The Panel

Friday 29 April 2016, with Jim Mora

The Panel pre-show for 29 April 2016

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

The Panel with Ali Jones and John Barnett (Part 1)

4:06 PM.Intro. The latest idea on curbing house prices might be missing the mark. Freedom campers are hacking up native trees for fires.

The Panel with Ali Jones and John Barnett (Part 2)

4:07 PM.Advocadogate. Panel Says. A fire service merger will increase insurance costs. Glass balustrade ban being pushed forward at the request of Auckland council. Architect appalled by the city's apartment and multi-unit dwelling designs. Dogs make you healthier.

Intro

4:08 PM.What the Panelists Ali Jones and John Barnett have been up to.

The latest idea on curbing house prices might be missing the mark

4:15 PM.NZIER Principal Economist Kirdan Lees joins the panel with his thoughts on the finance minister's suggestion that a price to income cap be introduced as a way of curbing house prices.

Freedom campers are hacking up native trees for fires

4:27 PM.Freedom campers are at it again this time they're chopping up native trees to throw on the fire place.

Avocadogate

4:33 PM.Oops - talk about being caught out - and how social media detectives can comeback to bite you.

Panel Says

4:37 PM.What the Panelists Ali Jones and John Barnett have been thinking about.

A fire service merger will increase insurance costs

4:40 PM.Insurance council chief executive Tim Grafton is on the panel to talk about the increase in costs to pay for the new merged fire service.

Glass balustrade ban being pushed forward at the request of Auckland council

4:50 PM.Auckland council believes a ban on the glass barriers should be fast tracked to bring us in line with Australia.

Architect appalled by the city's apartment designs

4:52 PM.A leading Auckland architect says a lot of Auckland's CBD apartment blocks are eyesores.

Dogs make you healthier

4:58 PM.New research shows that people who own dogs recover more quickly from heart attacks than those without a canine companion.