Listen to my Sunday morning Radio Live panel with Mark Sainsbury and Deborah Coddington.
Winston Peters is turning 70. Will it slow him down? It sure doesn’t look like it.
We pay tribute to newly-created knight, Sir Peter Williams QC, while discussing a spate of recent attacks by young people on vulnerable seniors in Wellsford and Onehunga and more modern approaches to dealing with offenders emphasising rehabilitative and restorative justice over the punitive approaches that are often called for in highly-publicised cases.
Will Camilla Parker-Bowles be a good queen? Do we really care? I say it’s time for us to become a republic and Charles becoming king will precipitate that quickly.
Restaurant Brands which owns the KFC, Pizza Hut, Carl’s Jr and Starbucks chains has committed to end zero hour contracts by July this year in a new collective agreement negotiated with Unite Union. The proposal promises staff that at least 80% of average hours will be guaranteed using a three month rolling average of hours worked up to a maximum of 32 hours a week. We approve.
Is Phil Goff the man to lead Auckland Council? As he publicly warms up to the idea, the odds are looking good.