The Panel with Ali Jones and Neil Miller (Part 1)
Topics - Children's Commissioner Russell Wills says there's no actual plan to combat poverty. He's released his second annual Child Poverty Monitor. The Families Commission is now called the Social Policy Evaluation and Research Unit. Or SuperU. Labour's Carmel Sepuloni says it speaks volumes about the government's priorities and she's wondering how seriously the government takes the work of the Families Commission. Paua divers are concerned shark behaviour around Stewart Island is changing and their lives are being put in danger because of new practises for attracting Great Whites being used to show sharks off to tourists.