The Panel

Monday 3 August 2015, with Jim Mora

The Panel pre-show for 3 August 2015

3:47 PM. Your feedback, and a preview of the guests and topics on The Panel.

The Panel with Jeremy Elwood and Guy Ryan (Part 1)

4:02 PM. What the Panelists Jeremy Elwood and Guy Ryan have been up to. A Waikato Hospital worker has been fired for not having a flu vaccination and not wearing a mask. We talk to Dr Siouxsie Wiles about how much a mask helps in keeping the flu at bay. John Key reportedly made a girl cry and Winston Peters was accused of racism. Are these two cases of wilful misunderstanding? Reporters are banned from asking actor Tom Cruise about his love-life or his religion.

The Panel with Jeremy Elwood and Guy Ryan (Part 2)

4:05 PM. Does music familiarity breed contempt or comfort? Ultra marathon runner Lisa Tamati joins the Panel to discuss heat as Iran swelters in 70 degree temperatures. Lisa's run through some of the most inhospitable places on the planet. Serious dog bites are on the rise. And it's the under-4s who are being savaged. The latest explosive allegations to engulf athletics. Singer Cilla Black has died at the age of 72. The Panel is joined by Martin van Raalte who was in the front row of her 1971 concert in Dunedin.

Panel Intro

4:07 PM. What the Panelists Jeremy Elwood and Guy Ryan have been up to.

No flu jab no job

4:10 PM. A Waikato Hospital worker has been fired for not having a flu vaccination and not wearing a mask. We talk to Dr Siouxsie Wiles about how much a mask helps in keeping the flu at bay.

Don't let me be misunderstood

4:20 PM. John Key reportedly made a girl cry and Winston Peters was accused of racism. Are these two cases of wilful misunderstanding?

Tom Cruise interviews

4:26 PM. Reporters are banned from asking actor Tom Cruise about his love-life or his religion.

Favourite songs

4:34 PM. Does music familiarity breed contempt or comfort?

Panel Says

4:39 PM. What the Panelists Jeremy Elwood and Guy Ryan have been thinking about.

Iran sweltering in heatwave

4:45 PM. Ultra marathon runner Lisa Tamati joins the Panel to discuss heat as Iran swelters in 70 degree temperatures. Lisa's run through some of the most inhospitable places on the planet.

Dog bites

4:50 PM. Serious dog bites are on the rise. And it's the under-4s who are being savaged.

Crininalising performance enhancing drugs

4:52 PM. The latest explosive allegations to engulf athletics.

Cilla Black has died

4:55 PM. Singer Cilla Black has died at the age of 72. The Panel is joined by Martin van Raalte who was in the front row of her 1971 concert in Dunedin.