Simon Barnett and Phil Gifford Afternoons
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Simon Barnett and Phil Gifford Afternoons
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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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Gerard and Deb Stokes: It's been a crazy 48 hours.
A pleasure to have Gerard and Deb Stokes on with Simon and Phil to discuss their son Ben's epic Cricket World Cup Final A deflection off his bat cost his country...
Talk back caller Steven reveals his very funny, but terrifying Russian horror flight.
Listen to Simon and Phil chat with talkback caller Steven about his hilarious, but equally terrifying flight in Russia. It came on the back of a story of a flight...
Hotwater Bottles: What you need to know.
Well on the back of some pretty staggering figures from ACC on the number of injuries from the humble hot water bottle, we thought a good PSA was in order. ACC...
Greg O'Connor: If we can't get tickets we'll be watching the final at 10 Downing Street
There'll be a first-time winner of the Cricket World Cup on Monday morning after England crushed Australia to join the Black Caps in the final. The tournament hosts...
Kyle Mills: We haven't played our best game yet.
Either England or New Zealand will win the cricket World Cup for the first time overnight Sunday. After crushing Australia, England will play in a first final since...
Levelling sons bike park 'over the top'
The father of a young man who helped build a bike park in Christchurch's red zone says it's destruction by LINZ felt over the top. A group of eight boys spent...
LINZ open to discussing bike track on government land.
Hopes a solution can be found after a red zone BMX track built by youths was flattened. A group of eight boys spent their spare time constructing jumps and berms...
Six and a Song: Oscar Kightley
Writer, comedian, actor, and all round great guy Oscar Kightley joined Simon and Phil in studio for the first Six and a Song segment. That's where we get a special...
Simon's super easy homemade cleaning recipe
Simon shares his homemade cleaning recipe which he swears by: -Half a cup of water -Half a cup of white vinegar -10 drops of essential oil -15 drops of tea...
Rebecca Reider: Legislation around medical cannabis still really patchy
There's a push for police to ease up on those accessing cannabis on the black market for medical reasons. The Ministry of Health's published its proposal around...
Chris Harris: I jumped off the couch when Guptill hit those stumps
Martin Guptill has struggled with the bat at the cricket World Cup, but produced a pivotal moment in the field to help New Zealand win the semi-final against India...
'I've got nothing to lose': Dame Valerie wants to compete at Tokyo 2020
Gold medallist Dame Valerie Adams intends to return to the Olympics for another shot at glory. The shotput star, who is a four time World Champion and two-time...
Seton Butler: The Dog Box on looking after your pets
Our resident vet and professional advisor for the New Zealand Veterinary Council Seton Butler joined Simon and Phil for the first Dog Box segment. They discussed...
Wesley College criticised by girl's mother after 'violating' treatment at school ball
A mother whose daughter had to pull her dress up and was patted down before entering a school ball says she's been violated. The 17-year-old girl attended Wesley...
Poldark star reveals how shirtless scene made him aware of female objectivity
He has got women swooning over him after that shirtless scene in the Cornish series Poldark. So it's of little surprise Poldark star Aidan Turner, 36, confessed...
Nathan McCullum: Blackcaps still dangerous
The Black Caps insist they can get out of their form slump at the right time. The kiwi cricketers head into tonight's Cricket World Cup semi-final on the back of...
Foreman Allan Lennie: There's still a way to go in the industry addressing bullying
Auckland man Allan Lennie was the victim of vicious homophobia in his workplace but has turned the experience into a positive. Scottish-born Auckland construction...
Gareth Abdinor: Law Corner on your rights as a contractor
Gareth Abdinor from Malley & Co law firm joined Simon and Phil to answer your employment questions as part of their regular Law Corner segment. This week we discussed...
Budget adviser: Lending services taking advantage of desperate people
A budget advisory service says predatory lenders are taking advantage of desperate people. Lending company Moola is facing legal action over interest rates of more...
Dancing cockatoo Snowball learned 14 moves by himself, study finds
Snowball can headbang, vogue and body roll as well as, if not better than, any rhythmically inclined human. Never mind he's covered in feathers. The sulphur-crested...
PM: I'm human, absolutely I suffer from parental guilt.
Prime Minister and mum Jacinda Ardern has revealed the impact her job has on the time she gets to spend with her daughter, Neve, who recently celebrated her first...
'Notorious' gang member Puk Kireka: Everyone needs a second chance
'Notorious' gang member Puk Kireka who struggled to find a job due to his distinctive face tattoo talks to Si and Phil about his new job as a personal trainer, his...
Bic Runga performs for Simon Barnett and Phil Gifford
Bic Runga has been a star of the New Zealand music industry for over twenty years now, and she is still going strong. Now, Runga will be the first resident in...
Kyle Mills - Wives and partners not distraction for under-fire Black Caps
Former Black Cap and cricket commentator Kyle Mills talks with Simon and Phil about whether the Black Caps having wives and partners at the World Cup could be a...
Parenting tips for the modern world with The Parenting Place's John Cowan
John Cowan from The Parenting Place talks with Si and Phil about how to navigate all the modern minefields of being a parent.