24 Jun 2013

The Panel with John Barnett and Irene Gardiner (Part 2)

From Jesse Mulligan, 1–4pm, 4:34 pm on 24 June 2013

Topics - Some researchers believe that boosting optimism could provide new ways to improve health. Eminent figures from the Victorian era including William Gladstone, Benjamin Disraeli and Florence Nightingale are set to be removed as compulsory elements of the new history curriculum for British schools, after their initial inclusion was opposed by teachers and prominent academics. A group convened by the Auckland Mayor to explore means of funding the city's long-term transport needs has been criticise for how much it is spending.