The Panel

Tuesday 9 February 2016, with Jim Mora

The Panel pre-show for 9 February 2016

3:45 PM. Your feedback, and a preview of the guests and topics on The Panel.

The Panel with Ella Henry and Finlay MacDonald (Part 1)

4:04 PM. Topics: Police want more powers over guns, ATEED shouts seats at PM speech, Gareth Morgan to stump up for Abel Tasman beach, and NZers to pay UK health surcharge.

The Panel with Ella Henry and Finlay MacDonald (Part 2)

4:05 PM. Topics: Chinese Year of the Monkey, Paternity leave good for business, and French legislate against food waste.

Panel Intro

4:08 PM. What the Panelists Ella Henry and Finlay MacDonald have been up to.

Police want more powers over guns

4:13 PM. Mark Henaghan of the University of Otago discusses tighter gun control and if would make a dent in gang crime.

ATEED shouts seats at PM speech

4:19 PM. Auckland Council's economic development arm paid over $3000 for staff and guests to attend John Key's State of the Nation speech.

Gareth Morgan to stump up for Abel Tasman beach

4:25 PM. Businessman Gareth Morgan will donate $600 000 to make up for the shortfall to buy an Abel Tasman Beach to keep public access.

NZers to pay UK health surcharge

4:27 PM. The last remainling threads to the apron stings of the Motherland are being snipped with a new surcharge for New Zealanders living in the UK.

Chinese Year of the Monkey

4:34 PM. It's all monkey business this year - what does the Year of the Monkey mean to Chinese astrologers?

Panel Says

4:39 PM. What the Panelists Ella Henry and Finlay MacDonald have been thinking about.

Paternity leave good for business

4:45 PM. The CEO of Business NZ Kirk Hope discusses an Ernst and Young study that's found more women at the top is good for business and so is men taking paternity leave.

French legislate against food waste.

4:52 PM. George Langlands of food rescue organisation Kaibosh talks about whether NZ needs to follow France in making laws against food waste.