Wednesday 4 March 2015, with Jim Mora
Audio from Wednesday 4 March 2015
The Panel Pre-Show ( 14′ 34″ )
15:45 Your feedback, and a preview of the guests and topics on The Panel.
16:05 Topics: Housing Prices; Teina Pora A Free Man and Northland By Election.
Intro ( 1′ 59″ )
16:08 What the panelists Dita de Boni and Bernard Hickey have been up to.
Housing Prices ( 6′ 39″ )
16:10 Jim asks Bernard when will the house price rise stop. Auckland's average asking price is now $750k.
Teina Pora A Free Man ( 12′ 23″ )
16:16 The Privvy Council has quashed Teina Pora's murder conviction. His lawyer Jonathan Krebs joins the Panel to discuss if a re-trial is possible and the likelihood of compensation for the 21 years he's spent in prison.
Northland By Election ( 2′ 55″ )
16:28 A split vote is on the cards in the Northland by election. Labour's candidate has taken the edge of a two-horse race between Winston Peters and Mark Osborne.
The Evolution of the Meme ( 4′ 22″ )
16:35 A photo of a woodpecker with a weasel on it's back is the latest picture to be taken by the internet and take on a life of it's own.
16:35 Topics: The Evolution of the Meme; the Panel says; Boy Racers in Waikato; Tourism Boss Says Don't Bully Tourists; Residents Oppose RSA Bar Opening and Restricting Advertising Infant Formula.
Panel says ( 7′ 03″ )
16:39 What's on the minds of panelists Dita de Boni and Bernard Hickey.
Boy Racers in Waikato ( 6′ 14″ )
16:45 The deputy mayor of Waikato District Dynes Fulton talks to the Panel about the on-going boy racer issue in his district.
Tourism Boss Says Don't Bully Tourists ( 3′ 34″ )
16:52 Foreign drivers. Don't take the cars keys off them said the PM yesterday. Now Destination Queenstown's CEO Graham Budd says this is bullying and abusive behaviour and goes against how we normally treat visitors.
Residents Oppose RSA Bar Opening ( 3′ 25″ )
16:55 Neighbours of the RSA in Christchurch are against it getting a liquor licence because of possible noise problems.
Restricting Advertising Infant Formula ( 1′ 08″ )
16:58 Fears breastfeeding could be negatively impacted by the advertising and marketing of infant formula.