Weekend Life: In case you missed Sunday

Weekend Life 16/12/2018

In case you missed it, here's a look back at the best bits from Weekend Life with Roman Travers on Sunday 16th December, 2018.

Midwives talk mass resignation

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Midwives say their profession is at crisis point, with neary 1200 of them recently ended two weeks of rolling two hour stoppages in pursuit of better pay and conditions.

Jill Ovens, union negotiator explains why they didn't accept the previous pay offer and what the timeline is now for the members.

Money Matters

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Shamubeel Eaqub, our resident economist discusses the latest houseshold wealth data from Stats NZ, and why wealth matters.

Political Panel: Rodney Hide & Chris Trotter

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Former ACT party leader Rodney Hide and political commentator Chris Trotter discuss Grace Millane, the brexit drama, the yellow vest revolt and synthetic cannabis.

Brexit drama

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Associate Professor Stephen Hoadley discusses the latest events in Britian regarding the vote of no confidence in the Prime Minister.

He also shares whether he believes Theresa May's Brexit deal is dead.

The global compact on migration

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Charles Michel, Belgian Prime Minister struggled to hold on to power last weekend as he faces political upheaval caused by the symbolic global pact on migration.

Al Gillespie, Professor at University of Waikato explains the global compact and how this has split the Belgium government.

Helicopter experiences

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Heletranz has just launched an amazing new dining package to treat yourself this summer on Waiheke Island – the ultimate Waiheke Progressive Heli-Dining experience.

Sofia Ambler, owner of Heletranz explains what experiences people look for, the best way to explore our country and why she became involved in the helicopter business.

Mega sized trout

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Fish & Game officers have released about 200 mega-sized trout into Lake Rotorua near the Ngongotaha stream mouth.

Officer Mark Sherburn explains how they got so big and the hatching process.

Decline in wine

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While 5 million gallons of New Zealand wine are consumed around the world every day, consumption in some key markets is actually declining.

Wine writer Michael Cooper shares what age group is drinking more, and where the downward trend is most noticable.

Christmas Music

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Resident music reviewer Paula Yeoman trawls through some Christmas songs from over the years.

Should the artist hang their head in shame or do they get the seal of approval?

Listen to the full interviews above.

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