range of diseases
New Zealand researchers have re-examined the evidence of using Fecal transplants to cure diseases. The Liggins Institute research concludes that in fecal transplants,...
Calls for investigation after woman's double suicide attempt
A woman who witnessed a teenager try to jump off a bridge twice in one day is calling for the hospital which released her to investigate the incident. At around...
Gender pay gap issue hits NZ Cricket
Former Black Cap Peter McGlashan has pointed out the wage difference in domestic cricket following a Twenty20 double header in Auckland yesterday. McGlashan claims...
THE RE-WRAP: Get a Haircut...
THE BEST BITS IN A SILLIER PACKAGE (from Tuesday's Mike Hosking Breakfast) ...and Get a Real Job/Economy Is a Bummer/Who's Running This Place?/Robot Apocalypse Update/Bottle...
Mike Hosking: NZ's economy is in major trouble
One of the broad themes over the holidays, if you were a follower of proper news, as opposed to the ongoing updates on crashes, rescues, and general summertime calamity,...
Female tradies hammered by gender pay gap
A survey of New Zealand's blue collar (wage based) workers has revealed a gender pay-gap almost twice that of the overall workforce, with female tradies the furthest...
Jacinda Ardern signs deal with British PM Theresa May
New Zealand and Britain have signed an agreement which gives certainty to New Zealand businesses if Britain leaves the European Union with no plan in place. Prime...
Concern political 'standoff' could lead to no-deal Brexit
British Prime Minister Theresa May has delivered her Brexit plan B to parliament this morning, highlighting three key changes. May outlined the new commitments...
Mike's Minute: We have an industry of work dodgers
Could the fact that there are 11,000 more people on jobseeker support benefits and the fact we can't get anyone to plant trees be linked? I think it can. The government's...
THE RE-WRAP: Same Old Brexit
THE BEST BITS IN A SILLIER PACKAGE (from Monday's Mike Hosking Breakfast) The Mess Continues/Same Old Cock-Up/Will Somebody Plant These Trees Please?/The Next Waste...
Digital report cards are better for children, parents but worse for teachers: Principal
A primary school principal says digital reports cards could be better for kids and parents but would mean more work for teachers. Education Minister Chris Hipkins...
'Only a matter of time': Pilots call for laser ban as crash feared
Experts are calling for an outright ban on handheld lasers over concerns of a serious plane crash with the number of incidents up 30 per cent in the last five years. An...
Increased calls for drug use to be treated as health issue
There are calls for more a lenient approach to low-tier drug crimes, including 'non-court options' for crimes like possession, personal use and use of drug utensils. Non-court...
Mike's Minute: New Year, same old Kiwibuld cock-ups
In a “did we really go on holiday or did the same weird stuff keep on happening this whole time“ kind of way, we have the resignation on Friday of Stephen Barclay,...
Cannabis debate continues as researcher urges caution
A cannabis researcher is calling for a cautious approach to changing cannabis laws. A binding referendum on the matter will be held at the 2020 general election...
Govt hits back at criticism as job seeker benefits rise
The Government has hit back at claims they have been soft on sanctions leading to 11,000 more people claiming the job seeker benefit. The Opposition says this is...
THE RE-WRAP: Feckless
THE BEST BITS IN A SILLIER PACKAGE (from Friday's Mike Hosking Breakfast) Oik Review/God's Waiting Room/Where Has All the Coffee Gone?/Eggdate
New diet hailed as 'life-saving' but comes with a catch
A new diet is being hailed as "life-saving" by experts, but there's a catch...you can only eat red meat once a week. That's as much red meat people should eat to...
Revealed: Number of Kiwi doctors disciplined for inappropriate prescriptions
New research from Auckland University shows only 24 doctors in the last 20 years have faced disciplinary action for inappropriately prescribing drugs. Lead author...