The Panel: Is Blackface really racist?

Author
Newstalk ZB,
Section
Audio,
Publish Date
Saturday, 17 November 2018, 3:59p.m.
The club initially defended its actions on social media, urging people not to be too precious.

Newstalk ZB host and Film reviewer Francesca Rudkin along with TVNZ journalist Mark Chrysell join The Weekend Collective to discuss the issues making news today.

- The Mt View Lions Club is in damage control after six people donned minstrel costumes for the town's Christmas Parade in Harewa.

- Japan's minister in charge of cybersecurity is in the spotlight for acknowledging he has never used a computer before.

- Lime escooters are still causing debate, should they be allowed in cycle lanes which are often empty?

- Debate is raging as Tauranga City Council looks likely to pass a controversial bylaw banning begging and rough sleeping within 5m of CBD retail or hospitality premises next week.

LISTEN ABOVE AS FRANCESCA RUDKIN AND MARK CRYSELL SPEAK TO THE WEEKEND COLLECTIVE

ON AIR: Leighton Smith Show

8:30a.m. - 12p.m.