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.
It could take up to 3 weeks to recover all the bodies from the capsized South Korean ferry.
And the blame game has begun over what happened to the ferry and why the evacuation and rescue was such a shambles.
With me now is Bruce Reid - he’s CEO of the International Marine Rescue Federation - based in London.
The Reserve Bank is expected to hike the OCR by another 25 basis points on Thursday, which might surprise a few people on floating mortgages. This is despite flat inflation and a slowdown in house price inflation.
Genesis floated on Thursday with a premium of 17% to the IPO price. There was quite a lot of premium left on the table.
The Forbes article about NZ's bubble bursting caused a stir over the weekend. I think Jesse Columbo didn't take into account a few automatic stabilisers and government responses.
Tuesday 22nd April 2014
Tony Murrell speaks with Kate Marshall from Waimea Nurseries on Miniature Fruit Trees!
Tony Murrell speaks with Benji Woodman, Orchardist, Grower and Designer of Organic Fruit Tree Orchards at Forgotten Fruits in Kaiwaka, Northland, on everything fruit! Today, treating and cleaning diseased fruit trees, and how to get the most fruit from your trees.
Tony Murrell speaks with Fiona Eady from Larnach Castle in Dunedin, on the life cycle of Native Plants in the home garden. From Monday 21st April 2014.
Interview with Michael Hewat, dicussing what proof there is for Jesus Christ.
AUDIO: Shane Jones: I can't give it 1000 per cent - so I'm leaving
AUDIO: Shane Jones departure shocking news for Labour - Paddy Gower
Murray McCully denies ambassador role "designed" for Shane Jones
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
Secret Santa 2013: Hayley
Secret Santa 2013: William & Shawny
Secret Santa 2013: Carolyn