Simon Barnett and Phil Gifford Afternoons
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Simon Barnett and Phil Gifford Afternoons
12pm-4pm Tuesday to Friday
Great company and a fresh perspective.
Brand new for 2019, join Simon Barnett and Phil Gifford to discuss and debate the issues that matter most to New Zealanders.
From the world stage to here at home, with the latest in news and views, you will always be in the know with Si and Phil.
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James Griffin, author and famed screenwriter talks his new book
Machete and The Ghost is the book that charts the careers of the two greatest AB's who never existed. It chronicles their mythical on-field achievements; tells...
You Da Man: Two in a row for Si and he's loving it
It's a game we play every Friday. You Da Man, the guys pick their favourite songs of the week and the audience picks their favourite. First to 3 votes takes it out.After...
"I just concentrated on keeping my head above water"
David Bishop is lucky to be alive after being swept out to see in New Plymouth last week. He spent an hour in two-metre swells off Back Beach after a wave knocked...
Sir John Kirwan: "You've got to take your hat off to Hansen"
A former All Blacks legend says the dramatic team selection for the second Bledisloe Cup is the right move. The dropping of Owen Franks, Ben Smith and Rieko...
Hilary Barry: "Sometimes I still get stage fright"
Seven Sharp presenter Hilary Barry was on with Simon and Phil for this week’s Six and a Song. Voted Favourite New Zealand Female Personality, multiple winner...
The Beat with Inspector Hirone Waretini
Every 3 weeks we're joined by Inspector Hirone Waretini from the New Zealand Police to talk topics and take your questions and phone calls in a segment we call The...
Mark Inglis: Any day you can walk away from an avalanche is a good day
Prominent New Zealand Mountaineer and double amputee Mark Inglis says you need to know what you're doing to tackle Mt Cook. There are currently considerable...
Young referee saves 14-year-old rugby player who stopped breathing
A quick-thinking referee saved the life of a 14-year-old rugby player after he stopped breathing during a match. Wellington College player Punaarika O'Sullivan...
The Dog Box with our resident vet Seton Butler
Our resident vet and professional advisor for the New Zealand Veterinary Council Seton Butler joined Simon and Phil for our regular Dog Box segment. They discussed...
Sports doctor: Brain injuries won't stop people playing contact sports
A sports doctor has pushed back at claims people will stop playing contact sports because of potential brain injuries. It comes after comments made by Doctor Bennet...
Jeff Wilson: 'Discipline let them down'
The All Blacks have completed an honest review session into their defeat by the Wallabies in Perth. They've arrived home and completed a gym session, as well...
You Da Man: Si gets his win!
It's a game we play every Friday. You Da Man, the guys pick their favourite songs of the week and the audience picks their favourite. First to 3 votes takes it...
What are you up to? with Sam Johnson
A new segment today with Simon and Phil we call What are you up to? This week a pleasure to be joined by one of the founders of the Student Volunteer Army Sam Johnson. We...
Former detective concerned over inmate evidence being used in criminal trials
More curbs on evidence from inmates are needed when it comes to criminal trials. It comes after news a key witness in a murder trial, a jailhouse snitch who had...
Simon Bridges: What he really thinks about Winston Peters
If things had turned out differently, Simon Bridges would be the one behind the microphone. The National leader revealed to Simon Barnett and Phil Gifford that...
‘Affairs are sometimes a product of unmet needs’
Would you tell a friend their partner was cheating on them if you knew? That’s the question Simon and Phil put to Dr Anna Martin, a child, Adolescent, Adult...
Simon Bridges: 'Winston is a cheeky rogue who amuses me greatly'
Simon and Phil were joined by National Party Leader Simon Bridges for their first chat together. They covered why he got into politics, which parliamentarian he’d...
Sophie Pascoe: It’s about the legacy now for me
Champion Paralympian swimmer Sophie Pascoe was the guest this week for Six and a Song. Winning a total of nine gold medals and six silver medals, she is New Zealand’s...
Better Halves with Kate Hawkesby: We don't talk politics at home
Early Edition Host and Mike Hosking's wife Kate Hawkesby joined Simon Barnett and Phil Gifford for our first ever 'Better Halves'. Every month we talk to the better...
OCR cut good news for mortgage holders.
A financial advisor says the OCR cut is good news for mortgage holders, bad news for those with term deposits The Reserve Bank was widely expected to cut the...
Everything you need to know for streaming 2019 Rugby World Cup
A telecommunications expert says people need to get prepared if they want great Rugby World Cup viewing. Spark is appealing to rugby fans not to leave it to...
Man can't go overseas as his surname is 'too rude' for passport
If you're into overseas travel but interested in changing your name, you may want to take note of this man's mistake. After changing his name, Kenny Kennard is...
Taboo around botox is changing rapidly
How common place is it becoming to undertake botox and other cosmetic medicine treatments? Simon and Phil talked about the growing popularity of a range of different...
Law Corner with Gareth Abdinor: Working more hours than specified in your contract
Gareth Abdinor, Partner with Malley & Co law back with this weeks Law Corner. Every fortnight we have Gareth in to take your calls and questions everything...
Phil's on a streak with You Da Man
It's a game we play every Friday. You Da Man , where Simon, Phil, and producer Tyler pick their favourite songs of the week and the audience picks their favourite. First...