Marcus Lush speaks with Blues coach John Kirwan on Benji Marshall leaving the franchise to return to Rugby League.
Shane Jones - not a nasty bastard - according to Judith Collins.
He's summitted Everest twice and he's the son of the first man to conquer Everest - today adventurer and mountaineer Peter Hillary has told RadioLIVE's Marcus Lush sherpa's carrying expedition equipment to base camps need to be given a safer route up the mountain.
Marcus Lush speaks with Mark Owens, spokesperson for the NZTA, on Auckland's hold-up on the North Western motorway this morning, and the NZTA warning about traffic for this upcoming ANZAC weekend.
Marcus Lush speaks with Richard Green, RadioLIVE weatherman, on what the weather will be doing this long weekend, ANZAC weekend.
The Reserve Bank will hike the OCR again by 0.25% at 9 am on Thursday. The question is will it do it again in June and July and what it says about the NZ dollar, which was stubbornly high through March and April despite a 20% fall in dairy prices.
Migration was even stronger than expected in March at 3,800 for the month, the second-highest monthly net gain after the 4,700 seen in February 2003. Annual net migration rose to 31,900 in the year to March, up from 2,500 in the same period a year ago. This was the highest annual gain since January 2004 and well above the average net inflow of 11,700 seen in the last decade.
China was the biggest provider of migrants with 6,200 for the year, ahead of India on 6,100 and Britain on 5,800. It's driving up house prices and interest rates and is set to be a major political issue in the September 20 election.
Telecom has announced plans to take its caps off its broadband plans. Its rivals and Sky will sit up and take notice.
New Zealand migration rose to an 11 year high in March. Andrew Patterson talks with ANZ Chief Economist Cameron Bagrie
Andrew Patterson gets the thoughts of Chris Trotter on the resignation of Shane Jones
Willie and Ali talk with David Cunliffe and get his thoughts on the departure of Shane Jones
Mark Sainsbury talks with Shane Jones about his decision to leave the Labour Party and take up a role as roving ambassador to the Pacific Islands
Vaughn Davis talks with Pandora founder Tim Westergren on how his Internet radio service connects artists to audiences.
Labour MP Shane Jones, a senior member of Labour’s parliamentary team, a Labour leadership contender - and one of Labour’s best performing MP’s of late - is quitting politics.
And in an extraordinary twist - he’s leaving to take up a job that’s been handed to him by the National government.
Shane Jones is with RadioLIVE's Marcus Lush.
3 News Political Editor Patrick Gower broke the story that Shane Jones was quitting – and taking up a diplomatic role - designed for him by the National government.
Patrick Gower is with RadioLIVE's Marcus Lush.
Nationals’ Minister for Foreign Affairs - Murray McCully appears to be the man behind what has to be the political coup of the election campaign.
He’s enticed senior Labour caucus member Shane Jones to quit the Labour Party – just a few months out from the election - to take up a new job as a roving economic ambassador across the Pacific.
Migration figures out later on Wednesday today are likely to show net migration headed this year towards 40,000 or almost 1% of the population. That would be higher than the 2002/03 surge that coincided with Winston's anti-migration campaign. It is adding extra pressure to house prices and reducing some of the upward pressure on wages. It is set to become an election issue, if it isn't already.
Sometimes being late can be very expensive. The Marsden Point Oil Refinery's planned maintenance of its 'hydrocracker' took 18 days longer than expected due to bad weather and a compressor failure. It will cost it around US$8 million in lost processing fees.
Genesis had another good day on the market. It was the most traded as brokers hoovered up small parcels to sell on to funds who have to buy the shares. It closed up another 2 cents at NZ$1.83 and was the most traded on the market.
New Zealand exported more sheepmeat to China (18,923 tonnes) than to all of the European Union (17,219 tonnes) in February. Both are up 11% from a year ago. We see China as a dairy story but exports of meat are growing fast too.
Vaughn Davis discusses the pros and cons of crowd funding with Natalie Whitikar and Mark Mitchell
Vaughn Davis catches up with Don McGlashan about what it's like now for music in the digital age.
Marcus Lush talks with TradeMe CEO John MacDonald on the latest interesting listings on the website. Today there's a Tui vending machine, Whittakers easter chocolates, 3 hot laps with Greg Murphy, a property listed as a bucket of sand and a massive scale slot-car set.
Marcus Lush speaks with former All Black Stu Wilson and league broadcaster Stephen McIvor on Benji Marshall wanting to drop his rugby experiment with the Blues and return to the NRL.
Marcus Lush talks with John Key on the Judith Collins Oravida saga, Mr. Parata's Shane Jones donation, his ANZAC Day happenings and Benji Marshall pulling the plug on the Blues.
Blues coach John Kirwan speaks on Benji Marshall leaving the franchise
Shane Jones and Judith Collins with Marcus Lush - one last time?
Change the route through "ice hell" to make Everest safer for sherpas - Peter Hillary
Mark Sainsbury with Shane Jones
Sean Plunket with Associate Health Minister Peter Dunne
Sean Plunket talks with Mana Party leader Hone Harawira
Andrew Patterson talks New Zealand migration with Cameron Bagrie, ANZ Chief Economist
Andrew Patterson chats with Chris Trotter about Shane Jones
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