Weekend Life: In Case You Missed Sunday

Weekend Life 09/12/2018

In case you missed it, here's a look back at the best bits from Weekend Life with Trudi Nelson on Sunday 9th December, 2018.

Air New Zealand warns holiday strikes

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Tens of thousands of travellers could see their holiday plans disrupted after Air New Zealand union workers announced plans to strike just before Christmas.

Savage, head of aviation at Air New Zealand explains how many workers are affected and why they have been in negotiations for six weeks.

Education shakeup

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New Zealand schools are failing the most disadvantaged children and young people, a new Government report has revealed, noting that "performance is slipping".

Lynda Stuart, NZEI president shares her feedback on the matter, and what the biggest shakeup in 30 years is going to change.

Money Matters

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RadioLIVE's resident economist Shamubeel Eaqub discusses why oil prices have fallen so much, and the thaw in the US China trade war.

Political Panel: David Seymour & Mike Williams

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ACT party leader David Seymour and former Labour party president Mike Williams discuss industrial action, Maggie Barry & bullying and the mental health inquiry for this weeks Political Panel.

Politics 101: Chloe Swarbrick & Hamish Walker

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Green Party MP Chloe Swarbrick and National Party Hamish Walker MP, join the panel to discuss the mental health report, kiwibuild housing and the drinking age.

New Zealand's failings around dementia

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Alzheimers NZ chief executive Catherine Hall discusses the new global report on dementia.

The report shows New Zealand is failing, as dementia has doubled since 1990 from 20.2 million to nearly 44 million.

2018 quote of the year

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Dr Heather Kavan from Massey University shares their quote of the year competition finalists.

Will number one be John Key, Jacinda Ardern or Simon Bridges?

Tip Top icecream

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Hamish Gow, professor of Agribusiness at Massey business school discusses the sale of the iconic Tip Top brand.

He explains what a change of hands would mean for employees at Tip Top and whether it makes financial sense.

University of Otago's largest ever donation

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The University of Otago foundation trust chair John Ward delves into the most significant single donation in the University’s almost 150 year history.

The 10 million dollar donation will be used for funding in the university.

Spotify wrapped

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Resident music reviewer Paula Yeoman shares her top four songs from 2018 - as told by Spotify.

New Zealand artists Theia and Chores make the list.

Kiwi music legend Dennis Marsh

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Kiwi artist Dennis Marsh has just released his 30th and final album: Backyard Party.

He explains he's been hooked on music since his career began in the 1980's but his says now it's "all history".

Listen to the full interviews above.

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